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Variable printed Ball cans put craft beer on the map

A Colorado craft beer company has put a personal touch on its cans with a number of distinct GPS coordinates for a scavenger hunt.

Amcor joins Coke, Ball, and Sonoco in packaging recycling group

The packaging giant has signed onto The Recycling Partnership, a group of food, beverage, and package firms dedicated to increase US recycling rates.

Ball, Coke, and General Mills rank on ‘green’ list

Newsweek’s list of the US’s most sustainable companies names packaging firms like Ball, beverage producers like Coca-Cola, and food manufacturers such as General Mills rank among the green giants....

Clients include Tetra Pak and SIG Combibloc

Hydro to build $61m beverage can recycling plant

Hydro, whose clients include Tetra Pak, Ball and Crown, is celebrating after getting the go-ahead to build a $61m beverage can recycling plant in Neuss, Germany.

Ball kicks into World Cup with personalized beer cans

Croatian beer brand Ožujsko Pivo is fueling football fever with variable-printed Ball cans saluting the national team.

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Ball Packaging 1 – 0 Competitors with Croatian beer can

Ball Packaging Europe’s printing technology has been used to create twelve can collectibles featuring Croatian national football team names ahead of the FIFA World Cup.

Dystopian drinks? ‘Beverages that beep, bleep, yell and waft scents at shoppers’

Manufacturers will spend more on designing packages that ‘blink, beep, yell and waft scents at shoppers', according to food packaging expert Joe Kerry from University College Cork.

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Ball announces passing of Gerrit Heske aged 49

Ball Corporation has announced Gerrit Heske, senior vice president and chief operating officer, global metal beverage packaging, has died aged 49.

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Craft brewer opts for Ball cans

SweetWater Brewing Company will launch two beers in 12- and 16-ounce aluminum cans from Ball Corporation.

Will soft drinks cost standard cans a fortune? Ball Packaging ponders

Ball Packaging says falling US demand for standard-sized 12oz drinks cans is linked to the performance of soft drinks and wonders if new natural sweeteners in 2014 can arrest the slide.

UNIQUE COLLABORATION CONNECTS B2B FIRMS WITH CONSUMERS

Ball Packaging and Döhler use Facebook to crowdsource energy drink ideas

Ball Packaging says a unique Facebook crowdsourcing project with Döhler exploring consumer ideas for the future for energy drinks was a cost effective way to gain ideas and raise B2B...

Ball Packaging launches dark beer can in Africa

Ball Packaging has partnered with The Bavaria brewery from the Netherlands to launch an 8.6 Black, dark version of its Bavaria 8.6 beer in Africa.

DRINKTEC 2013: gea group: 'NOTHING COMPARes IN ANY OTHER COUNTRY'

‘Simply the best’? Industry leaders deliver Drinktec 2013 verdict

Drinktec’s organizers claim that the trade show is ‘simply the best’ after almost 70,000 visitors attended the show, which won glowing reviews from GEA, Ecolab, Döhler and Gebo Cermex.

DRINKTEC 2013: BALL PACKAGING 'IN DISCUSSIONS' with beer brands

Ball Packaging charms big beer with Dynamark can tech used by Coke

Marc-André Schöppner from Ball Packaging Europe tells Ben Bouckley that the firm is in discussions with brewers over further applications of its Dynamark printing technology used by Coke this summer....

DRINKTEC 2013: WHAT CAUGHT OUR EYE AT THE SHOW

Stealing the show: Added value dairy drinks at Drinktec 2013

Ben Bouckley and Mark Astley from BeverageDaily.com and DairyReporter.com chat about technology and trends at Drinktec 2013, including the show’s growing international focus and the trend towards added-value dairy beverages....

DRINKTEC 2013 SPECIAL: INNOVATION ZONE

Ball Packaging hopes ‘Easy Flow’ end will breathe new life into beer

Ball Packaging will launch its European ‘easy flow’ can end in at Drinktec in Munich and says the invention – as per MillerCoors' similar innovation in the US – can...

Bog standard beverage can sales suffer: Ball Packaging

Consumers and brands continue to fall out of love with 12oz (355ml) beverage cans as growth accelerates in specialty sizes, according to can giant Ball Packaging.

On-the-go pop-up straw makes its debut

Ball Packaging Europe has launched a Magic Straw Can targeting children and young adults, who have a preference for on-the-go consumption or consumer sweeter drinks outdoors.

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Magic Straw Can will ‘wow’ young consumers: Ball Packaging

Ball Packaging promises that it’s new with a built-in straw will ‘trigger a ‘wow’ effect’ among young consumers in particular after successful tests in Spain and the UK.

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Winestar co-founder wants brand in cans to be 'Nespresso of wine'

French wine brand Winestar claims to be the first French brand to launch premium quality wine nationwide in cans, and co-founder Cedric Segal says the firm aims to 'become the...

Ball Corporation hit by cost pressures and lower demand in Q1

Ball Corporation said lower volume trends for standard metal packaging and poor performance of the European beverage container business affected first quarter results for 2013.

Liquid profit: Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO tops US drinks rich list

As we await the latest Forbes league tables listing US executive pay, we look back at the 2012 list that saw Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO John Brock take the laurels as...

NEW END IS EASIER TO INTEGRATE WITH FILLING PROCESSES: can2close

Award-winning resealable beverage can end beats rivals: German startup

German startup can2close tells BeverageDaily.com that its award-winning new resealable beverage can end trumps existing rival solutions and is not ‘light years’ away from market readiness.

‘Individualization megatrend’ inspires new Ball Packaging can print tech

Ball Packaging tells BeverageDaily.com that its new proprietary Dynamark printing technology will allow brand owners to tap the individualization ‘megatrend’ by personalizing cans, while cutting out the need for time-consuming...

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Tea-rrific cans supplied by Ball Corporation

Ball Corporation has delivered 11.5-ounce cans to AriZona for its line of teas and beverages to provide a size option to consumers.