Sustainability

  • Facility Expansion Announced

    Facility Expansion Announced

    Silgan Specialty Packaging is pleased to announce the much-anticipated facility expansion to their current 280,000-square-foot facility located on County Line Road in Mequon, Wisconsin. The 70,000-square-foot addition will provide the additional production and warehouse space necessary to accommodate company-wide growth. The proposed expansion recently received unanimous support from the Mequon Planning Commission, and Silgan Specialty […]

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  • Grow With Us

    Grow With Us

    At Silgan Specialty Packaging, we emphasize training and professional development opportunities for our team members. The prominent Grow with Gateway display that covers one of the walls in our main corridor is a testament to our company’s commitment to facilitating growth opportunities for all employees. We value our team members’ initiative in attending and completing the often […]

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  • A Year of Community Impact

    A Year of Community Impact

    Manufacturing is a world-changing industry in more ways than one. Not only does the industry supply the world its goods through advanced, high-volume production, companies like ours also seek to change the world through the outreach initiatives and community-impact projects. At Silgan Specialty Packaging, we invite the team to participate in a quarterly program we call […]

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  • Rotary Blow Cell

    Rotary Blow Cell

    Introducing the WORLD’S HIGHEST OUTPUT wide mouth rotary blow cell.We offer our customers these competitive advantages: Our “First of its Kind” Rotary Blow Cell gives us the ability to produce our PET bottles at ultra-high volumes.  Silgan Specialty Packaging invested in quick change tooling which takes changeovers from what used to be hours down to […]

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  • STEM Students Experience Modern Manufacturing at Silgan Specialty Packaging

    STEM Students Experience Modern Manufacturing at Silgan Specialty Packaging

    While the primary focus of our production process is manufacturing amazing plastics to serve the needs of our customers across the globe, Silgan Specialty Packaging’s partnerships in the local community are also thriving. We were pleased to host a group of STEM students from West Bend East and West High Schools (West Bend, Wisconsin) recently […]

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  • Silgan Specialty Packaging Gives Back to Support Local Youth

    Silgan Specialty Packaging Gives Back to Support Local Youth

    Silgan Specialty Packaging values the opportunity to give support to the community. This quarter, the team came together to donate school supplies to support local youth kicking off a new year of learning.  This collection was a part of Gateway Gives Back, a quarterly program designed to empower our team to positively impact the local community.  […]

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  • Partners in Profitable Sustainability

    Partners in Profitable Sustainability

    By joining WMEP’s Profitable Sustainability Roundtable, Silgan Specialty Packaging is looking to take our already comprehensive Sustainability program to the next level.   Silgan Specialty Packaging is proud to be an innovative force in sustainable manufacturing. Just how pioneering are our sustainability record and practices? As just one example, Silgan Specialty Packaging holds a 12% […]

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  • Silgan Specialty Packaging Sponsors Packaging Scholarships at MSU

    Silgan Specialty Packaging Sponsors Packaging Scholarships at MSU

    Silgan Specialty Packaging is pleased to support the work of Michigan State University. Over the past number of years, Silgan Specialty Packaging has had the opportunity to maintain an active presence on campus through internship opportunities and career fairs. This year, Silgan Specialty Packaging is also proud to make a financial contribution to the Packaging […]

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  • Silgan Specialty Packaging Intern Advances New Sustainability Initiative

    Silgan Specialty Packaging Intern Advances New Sustainability Initiative

    At Silgan Specialty Packaging, environmental sustainability isn’t just a goal – it’s an exciting reality that our business practices every day. Silgan Specialty Packaging boasts a 96.4% rate of waste material recycled, soaring a full 12% above the industry average (source: Harvard Business Review, 2015).  As part of Silgan Specialty Packaging’s commitment to remaining at the […]

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  • National Safety Month Initiative Launches at Silgan Specialty Packaging

    National Safety Month Initiative Launches at Silgan Specialty Packaging

    Safety is a top priority at Silgan Specialty Packaging. As the company continues to stay on the cutting edge of the industry and as manufacturing technology heads in dramatically new directions, Silgan Specialty Packaging recognizes that day-to-day safety practices are more important than ever.   On June 1st, Silgan Specialty Packaging’s Safety Team launched a […]

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