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2011-01-25 19:30:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) announced today several actions to decrease the company's overall installed beverage can capacity in North America while better aligning Ball's manufacturing footprint to meet changing customer demand. Ball will close its Torrance, Calif., beverage can plant by the end of the third quarter of 2011, subject to customer requirements. The 45-year-old plant employs approximately 120 people and operates three...

2011-01-20 12:19:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayors around the country are finding it's cool to be green, as their cities recycled more than three million pounds of aluminum beverage cans during a competition to keep aluminum out of landfills. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100527/CL11716LOGO ) Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolled products and aluminum can recycling, along with the U.S. Conference of Mayors and national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, are committed...

2011-01-18 00:00:40

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on the Aluminum markets. The global market for Aluminum is expected to exceed 52 million tons by 2015 driven by enhanced consumption in non-traditional markets such as China and India, and increasing use in automotive and packaging industries. San Jose, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 17, 2011 The economic recession severely impacted the world aluminum market as metal prices fell drastically amid weakened demand from construction, aviation...

2010-12-14 10:00:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis today announced that its foil rolling activities at Bridgnorth, England, and also part of the packaging business on the same site, will cease operations by the end of April 2011. The announcement comes after a 90-day consultation with the 319 employees at Bridgnorth. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100527/CL11716LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100527/CL11716LOGO ) "Despite significant effort by the Bridgnorth...

2010-11-15 08:41:00

-- Celebrates America Recycles Day On November 15 - WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) is proud to announce non-profit organization Food For All has signed on as a partner for The Great American Can RoundUp. The RoundUp initiative is designed to help organizations recycle cans for cash and raise environmental awareness among participants. The partnership allows RoundUp participants to choose to donate the money they collect from...

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2010-11-10 15:30:00

The World Health Organization said Wednesday that Bisphenol-A (BPA) is mostly eliminated through urination and does not accumulate in the body. A panel of 30 experts from Canada, the U.S. and Europe met in Ottawa to determine that the amounts of the chemical used in plastic food containers and packaging were not harmful to human health.  The levels of BPA measured in urine were equivalent to ingested amounts of the chemical. Levels of the chemical were "very low, indicating that BPA...

2010-10-26 16:03:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (www.crowncork.com), a leading supplier of metal packaging products worldwide, today announced that its Brazilian subsidiary CROWN Embalagens S.A., plans to build its fourth beverage can plant in Brazil. The new facility, which will produce two-piece aluminum cans in multiple sizes, is expected to be operational in the fourth quarter of 2011. The new plant will initially have one line with an annual capacity of 1...

2010-10-25 11:28:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis has announced price increases on light gauge aluminum fin stock, container foil and household foil stock products in North America. The fabrication price will increase by $0.03 per pound for all 1xxx, 3xxx, 7xxx and 8xxx fin and foil series alloys at gauges greater than 0.001 inches thick. The fabrication charge for aluminum package and household foil stock will increase by $0.05 per pound for gauges 0.00057 inches and above and by $0.10 per pound...

2010-10-14 08:59:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (www.crowncork.com), a leading supplier of metal packaging products worldwide, announced today a major expansion of its beverage can production capacity in Turkey. The investment plan includes increasing capacity at the Company's existing two-line facility in Izmit, near Istanbul, and the construction of a new manufacturing plant in the Osmaniye region, in south-central Turkey. The capacity addition at the Izmit plant...

2010-10-04 10:30:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) announced today that Colin Gillis has been named president of Latapack-Ball Embalagens, Ltda., Brazil, and Gihan Atapattu has been named president of Ball Asia Pacific Ltd. (BAPL), Hong Kong. "Brazil and the Asia Pacific region are important growth markets for our company, and naming Colin and Gihan to their new roles strengthens our leadership teams in those beverage packaging businesses," said Raymond J....


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2009-06-19 16:25:24

Aluminum (or aluminium) is a soft, lightweight, silvery metal. It is an element in the boron group on the periodic table of elements, with the symbol Al and atomic number 13. On the earth's crust, aluminum is the most abundant metal, and the third most abundant of all elements on the earth's crust, after oxygen and silicon. It accounts for 8% of the weight of the Earth's solid surface. Because aluminum is a highly reactive metal, it doesn't occur in nature in a pure form. Aluminum forms a...

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