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NEW Improved Lead Times on Pano Cap Closure Orders

Our changes = faster closure production!


Recently, Pano Cap Limited added several new injection molding machines to our modern manufacturing facility in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. With these additional machines, we have increased our manufacturing capacity, which allow us to produce a wider range of plastic closures for our customers.

We have also hired more machine operators, upgraded some of our tooling and are working on other automation and plant improvement projects.


With new machines, upgraded tooling and more staff, we have improved our lead times!

Pano Cap molding machines range from 100 – 500 tons and our lining machines . The Pano Cap Kitchener plant features robotic assembly and packaging and vision system inspection. Closures are manufactured in either polypropylene or polyethylene, including up to 100% FDA Approved post consumer resin, if requested.

Pano Cap has more than 50 years closure design experience and 30 years closure mold design experience. We provide 3D drawings and in-house 3D model printing. We deliver closure solutions for small, medium and large-sized companies in the industrial, nutraceutical/pharmaceutical, food & beverage, health & beauty, and pet product industries.


CONTACT US today for assistance choosing the right closure solution.


The Top 5 Benefits of In Mould Labelling (IML)

Looking for a BETTER label solution for your closures?

Make Your Products Stand Out with In Mould Labelling

How IML Works

During the In Mould Labelling process a preprinted polypropylene (PP) label is placed in a mould. When molten PP is added to the mould, it fuses with the label as it cures and becomes a beautiful, durable closure.

Benefits of IML:

  1. Outstanding Print Quality
    Offset printing technique ensures high-resolution images, with up to 8 colors, for your labels.
  2. Durable
    In mould labels (IMLs) are humidity resistant and temperature stable—making them an excellent choice for frozen and refrigerated products.
  3. Hygienic Scratches, cracks and wrinkles in labels or packaging can harbor bacteria. Closures with IMLs are scratch resistant, cannot crack or shrink and are not susceptible to wrinkles, which makes them more hygienic.
  1. Shorter Production Time and Lower Production Costs
    Closures with IMLs are produced in a single step—which means no need to transport or store blank closures.
  2. Environmentally-friendly
    IMLs and closures consist of the same material and can therefore be fully recycled.

Closures with IMLs are perfect for:

  • Butter, margarine and other spreads
  • Ice cream
  • Yogurt
  • Candy
  • Nutraceuticals and supplements
  • Cosmetics
  • Household & garden products
  • Paint
  • Tobacco

Choose from a range of finishes including glossy, transparent, or orange peel (satin gloss with a subtle orange peel texture). A variety of liners are also available. MOQ as low as 25.000 caps.

With more than 50 years closure design experience and 30 years closure mold design experience, Pano Cap Ltd. is ready to meet your packaging needs.


CONTACT US to order samples or for assistance choosing the right closure for your products.



SAVE 2.5 % on all NEW orders of shallow and deep skirt BLACK closures until May 15th!

Why only BLACK closures


From now until May 15th, receive a 2.5% discount on all NEW orders of shallow and deep skirt BLACK closures when you order a minimum of 10,000 pieces.


Why only BLACK closures? As a zero waste to landfill company, Pano Cap uses a closed loop system to capture clean waste (that never touches the floor) for grinding and reuse. This excess virgin resin is a variety of colours. We add black dye to the resin so that the final caps are a consistent, classic black.

Rest assured that closures produced with a percentage of this reground material meet all the quality standards you have come to expect from Pano Cap.

Why Now? We have an overstock of this reground material. ORDER NOW before our storerooms are empty again!

CONTACT US to order samples or for assistance choosing the right closure solution.

If you prefer coloured closures (at the regular price) check out our selection of colours.


*Discount applies to all NEW orders of shallow and deep skirt BLACK closures when you order a minimum of 10,000 pieces.


7 People Died Along with Consumers’ Trust in the Safety of OTC Medication

Why Tamper Evident Packaging is Essential in Some Markets

Three of 14 sizes of Pano Cap Tamper Evident™ closures


The Birth of Tamper Evident Packaging


The tragic Chicago Tylenol murders, that took place in the fall of 1982, shook the confidence of American people in the Tylenol brand. The first person to die was twelve-year-old Mary Kellerman after she took an Extra-Strength Tylenol capsule. Six more people died before authorities determined that Tylenol sold in the Chicago area was the common factor. Testing the remaining pills in the victim’s Tylenol bottles revealed the presence of cyanide. Someone, who was never caught, had tampered with the packaging!

