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Silgan is proud to have received four Hormel #1 awards, each one earned over a five-year period, which no other supplier has earned.

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The Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce awards Silgan Containers with its 2014 Green Business of the Year Award

Oconomowoc, WI, (October 7, 2014) — The Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes outstanding businesses, individuals and organizations in our community. Nominations were sought in five categories: Business of the Year, Citizen of the Year, Non-Profit Organization of the Year, Green Business of the Year and the Women in Business Leadership Award. Chamber … Continued

Silgan launches Ultralite QT™ Easy-Open End reducing metal usage cost for food manufacturers

Woodland Hills, Calif. (July 16, 2014) – A new can end soon to hit grocery store shelves is a product of Silgan Containers’ ongoing efforts to find new, cost-effective and sustainable solutions for industry challenges and grow the food can market. The easy-open end will look and function like any … Continued

Cans Get You Cooking Campaign Encourages Consumers To Unseal The Power Of Cans.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) launched Cans Get You Cooking, a multi-year, fully-integrated campaign launching nationwide during National Canned Food Month this February. The campaign, funded by CMI members, Silgan Containers, Crown Holdings, Inc., and Ball Corporation, kicks off with an integration with ABC’s The CHEW, a … Continued

SMUD Recognizes Silgan Containers Sacramento Plant for Dramatically Cutting its Electric Power Needs.

Sacramento, CA (February 6, 2012) – In a ceremony on February 6, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) recognized the Sacramento can production facility of Silgan Containers for its significant reduction in electric energy demand.

Investing in innovation during economic downturn is important factor in securing growth.

Woodland Hills, Calif. (June 9, 2009) — Silgan Containers’ commitment to research has uncovered that investing in innovation and marketing during an economic downturn is an important factor in securing current and future growth.  

Hormel Foods awards Silgan Containers its Spirit of Excellence Award for 16th consecutive year.

Woodland Hills, Calif. (June 16, 2009) — Silgan Containers was recognized by Hormel Foods with its Spirit of Excellence Award for the 16th consecutive year. Silgan is one of only two companies to have earned the honor consecutively during that period of time.  

Silgan Containers Named Vendor of the Year by The Kroger Company’s State Avenue Plant.

Woodland Hills, Calif. (May 20, 2009) — Silgan Containers was recently named Vendor of the Year from The Kroger Company’s State Avenue plant, Cincinnati, OH.  

Research shows that shaped cans have potential to increase market share for food brands.

Woodland Hills, Calif. (March 10, 2009) — Food manufacturers have the potential to increase market share by converting to a shaped container from the traditional can, according to recent proprietary research conducted by Ipsos.  

Silgan Containers uses state-of-the-art simulation software to increase speed-to-market by predicting can performance.

The latest in realistic simulation software is enabling Silgan Containers to increase its speed-to-market and reduce tooling costs for many of its new metal can projects. The software enables Silgan to predict “real-life” performance of its cans with a high degree of accuracy before a single container is manufactured.

Consumers prefer EZO over sanitary ends; willing to pay a price differential even during challenging economic times.

Woodland Hills, Calif. (October 21, 2008) — Fruit packers using metal cans stand a much better chance of weathering economic challenges by utilizing easy-open (EZO) ends, according to recent research conducted by Ipsos.  

Silgan Containers launches shaped can making capability under Sculptured Metal brand name

Woodland Hills, Calif. (May 13, 2008) — Silgan Containers Corp. is launching its shaped can manufacturing capability to the U.S. market place under the Sculptured MetalSM brand. 

Hormel® Chili converts to Silgan Containers’ easy-open ends; first-in-category, red pull tab supports brand equity

Hormel® Chili has just converted its 15-ounce steel cans from sanitary to Quick Top® full-panel, easy-opening (EZO) ends from Silgan Containers. The brand is the first in the chili category, and one of only a few food products, to use a colored pull-tab to create differentiation and convenience.

Hormel® Chili converts to Silgan Containers’ easy-open ends; first-in-category, red pull tab supports brand equity

Hormel® Chili has just converted its 15-ounce steel cans from sanitary to Quick Top® full-panel, easy-opening (EZO) ends from Silgan Containers. The brand is the first in the chili category, and one of only a few food products, to use a colored pull-tab to create differentiation and convenience.

