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. The new website offers insights into consumer preferences and includes a wealth of information about the food packaging industry. Updated research and even video feeds will be added on a regular basis, making the site a dynamic and interactive source for the industry.

Silgan’s new site includes several independent research studies, measuring and analyzing consumer preferences for metal cans and competing food packages. White paper content examines IRI grocery scanner data along with qualitative consumer research, providing customers with the tools they need to make critical packaging decisions.

The food packaging industry has become all about providing convenience and functionality to consumers. Silgan uses Smart Innovation™ to create consumer-driven packaging improvements, providing solutions that are easy to execute using existing food processing infrastructures and that grow our customers’ sales, profit and market share. To learn more, visit www.silgancontainers.com today.

About Silgan Containers:
Silgan Containers, a subsidiary of Silgan Holdings, is the largest manufacturer of metal food containers in North America, with a unit volume market share in the United States in 2005 of approximately half of the market and net sales of $1.886 billion. Our leadership is driven by high levels of quality, service and technological support, low cost producer position, strong long-term customer relationships and our proximity to customers through our widespread geographic presence. Silgan Containers manufactures and sells steel and aluminum containers that are used primarily by processors and packagers for food products, such as soup, vegetables, fruit, meat, tomato based products, coffee, seafood, adult nutritional drinks, pet food and other miscellaneous food products. Our customers include Campbell, Del Monte, General Mills, Hormel Foods, Nestle and many other household brand names.

Media Contacts:
Carolyn Takata
Silgan Containers
(818) 710-2420
ctakata@silgancontainers.com

Please forward sales inquiries to:
Silgan Containers Corporation
21800 Oxnard St # 600
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Phone: (818) 348-3700