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Euro CanTech presents aerosol award to Ball, Henkel Schwarzkopf got2b can

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BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) and Henkel were recently recognized at the 2016 Euro CanTech Awards for best can in the aerosol category. The award-winning cans were selected based on the values of innovation, design and excellence.

Ball and Henkel were recognized for best can in the aerosol category at the 2016 Euro CanTech Awards.

Ball's winning can featured Matte & Gloss printing innovation in a striking design for Henkel Schwarzkopf's got2b aerosol hairspray. The extruded aluminum can's graphics are both simplistic and elegant, with distinct contrast between the reflective gloss and soft, subdued matte finishes.

"It is an honor to share the CanTech Award for best aerosol can with our partners at Henkel and jointly develop a package that stands out among the competition," said Stan Platek, general manager of Ball Aerocan Europe. "With the Schwarzkopf got2b can, we delivered on our promise to provide our customers with brilliant graphics that make their products pop off the shelf and draw in consumers."

The awards gala and dinner was held as part of the 2016 Euro CanTech conference in Berlin, Germany, and included more than 150 industry delegates. Sales manager Olivier Valentin attended the gala and accepted the award on behalf of Ball Corporation.

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Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, food and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 15,200 people worldwide and reported 2015 sales of $8.0 billion. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

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