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Dairy Foods Features Silgan Closure’s Sustainability Commitment

Dairy Foods Features Silgan Closure’s Sustainability Commitment

Dairy Foods has spotlighted sustainability in dairy packaging in the most recent article on their blog: https://www.dairyfoods.com/articles/95709-go-greener-with-dairy-packaging. Silgan Closures’ Director of Marketing, AJ MIller, has been quoted in this article...

Silgan Closures 38 mm Aseptic Closure Chosen for Barley Milk Leader

Silgan Closures 38 mm Aseptic Closure Chosen for Barley Milk Leader

Matt Reynolds of Packaging World penned an article featured on page 32 in the June edition of the print magazine telling the story of Take Two, a leading barley-milk brand, which has innovated aspeptic packaging to extend self life with the help of Silgan Closures....

SILGAN UNIVERSITY

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...

A Guide to Troubleshooting Metal Lug Caps

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 have lugs–angled metal tabs positioned on...

Get Smart About Food and Beverage Packaging for E-Commerce

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. Traditional Distribution Cycle (4...

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...

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...

Silgan Closures Announces ELC Gable Top for Fitment Screw Caps

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 provides a fitment that eliminates the pull...

PUBLICATIONS

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....

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