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Ball Wins Two Euro CanTech 2018 Awards for Metallic Aluminium Aerosol Can and Two-piece Beverage Decorative Design

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BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) recently won two 2018 Euro CanTech Awards from CanTech International for its metallic Ball-branded aluminium aerosol deodorant can and beverage cans created for Heineken Serbia's Zaječarsko brand.

Ball Corporation won a 2018 Euro CanTech Award from CanTech International for its metallic Ball-branded aluminium aerosol deodorant can, which uses state-of-the-art pigments and the company’s unique ink application technology to apply a glossy, reflective sheen on aluminium cans of all shapes and sizes and is available in a range of metallic shades.

For the aerosol can, Ball developed a cost-effective, captivating solution for customers who want the look of hot stamping (where a metallic foil is applied to the can). Using state-of-the-art pigments and the company's unique ink application technology, a glossy, reflective sheen can be applied on aluminium cans of all shapes and sizes and is available in a range of metallic shades.

For the beverage can, Ball partnered with Heineken Serbia, a long-standing customer, on an exclusive can design. Heineken created four limited edition cans, which showcase Ball's impeccable high-definition printing technique, for its Zaječarsko brand. Ball worked closely with Heineken to transfer four pieces of artwork from the Serbian National Museum onto cans for a unique collaboration that truly emphasizes Ball's unique design and graphics capabilities.

About Ball Corporation

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 18,300 people worldwide and reported 2017 net sales of $11 billion. For more information, visit www.ball.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

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