Beverage Cans

Beverage Cans

  1. Introduction
  2. Beer Solutions
  3. Soft Drink Solutions
  4. Energy Drink Solutions
  5. Juice Solutions
  6. Milk & Coffee Drink Solutions
  7. Wine Solutions
  8. Can Courier Magazine

Getting to know our customers is an integral part of our business.

We consistently incorporate our clients’ feedback during the design process. In fact, we operate one of the industry’s most modern, innovative design centers to maintain our position as a global leader in metal beverage containers.

We manufacture more than 65 billion recyclable aluminum and steel cans a year worldwide. They’re lightweight, fully recyclable, quickly chilled, easy to store and cost-effective – no wonder they’re the package of choice in homes, stores and vending machines around the world!

Ball’s Metal Beverage Packaging Division is the worldwide leader in aluminum packaging technology and partnering with our customers helps keep us there.

For more information on Beverage Cans, go to:

Beverage Cans Product Catalog

Ball Asia Pacific Beverage Can Products

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For more information and sales inquiries, please call (303) 460-4444 or complete the form below. 

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High quality beer deserves high quality packaging. The secret is in the can.

  • Cans are impenetrable to light. No risk of light turning the beer undrinkable.
  • Cools down faster than any other beverage container resulting in fresher, better tasting beer.
  • Cans are portable - they can go anywhere your customers go.
  • Cans are airtight and oxygen-free. Oxygen can leach into a bottled beer under the bottle cap and affect the taste, which could potentially destroy the beer.
  • No metallic contamination or flavor. Spraying the insides of the can and lid with a water-based polymer ensures no contact between the beer and the aluminum. Think of a can as a mini-keg for your craft beer.

For more information on Beverage Cans, go to:

For North American Beer Packaging sales Inquiries, click here.

For all other regional Beer Sales Inquiries, click here.

Scroll down to see Beer solutions by Region (Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe).

North America Beer Solutions              Beverage Cans Product Catalog

Sizes**

 

12.0-oz./355 ml
202 DIA
12.0-oz./355 ml
206 DIA*
16.0-oz./ 73 ml
202 DIA

"Royal Pint"
19.2-oz./568 ml

202 DIA

24.0-oz./10 ml
206 DIA / 209 DIA
25.4-oz./750 ml
300 DIA
32.0-oz./950 ml
300 DIA

Alumi-tek Bottle
13.5-oz./401 ml

38mm ROPP closure
Alumi-tek Bottle
16-oz./473 ml

38mm ROPP closure

* 206 DIA neck and End size manufactured at Hawaii plant only

** Metal can sizes used in industry in the U.S.A. are derived from nominal outside dimensions. Measurements are made of the empty round can before seaming on the packers' end.

The first three-digit number describing a round can indicates the diameter measured across the outside of the chime on the seamed end. The second three-digit number indicates the overall height of the can with one end

While such dimensions may be expressed in inches, the custom is to use a conventionalized method in which three-digit numbers are used to express each dimension. The first digit indicates the number of whole inches in a dimension, and the second and third digits indicate the fractional inches as sixteenths of an inch.

For example:
303 x 406 means 3-3/16 x 4-6/16 inches
307 x 512 means 3-7/16 x 5-12/16 inches
603 x 700 means 6-3/16 x 7 inches

 

Asian Beer Solutions                  Beverage Cans Product Catalog

Sizes

250 ml
200 DIA
330 ml
206 DIA
355 ml
206 DIA
500 ml
206 DIA
   

Ends
and Tabs

Colored Ends
and Tabs
Stay On Tab Ring Pull Tabs
Large
Opening Ends
Printed Ends  
Extras Dry, Offset
Printing
Wet-on-Wet
Printing
Thermochromic
Printing
Fluorescent
Inks
Matt Varnish Exceptional
Screening
Techniques
Embossed
Beverage Can
Fluted
Beverage Can
 

 

European Beer Solutions                 Beverage Cans Product Catalog

Sizes

"Handy Can"
250 ml

202 DIA
330 ml
202 DIA
375 ml
201 DIA
440 ml
202 DIA
470 ml
202 DIA
500 ml
202 DIA
530 ml
202 DIA
568 ml
202 DIA
"Sleek Can"
250 ml  
  
