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

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 with Practically Impossible Labs to bring an innovative, integrated handle PET bottle to the marketplace. [...]

By |June 1st, 2019|Categories: 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, innovations, and technologies from today's top global companies. Strategic partners Orbis and Claranor were also [...]

By |June 1st, 2019|Categories: 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 important fundraising event. Last year, walkers raised over $5000 in pledges to benefit this worthwhile [...]

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: Causes, News + Culture|Tags: , , |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 ORBIS XpressBulk, a delivery and merchandising system that is able to move loads of bottled [...]

By |March 28th, 2019|Categories: Beyond the Threads, Products|Tags: |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 you get started, you’ll need: A thin felt-tip marker (the thinner the better!) A ruler [...]

By |January 10th, 2019|Categories: Beyond the Threads, Silgan U|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Guide to Troubleshooting Metal Lug Caps

A Practical Guide to Troubleshooting the Application of Metal Lug Caps Lug caps are a type of metal cap used to seal glass bottles and jars, using a unique threading system. Rather than having a continuous thread, these caps have lugs–angled metal tabs positioned on the inside of the cap’s skirt that grip the [...]

By |December 5th, 2018|Categories: Beyond the Threads, Silgan U|Tags: , |0 Comments