Hudson, OH – Cleveland Steel Container (CSC), a global leader in the steel pail industry, is thrilled to announce Akzo Nobel as the recipient of the coveted 2023 Golden Pail Award. This prestigious accolade is presented annually to one distinguished customer who exemplifies a true spirit of collaboration and partnership.

Renowned for its innovative and sustainable paint solutions, Akzo Nobel has been chosen for its exceptional dedication to fostering a mutually beneficial relationship with CSC.

“’Annually, we select a customer who not only meets but exceeds expectations in partnership with us. This year, Akzo Nobel stood out for their unparalleled commitment and dedication, making them the ideal recipient of the Golden Pail Award,’ said Dan Roether, Vice President of Sales at Cleveland Steel Container.”

The award presentation, scheduled for this spring in Nashville, will see CSC representatives honor Arthur, Bill, Trish, and the Akzo Nobel team. This event celebrates their significant achievement and further cements the strong bond shared between both companies.

“We are excited to come to Nashville to present this award,” added Roether. “It’s our way of saying thank you to the hard work and commitment of the Akzo Nobel team. We look forward to celebrating this achievement with a presentation followed by a dinner of their choice.”

Symbolizing excellence in business partnership and collaboration, the Golden Pail Award is a testament to Akzo Nobel’s commitment to these values. CSC proudly acknowledges their contribution with this year’s award.

For more details on the Golden Pail Award or to arrange an interview with representatives from CSC or Akzo Nobel, please contact Jeff Swan at (440) 773-5643 or email

**About Cleveland Steel Container (CSC)**

Cleveland Steel Container Corporation is one of the largest manufacturers of steel pails in the United States. The Company markets its products throughout North America to both large Fortune 500 companies as well as small, family-owned businesses.

Multiple fully capable steel pail plants are situated in key market areas of the country. A metal stamping plant is in Streetsboro, Ohio, to provide component parts to the pail plants. The corporate headquarters is located in Hudson, Ohio. The Company maintains a state-of-the-art Technical Center in Streetsboro, Ohio, to develop new products, design and build advanced pail-making technology, and support ongoing operations at the Company’s manufacturing facilities.