October 23: North America’s leading food canmaking company Silgan looks set to exceed its year-end sales record following strong results in the third quarter.
Sales for the end of the year are expected to top $3 billion for the first time.
In the three months to the end of September, sales for the maker of cans for top brands such as Del Monte, Friskies, Slimfast and Spam were 6.6 percent up to US$964 million while net income was up 11 percent to $52.8m, compared with the third quarter of 2007.
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