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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: […]

Ball partners Red Cross to support flooded communities

Ball Corporation has earmarked a total of €50,000 in funds and products through its partnership with Red Cross to support communities in Serbia and Bosnia facing large scale flooding. Devastating rains over the course of the last several weeks in Serbia and the surrounding areas have claimed the lives of more than 30 people and […]

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Firestone Walker selects 12-ounce Ball cans

Firestone Walker, a mid-sized brewery, is releasing Firestone Walker’s 805 in 12-ounce aluminium cans from Ball Corporation. “Craft beer consumers are embracing cans, continuing to raise their profile,” said co-proprietor Adam Firestone. “We also live and work in a place where people spend a lot of time outdoors – at the beach or pool, by […]

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Croatian beer in collectible Ball cans

Croatian beer brand, Ožujsko Pivo, has launched a canned beer collectible in homage to Croatia’s national football team, for which it is the official sponsor. The company utilised Ball Packaging Europe’s variable printing technology Dynamark to create twelve can collectibles, featuring names of the key players on the team. The cans are available individually and […]

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Henkel Beauty Care selects aerosol cans from Ball

Henkel Beauty Care has selected aerosol cans from Ball for its beauty care brand, Fa. Ball manufactures the extruded aluminum can using a new metal technology, which utilises recycled aluminum to create a metal alloy that exhibits increased strength and allows lightweighting of the container without affecting package integrity. This technology allows Ball to lightweight […]

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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 […]

French start-up selects wine cans from Ball

Fabulous Brands, the company behind WineStar, is offering French medal winning wines with an AOC-label in 200ml aluminium cans provided by Ball Packaging. A red, rose and white wine is available, and WineStar now aims to take on the German wine market. Fabulous Brands founder Cédric Segal has high ambitions, “We want to become the […]

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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 Announces Accelerated Stock Repurchase

Ball Corporation has agreed to repurchase around $100 million of its outstanding common stock in a privately negotiated accelerated stock repurchase transaction with Barclays Bank PLC, using cash on hand and available borrowings. The deal will reduce Ball’s outstanding common stock by around 1.8 million shares. “Ball’s businesses continue to generate a significant amount of […]

Crooked Stave and Upslope unveil product of collaboration

Denver-based Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project and Boulder-based Upslope Brewing Company have unveiled the first instalment of Crooked Stave’s Ferus Fluxus series – Wild Belgian Pale Ale. Batches of the Wild Belgian Pale Ale have been aging separately at both Upslope’s North Boulder brewery at Lee Hill and Crooked Stave’s Barrel Cellar for the last […]

Ball appoints Daniel Fisher

Ball Corporation announced today that Daniel W. Fisher has been named president, North American Metal Beverage Packaging Division, Americas, succeeding Michael Hranicka, who recently left the company. Fisher joined Ball in 2010 as vice president of finance, North America, Ball Metal Beverage Packaging Division, Americas, and most recently held the position of senior vice president, finance […]