Silgan Acquires Substantially All Assets of Van Can Company

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 15, 2014-- Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:SLGN), a leading supplier of rigid packaging for shelf-stable food and other consumer goods products, announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets and assumed certain specified limited liabilities of Van Can Company, a manufacturer of metal containers in the United States. The acquired business, with sales of approximately $40 million, included two metal container manufacturing facilities.

Silgan Holdings is a leading supplier of rigid packaging for shelf-stable food and other consumer goods products with annual net sales of approximately $3.7 billion in 2013. Silgan operates 89 manufacturing facilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Silgan is a leading supplier of metal containers in North America and Europe and a leading worldwide supplier of metal, composite and plastic closures for food and beverage products. In addition, Silgan is a leading supplier of plastic containers for shelf-stable food and personal care products in North America.

More information at SilganContainers.com.

Statements included in this press release which are not historical facts are forward looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward looking statements are made based upon managementís expectations and beliefs concerning future events impacting the Company and therefore involve a number of uncertainties and risks, including, but not limited to, those described in the Companyís Annual Report on Form 10-K for 2013 and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Therefore, the actual results of operations or financial condition of the Company could differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward looking statements.

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