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 [...]

By | 2018-12-05T14:29:17+00:00 December 5th, 2018|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+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Beyond the Threads, 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