202 DIA
"Sleek Can"
330 ml
202 DIA
5000 ml
Body: 175.3 ml
 

Ends
and Tabs

Standard
Large Opening
Pure
Brand End
CDL+
(Light weight end)
Coded Tab Printed Ends
and Tabs
(Laser printing)
Colored Ends
and Tabs
BRE+ End
(for pasteurized drinks,
available in 2012)
BRE
(Ball Resealable End)
 
Extras Internal Printing High Definition
Printing
Digital Printing
Brilliant Finish Matt Finish Thermochromic
Printing
Fluorescent
Inks
Tactile Can*** Skin Tech
Embossed
Beverage Cans
Widget
Technology
 

***Only available for aluminum cans.

 

 

Soft Drink Solutions

A packaging staple for consumers since 1960, the versatile aluminum beverage can continues to take shape – literally. It is changing its sizes and shapes to meet consumers needs for different beverages over the years.                          

  • Cans are 100 percent endlessly recyclable. They can be recycled again and again without loss of strength or quality.                          
  • Beverage cans are a highly versatile container and can be found virtually anywhere there are drinks. Cans go where bottles do not. Cans are better-accepted n most environments. Cans go anywhere the consumer goes.                          
  • Aluminum cans are the  are the quickest container to chill so, once in the fridge, you're virtually guaranteed a great cold drink - fast!                      
  • Beverage cans are easier and more efficient to transport because of their compact form.

For Sales Inquiries, click here.

▼ Scroll down to see Soft Drink solutions by Region (Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe).

North America Soft Drink Solutions        Beverage Cans Product Catalog

Sizes

12.0-oz./355 ml
202 DIA
12.0-oz./355 ml
206 DIA*
16.0-oz./473 ml
202 DIA
19.2-oz./568 ml
202 DIA
24.0-oz./710 ml
206 DIA / 209 DIA
 
Ends
and Tabs
B52 Ends B64 Ends 202 / 206 CDL Ends
B64 Vented Coded Tabs Printed ends
and tabs
(Laser printing)
Colored
Ends and Tabs
   
Extras Dry Off-set
Printing
High Definition
Printing
Thermochromic
IPrinting
Fluorescent
Inks
Embossed
Beverage Cans
Eyeris(TM)
Enhanced Graphics
Printing

* 206 DIA neck and End size manufactured at Hawaii plant only

** Metal can sizes used in industry in the U.S.A. are derived from nominal outside dimensions. Measurements are made of the empty round can before seaming on the packers' end.

The first three-digit number describing a round can indicates the diameter measured across the outside of the chime on the seamed end. The second three-digit number indicates the overall height of the can with one end

While such dimensions may be expressed in inches, the custom is to use a conventionalized method in which three-digit numbers are used to express each dimension. The first digit indicates the number of whole inches in a dimension, and the second and third digits indicate the fractional inches as sixteenths of an inch.

For example:
303 x 406 means 3-3/16 x 4-6/16 inches
307 x 512 means 3-7/16 x 5-12/16 inches
603 x 700 means 6-3/16 x 7 inches

 

Asia Pacific Soft Drink Solutions        Beverage Cans Product Catalog

Sizes

250 ml
200 DIA
330 ml
206 DIA
355 ml
206 DIA
500 ml
206 DIA
   
Ends
and Tabs
Colored Ends
and Tabs
Stay On Tab Ring Pull Tabs
Large
Opening Ends
Printed Ends  
Extras Dry, Offset
Printing
Wet-on-Wet
Printing
Thermochromic
Printing
Fluorescent
Inks
Matt Varnish Exceptional
Screening
Techniques
Embossed
Beverage Can
Fluted
Beverage Can
 

 

European Soft Drink Solutions        Beverage Cans Product Catalog

Sizes

150 ml
200 DIA
200 ml
200 DIA
250 ml
200 DIA
"Handy Can"
250 ml

202 DIA
330 ml
202 DIA
375 ml
201 DIA
440 ml
202 DIA
470 ml
202 DIA
500 ml
202 DIA
530 ml
202 DIA
568 ml
202 DIA
"Sleek Can"
250 ml 
  
202 DIA
"Sleek Can"
330 ml
202 DIA
   
Ends
and Tabs
Standard
Large Opening
Pure
Brand End
CDL+
(Light weight end)
Coded Tab Printed Ends
and Tabs
(Laser printing)
Colored Ends
and Tabs
BRE+ End
(for pasteurized drinks,
available in 2012)
BRE
(Ball Resealable End)
 
Extras Internal Printing High Definition
Printing
Digital Printing
Brilliant Finish Matt Finish Thermochromic
Printing
Fluorescent
Inks
Tactile Can*** Skin Tech
Embossed
Beverage Can
Aseptic
Beverage Can
Twin Can

***Only available for aluminum cans.

 

Energy Drink Solutions

Popular with young people, energy drinks is a growing global segment in the beverage market.

