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2014-07-31 08:20:44

Highlights BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) today reported second quarter net earnings attributable to the corporation of $153.1 million, or $1.07 per diluted share (including after tax charges of $7.7 million, or 6 cents per diluted share for business consolidation costs) on sales of $2.3 billion, compared to $95.1 million, or 63 cents per diluted share, on sales of $2.2 billion in the second quarter of 2013. Results for the first...

2014-07-30 16:21:58

BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation's (NYSE: BLL) board of directors today declared a cash dividend of 13 cents per share, payable Sept. 16, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Sept. 2, 2014. Ball will report its second quarter 2014 earnings on Thursday, July 31, 2014. Conference call details are below. Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, food and household products customers, as well as aerospace and...

2014-07-26 20:20:16

Young Scientists from Grade School through Graduate School Showcase Work in Unique, Hands-On Event CENTENNIAL, Colo. and BOULDER, Colo., July 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High-power sport rockets carried payloads thousands of feet above the plains of Pueblo, Colorado, today at the United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Student Rocket Launch. The event marked the culmination of an experience designed to simulate a real-life launch campaign and inspire...

2014-07-10 12:21:10

BOULDER, Colo., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy Systems (CERES) instrument for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS), the nation's next generation polar-orbiting satellite, arrived at Ball on Tuesday, June 17. Integration of the JPSS-1 satellite will begin later this year. The CERES instrument is key to the continuity of long-standing weather and climate measurements currently provided by the...

2014-07-02 23:09:12

CannedWater4Kids Inc. adds a new package to it's all aluminum family of "Infinitely Recyclable" beverage containers. Sussex, WI (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Developed by Ball Corporation, the resealable Alumi-Tek® 16oz aluminum bottle, lets consumers enjoy drinking water on the move wherever they go. "Alumi-Tek bottles are re-closeable, unbreakable and lightweight." said CW4K Founder, Greg Stromberg. "Plus, they are infinitely recyclable, providing a smart...

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...

2014-06-27 12:21:38

Ball-built spacecraft significantly expands DigitalGlobe's constellation capabilities BOULDER, Colo., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has delivered the next-generation commercial remote sensing satellite built for DigitalGlobe, to the launch facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The WorldView-3 satellite is slated to fly aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket in mid-August for DigitalGlobe, a leading provider of commercial...

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...

2014-05-19 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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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