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.

Major Plastic Players Collaborate with Practically Impossible Labs to Manufacture BottleOne

Major Plastic Players Silgan, Krones and Husky collaborate with Practically Impossible Labs to manufacture BottleOne integrated handle PET bottle for the marketplace. This past Fall, Krones, Husky, and Silgan took the stage at PackExpo to announce they had joined forces [...]

By |2019-06-17T10:14:15-05:00June 1st, 2019|Innovation, News + Culture|0 Comments

A Recap: Silgan Exhibits at ProFood Tech 2019 in Chicago, IL

From March 26-28, Silgan joined 400 other companies in Chicago at ProFood Tech, the premier food and beverage processing event in North America. This biennial event recorded more than 4,000 attendees this year, all looking to explore the latest trends, [...]

By |2019-06-01T18:28:41-05:00June 1st, 2019|Innovation, News + Culture|0 Comments

Silgan Team Walks in Relay for Life to Put a Cap on Cancer

Silgan's "Put a Cap on Cancer" initiative returns in 2019 with the company's participation in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life in Champaign, IL. This is the second year in a row that the Silgan team has entered this [...]

By |2019-05-29T22:54:35-05:00May 29th, 2019|Causes, News + Culture|0 Comments

Silgan Closures Collaborates with ORBIS Corporation to Create an Innovative New Caseless Product Delivery System

Silgan Closures, a leading designer and manufacturer of closures, ORBIS Corporation and Mid America Molds worked together in developing a “caseless” system for bottled products to replace traditional stacks of cases. The heart of the new system is the new [...]

By |2019-03-28T13:46:10-05:00March 28th, 2019|Beyond the Threads, Products|0 Comments

How to Perform Steel Pull-up, Removal Torque, and Security Checks

At Silgan Closures, we go above and beyond to ensure we’re delivering a consistent and high-performing product. For steel closures, we perform different checks to ensure the closure is applied and will perform properly: Pull-up, Removal Torque, and Security. Before [...]

By |2019-06-17T10:19:37-05:00January 10th, 2019|Beyond the Threads, Silgan U|0 Comments

Come See Silgan at PackExpo, Booth #N-6035

  Silgan is excited to be a part of PackExpo 2018, held October 14-18 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. All Silgan divisions will be on hand demonstrating the latest innovations and product suite offerings. Executives, product managers, partners [...]

By |2018-10-02T16:42:31-05:00September 26th, 2018|Beyond the Threads, News + Culture|0 Comments

Silgan Vision Upgrades its Popular 51R56 Vision Inspection System

Silgan Vision Upgrades its Popular 51R56 Vision Inspection System, Increasing Throughput Speeds to 1,200 Bottles per Minute Waukegan, IL ­– The Silgan Vision 51R56 vision inspection system inspects filled bottles for cocked, loose, and missing caps, damaged or missing [...]

By |2018-10-01T15:32:42-05:00September 25th, 2018|News + Culture|0 Comments

Get Smart About Food and Beverage Packaging for E-Commerce

The e-commerce distribution cycle of food and beverage products is vastly different than the traditional distribution cycle for shipping directly to stores. Here, we break it down for you by using a jar of pasta sauce as an example. [...]

By |2018-09-26T16:42:16-05:00September 19th, 2018|Beyond the Threads, Innovation, Silgan U|0 Comments

Plastic Closures: Injection vs Compression – What Will You Choose?

Both compression and injection molding come with pros and cons. But how do you know which manufacturing process better suits your food and beverage closure design? There are many factors from the size of the cap to your desired [...]

By |2018-09-26T16:37:30-05:00August 10th, 2018|Beyond the Threads, Silgan U|0 Comments