Pano Cap Child Resistant Closures

Johnson & Johnson acted quickly and compassionately, warning residents in the Chicago area about the possible

contamination of recently purchased Tylenol products and recalling what was on store shelves. In the short term, their share in the analgesic market crumbled from 35% to 8%.

How would they ever restore people’s trust in their pain relievers?

Rebuilding consumer confidence required destroying 22 million bottles of Tylenol capsules and developing the first tamper resistant packaging with three layers of protection (sealed box, shrink wrap around the closure, and a sealed liner). This also led to the development of the first-ever Child Resistant Cap—which has saved many lives over the years.


Pano Cap’s Answer to the Need for Tamper Resistant Packaging


It was in this climate of consumer fear and new government regulations, that Pano cap created the first Tamper Evident (TE) closure in 1983 as a way for companies to reassure customers that their products were safe and secure.

Tamper Evident packaging is a regulatory requirement for supplements, some nutraceuticals, medications and other pharmaceuticals. Tamper resistant packaging, including Tamper Evident closures, are often used for food or beverages such as sports drinks, coconut oil, salad dressing, Nutrition Powders, and juice. In addition, many third-party logistics companies require Tamper Evident packaging to ensure courier shipping remains intact.

Pano Cap’s innovative Tamper Evident™ closures include a perforated plastic band that is manufactured as part of the closure. There is no doubt when the seal has been broken and the seal can’t be reproduced. Paired with heat induction sealed liners (with or without easy-lift tabs) they ensure that consumers can trust your products.

Benefits of Pano Cap’s Tamper Evident™ Closures:

During our long history of manufacturing these specialized caps, Pano Cap has developed North America’s largest selection of Tamper Evident™ Closures.

  1. Tamper Evident™ caps and lids deter opening products before purchase
  2. They prevent removing or poisoning products
  3. Improve closure strength during shipping
  4. Together with the induction liner, they offer two levels of protection
  5. Provide clear evidence of tampering.

We offer a variety of features:

  • 14 different Tamper Evident™ closure diameters
  • 2-thread start, 3-thread start, PCO, and 400 finish options
  • Sidewalls with fine ribs or coarse ribs
  • Shallow and deep skirt options
  • Flat seal, plug seal, lip seal, V-seal
  • Drop ring, Single Band or Double Band protection

See our complete selection of Tamper Evident™ Closures.

With our in-house design and development capability, Pano Cap can also manufacture a custom solution to help you create tamper resistant packaging that will give consumers confidence in your products.

CONTACT US to order samples or for assistance choosing the right closure solution.

NEW PRODUCT: Introducing 3 New Smooth Wall Closures!

Are these the right closures for your products?

Three New Smooth Wall Closures


With our in-house design and development capability, Pano Cap can manufacture new products to meet market needs. Our new 120mm Deep Skirt smooth wall closure with standard 400 thread finish is an excellent choice for nutraceuticals, powders and personal care products.  The closure’s smooth, polished top and sides make your package a pleasure to open every time. A top ring prevents your coloured closure from getting scratched during lining.

Spring of 2019, we will offer new 89mm and 110mm shallow skirt smooth closures to complement the 120mm deep skirt smooth. Perfect for all brand categories. The 89mm and 110mm shallow also feature a top ring that prevents scuffing withc coloured closures.

Vented hex tab liners (pictured) are recommended for the 120mm deep skirt smooth wall closure.  Also available in a round cut liner or tri-tab cut liner.  There are a wide variety of liner options available.  The 89mm and 110mm shallow skirt smooth can be lined with a round our tri-tab cut liner. Let us help you choose the correct liner and liner cut for your closure.

You can order 120mm deep skirt smooth wall, 89mm shallow skirt smooth wall and 110mm shallow skirt smooth wall closures in a selection of stock colours or have your custom colour matched.  We offer low minimum order quantities (MOQ).  All three sizes come with 24 boxes per pallet. Each pallet of 120 mm Deep Skirt Smooth Wall closures contains 5,760 caps, 110 mm has 8,500 caps/pallet, and the 89 mm 13,800 caps/pallet.


CONTACT US to order samples or for assistance choosing the right closure for your products.