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

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