Ball's Specialty Tins Recognized at SGIA's 2014 Golden Image Awards

December 19, 2014

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association recognized Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) for its industry-leading specialty tin designs during the 2014 Golden Image Awards Competition at the SGIA Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Ball's winning entries in the digitally printed container category included:  

  • Silver – A Frosty Christmas
  • Bronze – Pinecone and Mistletoe

"Ball's focus on innovation and operational excellence has made us a leader in the metal packaging industry," said Gary Woeste, vice president of sales and marketing for Ball's metal food and household products packaging division. "The technological advancements we've made in our specialty tin business have enabled easier prototyping of new designs, faster changeover times and smaller production runs, allowing us to provide award-winning specialty packaging and graphics to help our customers' products stand out."  

SGIA, the international association for specialty imaging, is committed to staying at the forefront of trends and innovations. The association helps members by building valued partnerships and affiliations, and providing tools and information to help them stay ahead of the competition. Entries in SGIA's annual competition are judged based on their technical accomplishments, including the level of difficulty and quality of execution.

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 14,500 people worldwide and reported 2013 sales of $8.5 billion. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

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