About Us

Somec Containers . . . a proven history of excellence

1955

Established as Rollason Engineering and Manufacturing, we built a reputation as the premiere provider of equipment, tools & dies, spare parts and engineering and rebuilding services for can makers.

1984

We acquired Callahan Ams, a machinery builder specializing in presses, flangers and seamers.

1994

The Company's acquisition by U.S. Can adds enhanced capabilities - the bottle and can Test Equipment Division and U.S. Can's Proprietary Products Group - which provides products to the can-making, metal-forming and the glass and PET container manufacturing industries.

1997

Acquired the can tester product line (Borden Air Pocket Tester) from Alcoa

1998

Acquired the Borden plastic bottle tester line from Alcoa packaging.
Acquired the Borden End Tester line from Alcoa Packaging.
Acquired by Daiwa Can Company a premiere Japanese manufacturing company supplying a vast array of innovative canning and packaging solutions.

Somec Containers is the OEM for many products and product lines used in the Canning, Bottling and Glass industries.

BORDEN / ALCOA Testers - OEM BORDEN Tester Spare Parts
Huge Inventory

 

PROPRIETARY PRODUCTS - OEMAP-5 Cold End Glass Coating
HIPAK Mold Release
Wax
Spare Parts

 

 

ROLLASON / CALLAHAN - OEMCan Making Machine Spare Parts
Tooling
Dies

 

U.S. CAN - OEMCan Making Machine Spare Parts
Tooling
Dies

 

PRODIGY GT-27 - OEMWe carry a full line of spare parts