December 2015

Ball announces expansion at aerosol plant in Czech Republic

Ball Corporation announced on Dec. 21 plans to expand its impact extruded aerosol can manufacturing plant in Velim, Czech Republic. To meet ongoing customer and European market demand, the company will add a new line that will begin production during the fourth quarter of 2016.

“To remain a leader in the metal aerosol packaging industry, we must continue to maximize value in our existing businesses, leverage our expertise, and align with the right customers and markets,” said James Peterson, Senior VP, Ball Corp. and COO, global metal food and household products packaging.

“This investment in Velim, one of our most productive aluminum aerosol plants, will enable us to meet customer and market needs, as well as to continue our focus on developing industry-leading impact extruded innovations.”