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June 2015

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Trading update from Ball

Ball has released a trading update for Q1 2015. Highlights from the update include: • First quarter comparable earnings per diluted share of 69 cents vs. 81 cents in 2014, including 7 cents per diluted share for unfavorable currency effects in the quarter • Multiple growth capital projects underway to benefit 2016 and beyond • […]

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Rexam issues trading update

Rexam has issued a trading update for the period from 1 January 2015. Results for the Group are in line with the company’s plans. • Overall global beverage can volumes were up 5% (3.5% excluding the acquisition of UAC) in the first quarter • Volumes in Europe were strong driven by good growth in energy […]

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Ball’s R. David Hoover Sustainability Awards

Ball is honouring seven of its 58 global manufacturing plants with the R. David Hoover Sustainability Award for making a substantial impact toward Ball’s sustainability goals, both inside the plant and within their communities, in 2014. The annual award recognises one plant in each region of Ball’s global beverage can business and its global food […]

Valspar chameleon in charity can artwork

Valspar, a global supplier of coatings for light metal packaging, unveiled 6,600 cans of tuna that became the building blocks for a mammoth sculpture depicting Val, Valspar’s chameleon mascot onsite at the Valspar Championship on 12 March this year. Four members of Canstruction, a global charity whose mission is to feed and inspire the world one can […]

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Stiff competition

When BAA, the British Airports Authority, was deemed to have a monopoly on the UKs airports the Competition Commission stepped in, conducted a full review of the situation, and then promptly ordered it to sell off three facilities to rival companies – two of which were in the London area. If you translate the information […]

Rexam invests in Panama

Rexam, has announced that it has completed an investment in Envases Del Istmo SA (Endelis), a single line beverage can plant in Colón, Panama. Their investment partner is Envases Universales de Mexico (EUM). Long term supply agreements have been secured with SABMiller and Florida Ice & Farm Company SA (FIFCO), whose affiliates previously owned the […]

Rexam Q3 statement

Rexam has issued its interim management statement for the period from 1 July 2014. Highlights from the statement include: • Results for the group are in line with plans and its financial position is unchanged from that at 30 June 2014 • Overall global beverage can volumes were up 4% for the period • Volumes […]

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