Ball's Packaging Graphics Expertise Recognized at IMDA'S 2015 Excellence in Quality Awards

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Four of Ball Corporation's (NYSE: BLL) metal packaging designs were recognized by the International Metal Decorators Association during the "Excellence in Quality" decorating awards competition at its 2015 conference, which was held May 19-21 in Bloomingdale, Ill.

The IMDA's annual competition is judged by graphic art professionals and recognizes companies worldwide that offer dynamic, high quality metal decorated pieces using various decorating methods. Each entry is judged on printing quality, degree of difficulty, coating finish appearance, registration and required technical expertise.

Ball's two-piece, 16-ounce can for Khaos Juice Monster Energy + Juice won Best of Category and the company's Award of Excellence winners included:

• Craft Can: Terrapin Beer Co. Golden Ale 12-ounce can

• Specialty Can: Sunday Morning Gathering specialty tin

• Two-piece: Natural Choice Beverage's Perfect blueberry lemon lime 12-ounce sleek can

"In today's world, eye-catching packaging and graphics are vital to brand differentiation and shelf appeal," said Jim Peterson, Ball's vice president of marketing and corporate affairs. "Ball's industry leading innovation and graphics teams work very closely with our customers, and continue to make strides in the development of creative solutions that meet their product and business needs. We're honored that the IMDA recognized Ball and the employees that work so hard to help our customers realize success."

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 2014 sales of $8.6 billion. For more information, visit

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