Akron, OH – August 16, 2012 – Silgan Holdings Inc. (Stamford, CT.), a leading manufacturer of rigid packaging for consumer goods products, has chosen Applied Vision Corporation to install new Genius® machine vision systems at its Rochelle, IL plant. The Genius systems utilize a total of 35 cameras and will replace existing inspection system previously installed by a competitor.

With 82 operating facilities worldwide, Silgan is a leader in the food end production industry, and is continually improving the quality of its products. Applied Vision provides the most technologically advanced and the easiest systems to use on the market today. Applied Vision’s Genius system automatically identifies packaging defects and rejects them from the production line. The system’s integrated alarm functions allow operators to quickly identify and correct manufacturing issues to minimize overall spoilage.

“Silgan wanted improved machine vision systems to exceed its overall quality requirements,” said Joe Nicholson, International Account Manager at Applied Vision. “Applied Vision was able to provide the highest level of technology, performance, and support needed to meet that goal.”

“This installation is just the latest of many successful changes implemented by Silgan throughout our operations. After thorough evaluation Applied Vision was selected as the supplier of vision inspection for improved quality,” said Aric Arneson, Plant Superintendent at Silgan.