About Silgan Closures

Silgan Closures is a global supplier of metal, plastic and composite closure systems for food and beverage products, and a member of the Silgan Holdings group of companies, leaders in providing innovative packaging solutions for a wide range of applications.  The Silgan Closure headquarters and innovation center are located in Downers Grove, Illinois and it operates multiple manufacturing plants in North and South America, Europe and the Far East.

Top 5 Takeaways from Silgan U Spring 2018

Recently, Silgan Closures hosted a two-day Silgan University (Silgan U) - College of Closures event at the Silgan Innovation Center. During this event, Silgan customers had the opportunity to learn the basics of food and beverage closure design and [...]

By | 2018-06-28T19:52:20+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Innovation, News + Culture, Silgan U|0 Comments

All About The Caps On Program: Your Part in the Recycling Journey

Silgan Closures is pleased to partner with the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) to support the Caps On Program. As an industry-leading producer in caps, many of them plastic, we are committed to pairing product [...]

By | 2018-06-28T19:54:36+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Sustainability|0 Comments

Three Trending Developments in Plastic Closures in 2018

Silgan Closures is excited to discuss a few new innovative developments in plastic closures that are currently underway. Silgan Closures delivers new technologies based on consumer and industry needs in food and beverage packaging. [...]

By | 2018-06-28T19:57:51+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Innovation, Products|0 Comments

Silgan Closures Announces ELC Gable Top for Fitment Screw Caps

Silgan Closures is pleased to announce the availability of ELC gable top caps for cartons of all formats and sizes from 28 to 35 mm. In a recent focus group, consumers preferred the drop down tamper evidence feature. ELC [...]

By | 2018-06-28T20:03:55+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Innovation, Products|0 Comments

Packaging Engineering Industry Veteran Jack Pierce Joins Research and Testing Division

Silgan Closures is pleased to welcome Jack Pierce as a Packaging Specialist. Pierce brings experience in design and tooling engineering, most recently working as an engineering technician in the industry. In his new role, Pierce will be responsible for [...]

By | 2018-06-28T18:29:50+00:00 May 17th, 2018|News + Culture|0 Comments

ELC Gable Top Caps Create One-Step Opening for Cartons

"Silgan Closures has launched ELC gable top caps for cartons of all formats and sizes from 28 to 35 mm. ELC eliminates the pull ring in favor of a drop-down tamper band, providing visual, audible and tactile tamper evidence." Read the full [...]

By | 2018-06-28T18:32:39+00:00 May 17th, 2018|News + Culture|0 Comments

Silgan Closures ELC Gable Top Technology Featured in Dairy Foods Magazine

"Silgan Closures, Downers Grove, Ill., a manufacturer of closure technology, announced the availability of ELC gable top caps for cartons of all formats and sizes from 28 millimeters to 35 millimeters. The company said that in a recent focus [...]

By | 2018-06-28T18:38:24+00:00 May 17th, 2018|News + Culture|0 Comments

Silgan Introduces Metal Lug Closure for Hot-fill Products in PET Containers

Hormel Foods and Herdez del Fuerte launched its LA VICTORIA salsa in PET jars sealed with the Silgan ParaPET closure. Read the full story on Packaging Strategies.

By | 2018-06-28T18:39:24+00:00 May 24th, 2018|News + Culture|0 Comments