  • Fun, enjoyment and convenience are the essential factors for success in this rapidly growing beverage segment. These messages are transmitted primarily via the packaging and packaging design. Think of the can as a mini-360 degree billboard.
  • Cans are 100 percent endlessly recyclable. They can be recycled again and again without loss of strength or quality.
  • Beverage cans are a highly versatile container and can be found virtually anywhere there are drinks. Cans go where bottles do not. Cans are better-accepted n most environments. Cans go anywhere the consumer goes.

► For Sales Inquiries, click here.

North America Energy Drink Solutions       

Sizes

8.4-oz./250 ml
200 DIA
12.0-oz./355 ml
202 DIA
12.0 oz/355 ml
206 DIA*
16.0-oz./ 473 ml
202 DIA
19.2-oz./ 568 ml
202 DIA
24.0 oz/710 ml
206 DIA / 209 DIA
25.4-oz./750 ml
300 DIA
32.0-oz./950 ml
300 DIA
 

** 206 DIA neck and End size manufactured at Hawaii plant only

** Metal can sizes used in industry in the U.S.A. are derived from nominal outside dimensions. Measurements are made of the empty round can before seaming on the packers' end.

The first three-digit number describing a round can indicates the diameter measured across the outside of the chime on the seamed end. The second three-digit number indicates the overall height of the can with one end

While such dimensions may be expressed in inches, the custom is to use a conventionalized method in which three-digit numbers are used to express each dimension. The first digit indicates the number of whole inches in a dimension, and the second and third digits indicate the fractional inches as sixteenths of an inch.

For example:
303 x 406 means 3-3/16 x 4-6/16 inches
307 x 512 means 3-7/16 x 5-12/16 inches
603 x 700 means 6-3/16 x 7 inches

 

Asia Pacific Energy Drink Solution                Beverage Cans Product Catalog

Sizes

250 ml
200 DIA
330 ml
206 DIA
355 ml
206 DIA
500 ml
206 DIA
   
Ends
and Tabs
Colored Ends
and Tabs
Stay On Tab Ring Pull Tabs
Large
Opening Ends
Printed Ends  
Extras Dry, Offset
Printing
Wet-on-Wet
Printing
Thermochromic
Printing
Fluorescent
Inks
Matt Varnish Exceptional
Screening
Techniques
Embossed
Beverage Can
Fluted
Beverage Can
 

 

European Energy Drink Solutions              Beverage Cans Product Catalog

Sizes

150 ml
200 DIA
200 ml
200 DIA
250 ml
200 DIA
"Handy Can"
250 ml

202 DIA
330 ml
202 DIA
375 ml
202 DIA
440 ml
202 DIA
470 ml
202 DIA
500 ml
202 DIA
530 ml
202 DIA
568 ml
202 DIA
"Sleek Can"
250 ml

202 DIA
"Sleek Can"
330 ml

202 DIA
   
Ends
and Tabs
Standard
Large Opening
Pure
Brand End
CDL+
(Light weight end)
Coded Tab Printed Ends
and Tabs
(Laser printing)
Colored Ends
and Tabs
BRE
(Ball Resealable End)
BRE+ End
(for pasteurized drinks,
available in 2012)
 
Extras Internal Printing High Definition
Printing
Digital Printing
Brilliant Finish Matt Finish Thermochromic
Printing
Fluorescent
Inks
Tactile Can*** Skin Tech
Embossed
Beverage Can
Twin Can  

***Only available for aluminum cans.

Juice Solutions

A smart addition to any well-balanced diet, 100 percent fruit juices provide much-needed vitamins and minerals. Metal packaging is ideal for them for many reasons, including:     

  • Cans offer a long shelf-life, preserve the taste and allow consumers stock up, stack up and stay supplied.
  • Cans go where bottles do not. Cans are better-accepted in most environments. Cans go anywhere the consumer goes.

► For Sales Inquiries, click here.

