Hot-Fill Closures

Various factors are driving the use of plastic containers and closures for hot-fill applications, including the continuing migration of beverages and other products from glass to plastic, the increasing use of single-serve sizes, and the proliferation of New Age beverages, juice drinks and other better-for-you beverages. The purpose of hot fill is to extend shelf life; closures are the first line of defense against microbial contamination that would compromise that shelf life.

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