Beyond the Threads2018-07-11T15:42:32-05:00

Silgan’s new KS2 Closure for HOD Water Bottles

New Water-Bottle Closure Features a Flow-in Liner, Pierceable Shell and Crack-Resistant Material Silgan Closures, a leader in manufacturing metal, composite and plastic closures, has launched its new one-piece 55 mm KS2 plastic closure for five-gallon and three-gallon HOD (Home and Office Delivery) water bottles. The KS2 incorporates multiple new features that set it apart from [...]

By |July 15th, 2020|Categories: Innovation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Silgan Creamer Closure Featured in Packaging Technology Today

Silgan Closures was excited to learn that Packaging Technology Today released an article on their blog highlighting our new creamer closures. This polypropylene cap is part of our line of flip-top creamer closures which sports and elegant look and feel with a comfortable grip. It is intended for use for cold-fill applications. These customizable caps [...]

By |April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Innovation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Silgan Cap-on-Bottle Inspection System in Packaging Technology Today

In a feature story in Packaging Technology Today about capping and sealing, the author, Liz Cuneo, discussed some of the breakthrough innovations to protect food products. The article, New Materials and Technologies in Capping and Sealing Assist Brands in Achieving Various Goals, the recent upgrades for Silgan's 51R56 bottle and cap vision inspection system were [...]

By |April 20th, 2020|Categories: Innovation|Tags: , |0 Comments

enterade® and Origin Almond® Win Silgan Closures’ Free Closures for a Year Contest

Second Call for Entries Opens as First Contest Winners Receive Valuable Consumer Insights and Free Closures Downers Grove, IL – Silgan Closures, a global leader in closure manufacturing, today announced the winning concepts of the 2018-2019 Free Closures for a Year Contest. From September 2018 through April 2019, a team of food and packaging experts [...]

Silgan Equipment Launches YouTube Channel

Videos troubleshoot and offer quick solutions to frequent capping machine issues Silgan Equipment, a leading equipment supplier for the food and beverage industry, today announced the first four videos of the new Silgan YouTube Troubleshooting Channel.  Each video walks the viewer through some of the frequent issues operators face when working with various equipment in [...]

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: Beyond the Threads, News + Culture, Silgan U|Tags: , |0 Comments

Silgan’s New 2D-X2 Dual Profiling Inspection System Uses Two Lasers for Cap Sealing

The new Silgan Equipment 2D-X2 Inspection System employs dual lasers to scan the surface of the cap on a packaged beverage or food product to determine proper cap sealing. The side-by-side laser beams scan the top surface of each cap to immediately detect cap tilt and overall cap height. When the lasers detect an uneven [...]

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: Beyond the Threads, Products|Tags: |0 Comments