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

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 |2018-06-28T19:52:20-05:00May 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 |2018-06-28T19:54:36-05:00May 17th, 2018|Sustainability|0 Comments