Beyond the Threads 2018-07-11T15:42:32-05:00

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 lead time that can make or break your decision. That’s why Silgan Closures experts are [...]

By | August 10th, 2018|Categories: Beyond the Threads, Silgan U|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 manufacturing. Experts, or in this case “professors,” discussed a variety of invaluable topics from updates [...]

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 innovation and expertise with environmental consciousness and a deep commitment to our planet. […]

By | May 17th, 2018|Categories: Sustainability|Tags: , , , |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 | May 24th, 2018|Categories: 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 provides a fitment that eliminates the pull ring in favor of a drop-down tamper band, [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|Categories: Innovation, Products|Tags: , |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 performing physical testing on closures and containers in collaboration with Silgan engineering, sales, research and [...]

By | May 17th, 2018|Categories: News + Culture|Tags: |0 Comments