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2015-04-22 08:39:59

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL), a recognized sustainability leader in the global packaging

2015-04-17 08:20:27

BOULDER, Colo., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

2015-04-02 12:21:43

Ball's Microwave Imager on track as best calibrated radiometer in GPM constellation BOULDER, Colo., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission

2015-04-01 08:20:59

Environmental Monitoring Sensor to Improve South Korea's Early Warning of Pollution Events by 2018 BOULDER, Colo., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ball Aerospace air quality sensor

2015-03-12 16:21:13

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ball Foundation, Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) and its employees donated more than $4 million to charitable organizations in the communities

2015-02-03 16:20:41

NOAA/NASA Deep Space Climate Observatory Set to Launch February 8 BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp.

2015-01-22 12:21:37

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

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2015-01-05 12:21:18

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

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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 In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning.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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  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
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