McKernan is a packaging retailer.

For over half a century, the name McKernan has been synonymous with quality discount packaging. From our humble beginnings in 1959 until today we have dealt in packaging components that our suppliers consider excess: bottles, jars, caps, sprayers, etc. We buy them from contract packagers, fillers, and major manufacturers of cosmetics, household products, pet supplies, pharmaceuticals and other products.

All of the packaging components we purchase are Top-shelf: their only "flaw" is that, for a variety of reasons, the product manufacturer no longer needs them and instead of adding to a growing corporate waste problem, has... (more)


This stage involves gathering all the necessary materials needed to make your product. Some factories provide materials and assembly; sometimes you will need to buy materials separately.


"Production run" means making a lot of one product at once. The factories listed under "production" can produce small and/or large quantities. The minimum order for a production run can vary from factory to factory (some have no minimum, some require a dozen, and some require up to 1,000 to be made at once)