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How to Perform a Plastic Closure Pull-up Check

How to Perform a Plastic Closure Pull-up Check

Pull-up is a secondary non-destructive test reference for closure application. It should be used as a reference guide. Removal torque and security are the main criteria for determining proper closure application. A pull-up is the measurement of the mechanical...

Silgan’s new KS2 Closure for HOD Water Bottles

Silgan’s new KS2 Closure for HOD Water Bottles

New Water-Bottle Closure Features a Flow-in Liner, Pierceable Shell and Crack-Resistant Material Silgan Closures, a leader in manufacturing metal, composite and plastic closures, has launched its new one-piece 55 mm KS2 plastic closure for five-gallon and three-gallon...

Silgan Creamer Closure Featured in Packaging Technology Today

Silgan Creamer Closure Featured in Packaging Technology Today

Silgan Closures was excited to learn that Packaging Technology Today released an article on their blog highlighting our new creamer closures. This polypropylene cap is part of our line of flip-top creamer closures which sports and elegant look and feel with a...

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How to Perform a Plastic Closure Pull-up Check

How to Perform a Plastic Closure Pull-up Check

Pull-up is a secondary non-destructive test reference for closure application. It should be used as a reference guide. Removal torque and security are the main criteria for determining proper closure application. A pull-up is the measurement of the mechanical...

Silgan Equipment Launches YouTube Channel

Silgan Equipment Launches YouTube Channel

Videos troubleshoot and offer quick solutions to frequent capping machine issues Silgan Equipment, a leading equipment supplier for the food and beverage industry, today announced the first four videos of the new Silgan YouTube Troubleshooting Channel.  Each video...

How to Perform Steel Pull-up, Removal Torque, and Security Checks

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...

Sustainability

All About The Caps On Program: Your Part in the Recycling Journey

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...

Innovation

Silgan’s new KS2 Closure for HOD Water Bottles

Silgan’s new KS2 Closure for HOD Water Bottles

New Water-Bottle Closure Features a Flow-in Liner, Pierceable Shell and Crack-Resistant Material Silgan Closures, a leader in manufacturing metal, composite and plastic closures, has launched its new one-piece 55 mm KS2 plastic closure for five-gallon and three-gallon...

Silgan Creamer Closure Featured in Packaging Technology Today

Silgan Creamer Closure Featured in Packaging Technology Today

Silgan Closures was excited to learn that Packaging Technology Today released an article on their blog highlighting our new creamer closures. This polypropylene cap is part of our line of flip-top creamer closures which sports and elegant look and feel with a...

Silgan Cap-on-Bottle Inspection System in Packaging Technology Today

Silgan Cap-on-Bottle Inspection System in Packaging Technology Today

In a feature story in Packaging Technology Today about capping and sealing, the author, Liz Cuneo, discussed some of the breakthrough innovations to protect food products. The article, New Materials and Technologies in Capping and Sealing Assist Brands in Achieving...

News & Culture

Silgan Equipment Launches YouTube Channel

Silgan Equipment Launches YouTube Channel

Videos troubleshoot and offer quick solutions to frequent capping machine issues Silgan Equipment, a leading equipment supplier for the food and beverage industry, today announced the first four videos of the new Silgan YouTube Troubleshooting Channel.  Each video...

Products

Three Trending Developments in Plastic Closures in 2018

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. Gable Tops with Silgan ELC30E...

Publications

Aluminum Closures from A to Z

Aluminum Closures from A to Z

Silgan has developed the Glossary of Common Terms for Aluminum Closures for your convenience. Take a peek and learn aluminum closures' terms, jargon, and processes from A-Z. This free PDF download will cover all the things you should know from Crizzles to Sprues and...

Silgan is heading to PackExpo – Sep. 23-25 in Las Vegas

Silgan is heading to PackExpo – Sep. 23-25 in Las Vegas

Silgan is excited to once again be a part of PackExpo 2019, held September 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Silgan divisions will be on hand at Booth #6625 in the Lower South Hall (LS6225) demonstrating the latest innovations and product offerings....

Community

Silgan Team Walks in Relay for Life to Put a Cap on Cancer

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 important fundraising event. Last year,...

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