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Up and running

Last week, publisher Neil McRitchie and I travelled to Ball Corporation’s European Headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, to carry out the first interview in our series for CanTech TV. Jesus Gainza, director of Customer Technical Services (CTS), very kindly agreed to talk to us on camera about the role of his team and how their expertise […]

Unilever Partner to Win Awards

Ball Corporation won a Unilever Partner to Win Award for Winning Capacity and Capability Building at Unilever’s 4th Partner to win supplier summit in London recently. Ball was recognised for investing in its global facilities to support Unilever’s growing needs. “I congratulate Ball Corporation for winning the Capacity and Capability Building award,” said Dhaval Buch, […]

Ball recognised by DJSI

For the second consecutive year, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) and Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America (DJSI NA) have listed Ball Corporation as an industry leader in sustainability. Ball took the top spot in the Containers and Packaging category and remains the only company in its sector to be featured in both […]

Bell’s Brewery selects cans from Ball

Craft beer maker Bell’s Brewery has selected cans from Ball Corporation for two of its most popular brews. Oberon Ale and Two Hearted Ale from Bell’s Brewery is now available in 16 oz cans. Bell’s plans to roll out the rest of their seasonal lineup in 16 oz can four-packs with Best Brown and Winter […]

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Ball recognised for green efforts

Newsweek, in partnership with Corporate Knights Capital and sustainability experts, has ranked Ball Corporation third among 500 US companies on overall environmental performance. The Newsweek Green Rankings evaluate the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the US by market capitalisation and score them based on performance on eight key performance indicators. The eight key indicators are: […]

Saint Archer Brewing Company selects Ball cans

The Saint Archer Brewing Company has announced it will be releasing their four core beers in 12oz cans from Ball Corporation. The four beers, Blonde Ale, White Ale, Pale Ale and IPA, will be available in the cans in select stores throughout central and southern California. “The bottom line is cans speak to who we […]

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Ball Corporation announces passing of Gerrit Heske

The Ball Corporation has announced the passing of Gerrit Heske, 49, senior vice president and chief operating officer, global metal beverage packaging, who collapsed and died suddenly at his home on Saturday, March 22. “Gerrit was more than a co-worker; he was a friend, and on behalf of the company and our fellow colleagues, we […]

SweetWater selects Ball Corp cans

SweetWater Brewing Company will debut two of its beers in 12- and 16-ounce aluminium cans from Ball Corporation. Beginning in the next couple of weeks, SweetWater’s 420 Extra Pale Ale and IPA beers will be available in 100% recyclable, 12- and 16-ounce cans in nine southeastern states, including Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina, South […]

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Ball 2013 results show improvement

Ball Corporation has reported full-year 2013 net earnings attributable to the corporation of $406.8 million (including after tax charges of $82.8 million, or 55 cents per diluted share for business consolidation costs, discontinued operations, debt refinancing costs and other activities), or $2.73 per diluted share, on sales of $8.5 billion, compared to $403.5 million, or […]

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Ball’s designs recognised at Golden Image Awards

During the 2013 Golden Image Awards Competition – held last month in Orlando, Flordia – The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association recognised Ball Corporation for its industry-leading specialty container designs. Ball swept the digitally printed container category with four winning entries: – Gold – Maryland Decorated Tin – Silver – Outer Banks Popcorn Tin – Bronze – Fisher’s Popcorn New […]

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Ball to cease production at aerosol plant

Ball Corporation has announced that it will cease production at the company’s Danville, Ill., steel aerosol packaging manufacturing plant during the second half of 2014. Ball will redeploy the plant’s assets to other existing company facilities and will continue to supply the plant’s customers. The Danville plant produces three-piece welded aerosol cans and ends for […]