North America Juice Solutions   
Sizes* 5.5-oz.
202 DIA
Sleek Can
7.5-oz./225 ml

202 DIA
8.0-oz./234 ml
202 DIA
8.4-oz./250 ml
202 DIA
11.3-oz./333 ml
202 DIA
Sleek Can
12.0-oz./355 ml

202 DIA 
Alumi-tek
13.5-oz./401 ml

38mm ROPP closure 
Alumi-tek
16.0-oz./473 ml

38mm ROPP closure
 

* Metal can sizes used in industry in the U.S.A. are derived from nominal outside dimensions. Measurements are made of the empty round can before seaming on the packers' end.

The first three-digit number describing a round can indicates the diameter measured across the outside of the chime on the seamed end. The second three-digit number indicates the overall height of the can with one end
While such dimensions may be expressed in inches, the custom is to use a conventionalized method in which three-digit numbers are used to express each dimension. The first digit indicates the number of whole inches in a dimension, and the second and third digits indicate the fractional inches as sixteenths of an inch.

For example:   
303 x 406 means 3-3/16 x 4-6/16 inches
307 x 512 means 3-7/16 x 5-12/16 inches
603 x 700 means 6-3/16 x 7 inches

 

Asia Pacific Juuice Solutions
Sizes 250 ml
200 DIA
330 ml
206 DIA
355 ml
206 DIA
500 ml
206 DIA
   
Ends
and Tabs
Colored Ends
and Tabs
Stay On Tab Ring Pull Tabs
Large
Opening Ends
Printed Ends  
Extras Dry, Offset
Printing
Wet-on-Wet
Printing
Fluorescent
Inks
Matt Varnish Exceptional
Screening
Techniques
Thermochromic
Printing
Fluted
Beverage Can
Embossed
Beverage Can
 

 

Milk and Coffee Drink Solutions

Cold coffee is a fast seller. The trendy drink belongs in the rapidly growing "ready-to-drink" (RTD) market, which also includes milk mixes, milk shakes, chocolate/cocoa drinks and yogurt drinks.

Whether on the move or at home, milk and coffee drinks can be enjoyed quickly and easily and are particularly popular with young consumers.

► For Sales Inquiries, click here.

North America Milk & Coffee Drink Solutions
Sizes* 6.8-oz./200 ml
200 DIA
8.0-oz./234 ml
200 DIA
12.0-oz./355 ml
202/206 DIA
16.0-oz./473 ml
202 DIA
   

For example:   
303 x 406 means 3-3/16 x 4-6/16 inches
307 x 512 means 3-7/16 x 5-12/16 inches
603 x 700 means 6-3/16 x 7 inches

 

Asia Pacific Milk & Coffee Drink Solutions
Sizes 250 ml
200 DIA
330 ml
206 DIA
355 ml
206 DIA
500 ml
206 DIA
   
Ends
and Tabs
Colored Ends
and Tabs
Stay On Tab Ring Pull Tabs
Large
Opening Ends
Printed Ends  
Extras Dry, Offset
Printing
Wet-on-Wet
Printing
Fluorescent
Inks
Matt Varnish Exceptional
Screening
Techniques
Thermochromic
Printing
Fluted
Beverage Can
Embossed
Beverage Can
 

 

 

 

 

Quality from the grape to the can

Ball’s specialty wine packaging helps protect a wine’s quality and ensure a long shelf life.

Why should I consider metal packaging for my wine?

  • Reach new segments – make your brand attractive to young, active consumers
  • Embrace new drinking occasions – meet the needs of on-the-go consumers by delivering a compact packaging solution
  • Stand out at point of sale – utilize the can as a canvas to communicate your brand promise
  • Increase the efficiency of your logistics – a truck fully loaded with cans carries twice the amount of liquid versus bottles

Product Benefits

  • Convenient single servings
  • Provides the best protection – air-tight, unbreakable and light-proof
  • Modern, appealing to a new generation of wine drinkers
  • Ideal for wine that is best served chilled
  • Enhanced design flexibility
  • 12-month shelf life
  • Endlessly recyclable with no loss of quality

Technical Specifications

  • Aluminum can with increased lacquer specification and metal gauge
  • Sealed with special wine end

The Ball Wine Can:

  • Can sizes: 200 ml and 250 ml
  • Increased gauge and lacquer film
  • Wine-end with selected inside coating
  • 12-month shelf life
  • Wine test by Ball
  • Filler audit and support by Ball
  • Protected Quality logo guarantees premium product

More information

► For Sales Inquiries, click here.

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