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+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Beyond the Threads, Silgan U|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 [...]

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