• 16300 W. 103rd St Lemont, IL 60439
  • 708.442.2000
  • theresa.lyons.abarr@gmail.com
ABOUT US: Containers Inc. | A. Barr Simpson | A. Barr Sales
Family Owned Since 1964

Containers Inc., incorporated July 25th, 1964, is the parent company of both A. Barr Sales and A. Barr Simpson.

A. Barr Sales is located in Lemont, Illinois, and is both a distributor and manufacturer of fountain soda products, such as Royal Crown Cola, Diet Rite Cola, Nehi Flavors, Red Parrot brand juices, Raven Energy Drink, Chilly Willee Soft Ice, several private label flavors, as well as Carbon Dioxide, Helium, Nitrogen, and Mixed Gas.

Bernie and Marilyn Barc, the founders of Containers Inc., retired in 2003. Tom Barc now continues in Bernie and Marilyn’s footsteps in building a company with hard work and integrity. Tom is active in the daily management of his companies. He appreciates even A Barr’s smallest customer, as they have helped contribute to A. Barr’s success, just as Tom hopes that A. Barr can help contribute to theirs.

Our Team

Tom Barc


Don Fredrick


Dorothy Conley

Vice President

Chris Hohe


Jack Liekis

Route Sales Supervisor

Dave Boksa

Service and Equipment Supervisor

Joe Paluch

Warehouse manager

Theresa Lyons