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2014-07-01 16:31:18

BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Metal Decorators Association recognized two Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) metal packaging designs in the "Excellence in Quality" awards competition, which honors the best in metal decorating, at its 2014 conference in Bloomingdale, Ill. "From food and beverages to paint and car care products, packaging and graphics are vital to brand differentiation among today's consumers," said Jim Peterson, Ball's vice president of marketing...

2014-06-09 08:31:48

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US markets on Friday, June 6, 2014 ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,924.28, up 0.52% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,321.40, up 0.59%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.46% higher at 1,949.44. During the trading session, seven out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Materials Sector...

2014-06-05 20:20:25

BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newsweek, in partnership with Corporate Knights Capital and leading sustainability experts, ranked Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) third among the 500 largest U.S. companies on overall environmental performance. One of the world's most recognized assessments of corporate environmental impact, the Newsweek Green Rankings evaluate the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the United States by market capitalization and score them based on...

2014-06-05 08:22:45

TORONTO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Newsweek, together with research partner Corporate Knights Capital, today released the 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings. The Newsweek Green Rankings evaluate the world's largest publicly traded companies using eight metrics that collectively provide a transparent measurement of overall corporate environmental performance. Companies were scored on each metric against their industry peers using a 0-100% scale. Using an industry-relative...

2014-05-21 23:16:47

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Metal Cans Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/metal-cans-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research “Metal Cans Market for Foods (Fruits, Vegetables, Soups and Others), Beverages (CSD, Alcoholic Beverages, New...

2014-05-20 20:20:28

MOIRE flight-like large aperture telescope components complete environmental tests to increase technology readiness level BOULDER, Colo., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has completed thermal vacuum environmental tests on critical components for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Membrane Optic Imager Real-Time Exploitation (MOIRE) telescope. Two sections of the primary mirror composite back structure and the structure...

2014-05-19 16:21:01

BOULDER, Colo., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has received a contract from NASA to build a High-spectral-Resolution-Lidar for Aerosols Winds and Clouds - Using the Optical Autocovariance Wind Lidar (HAWC-OAWL) to help scientists better understand how the wind transport of aerosols and water vapor affect air quality and cloud formation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/LA39163LOGO The existing OAWL technology has successfully flown...

2014-05-19 08:29:53

Highlights BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) today announced plans to build a one-line beverage can manufacturing plant in Myanmar. The plant, located in the Yangon area, will complement Ball's existing operations in Southeast Asia. The most recent was a joint venture plant in Vietnam, which began production in 2012. "The demand for beverage containers in Southeast Asia is expected to continue to grow significantly over the coming...

2014-05-12 16:30:56

BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As winners of multiple Mid-Sized Brewery of the Year awards at both the Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup, Firestone Walker is no stranger to making big news. The release of Firestone Walker's 805 in 12-ounce aluminum cans from Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) is the latest example of big news from the award-winning craft brewery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86523 "Craft beer consumers are embracing cans,...

2014-05-07 08:20:57

BOULDER, Colo., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been awarded a $23.9 million dollar firm-fixed-price contract for the Stalker long-range electro-optical infrared laser sensor system (SLREOSS) under a contract to the NATO Seasparrow Project Office. The contract includes $10 million in options for additional work. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140507/85191 The contract effort includes Stalker transition to production of the current...


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2010-09-27 17:29:21

A Mason jar, invented by Rick Mason in 1858, is a glass jar used in canning to preserve food. Ball Corp. manufactured the jars early on and the name ball jar was also applied to the jars. In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning. Usually the jars have a two piece lid composed of a inner flat metal which is covered by by a screw-on ring. The ring creates a vacuum with the lid during the canning process. So that...

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