Hormel Foods awards Silgan Containers its Spirit of Excellence Award for fifteenth consecutive year

Woodland Hills , Calif. (June 3, 2008) —Silgan Containers was recognized by Hormel Foods Corporation with its Spirit of Excellence Award for the fifteenth consecutive year. Silgan is one of only two companies to have earned the honor consecutively during that period of time.  

New colored-aluminum cans from Silgan Containers

Woodland Hills , CA ( March 14, 2007 ) —A line of colored, aluminum cans is being offered by Silgan Containers for packers looking for a new way to grab consumer attention.  

Silgan Containers Receives Hormel No. 1 Award

Woodland Hills, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2006) — Silgan Containers was recently honored with the Hormel No.1 Award, a third-consecutive win for the company since 1995 when Hormel Foods first presented the award to its suppliers. Silgan is the only packaging company to have won the Hormel No. 1 Award three times … Continued

Silgan Holdings Declares Quarterly Dividend

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 2, 2006–Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:SLGN), a leading supplier of consumer goods packaging products, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock.

Silgan Containers Earns 13th Consecutive “Spirit of Excellence” Award from Hormel Foods

WOODLAND HILLS, CA – July 10, 2006 – The “Spirit of Excellence” continues at Silgan Containers Corporation (NASDAQ: SLGN) with the 13th consecutive award of its kind from Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL). The annual award recognizes suppliers that have achieved performance excellence and demonstrated outstanding quality.  

Silgan Holdings Inc. Announces Its Inclusion in the New NASDAQ Global Select Market

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 27, 2006–Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:SLGN) today announced that it is included in the new NASDAQ Global Select Market. The NASDAQ Global Select Market has the highest initial listing standards of any exchange in the world based on financial and liquidity requirements. Prior to the change, the Company … Continued

Silgan Holdings Announces the Appointment of Anthony J. Allott to Its Board of Directors

STAMFORD, Conn., Mar 01, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:SLGN), a leading supplier of consumer goods packaging products, announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Anthony J. Allott as Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective March 1, 2006. Mr. Allott will also remain as President of … Continued

Silgan Holdings Completes Acquisition of European White Cap Metal Closures Business

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 1, 2006–Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:SLGN) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Amcor White Cap closures business in Europe.

Packaging Success Stories and Consumer Research Findings Now Available at www.silgancontainers.com

Woodland Hills, CA – May 26, 2006 – Silgan Containers, the leader in the food can packaging industry, is pleased to announce the restage of its website at www.silgancontainers.com.

Silgan Holdings Declares Quarterly Dividend

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 3, 2006–Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:SLGN), a leading supplier of consumer goods packaging products, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock.

Silgan Holdings Reports First Quarter Earnings and Confirms Full Year 2006 Estimate

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 20, 2006–Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:SLGN), a leading supplier of consumer goods packaging products, today reported first quarter 2006 net income of $17.2 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, as compared to first quarter 2005 net income of $12.9 million, or $0.34 per diluted share. Results for 2006 … Continued

Silgan Holdings to Release First Quarter Results on April 20

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 3, 2006–Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:SLGN), a leading supplier of consumer goods packaging products, will release its first quarter earnings results on Thursday, April 20, 2006, before the U.S. markets open.

Silgan Holdings Increases Dividend by 20% and Declares Quarterly Dividend

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 1, 2006–Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:SLGN), a leading supplier of consumer goods packaging products, announced today that based on its strong financial performance its Board of Directors approved a $0.12 per share quarterly cash dividend, payable on March 27, 2006

Silgan Holdings Announces the Election of Anthony J. Allott as CEO

STAMFORD, Conn., Mar 01, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:SLGN), a leading supplier of consumer goods packaging products, announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Anthony J. Allott as Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective March 1, 2006. Mr. Allott will also remain as President of … Continued

Silgan Holdings Announces Record Earnings for 2005; Completes $300 Million Debt Reduction Initiative Ahead of Schedule

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 1, 2006–Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:SLGN), a leading supplier of consumer goods packaging products, today reported full year 2005 net income of $87.6 million, or $2.33 per diluted share,

Silgan Holdings to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2005 Results

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 3, 2006–Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:SLGN), a leading supplier of consumer goods packaging products, will release its fourth quarter and full year 2005 earnings results on Wednesday, February 1, 2006, after the U.S. markets close.