DOC360 is now "Slam-able" in Ball's Alumi-Tek® Bottle

            DOC360 is now "Slam-able" in Ball's Alumi-Tek® Bottle

PR Newswire

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 5, 2013

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --DOC 360, the "bold,
refreshing soft drink that obliterates the ordinary," is now available in Ball
Corporation's (NYSE:BLL) Alumi-Tek® bottle. The 16-oz. fully recyclable
aluminum bottle is paired with Ball's thermochromic ink that changes color
when the contents are cold enough to drink and has been dubbed the "Slam Can."


"Unique packaging such as the Alumi-Tek bottle and thermochromic ink provides
the differentiation DOC360 needs to stand out to our consumers," said Gary
Wypiszynki, DOC 360 Business Development Manager. "The chill-activated Slam
Can is a premium package that communicates excitement and boldness that is
authentic to our consumers."

"Alumi-Tek drinks like a bottle and cools like a can, which makes it perfect
for the soft drink consumer who is on the go," said Robert M. Miles, senior
vice president, sales for Ball's metal beverage packaging division, Americas.
"Beverage makers and consumers continue to reach for aluminum packaging. With
the Alumi-Tek bottle's many advantages, including reclosability, portability
and brand-building real estate, it's easy to understand why Alumi-Tek is in

DOC 360 is a brand of beverage manufacturer Wis-Pak. It is available at many
Midwest retailers.

Wis-Pak is a manufacturer and distributor of Pepsi-Cola and other leading soft
drinks. The company's corporate office is located in Watertown, Wis. and
production facilities and warehouses are found throughout the South and
Central United States. Wis-Pak is majority owner of WP Beverages, which has
Distribution Facilities in Madison, Wis., Rockford, ll., Hermansville, Mich.,
Chamberlain, S.D. and Mitchell, S.D. For more information about Wis-Pak,

Ball Corporation is a supplier of high quality packaging for beverage, food
and household products customers, and of aerospace and other technologies and
services, primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its
subsidiaries employ approximately 15,000 people worldwide and reported 2012
sales of more than $8.7 billion. For the latest Ball news and for other
company information, please visit

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might affect our packaging segments include fluctuation in product demand and
preferences; availability and cost of raw materials; competitive packaging
availability, pricing and substitution; changes in climate and weather; crop
yields; competitive activity; failure to achieve anticipated productivity
improvements or production cost reductions; mandatory deposit or other
restrictive packaging laws; changes in major customer or supplier contracts or
loss of a major customer or supplier; political instability and sanctions; and
changes in foreign exchange rates or tax rates. Factors that might affect our
aerospace segment include: funding, authorization, availability and returns of
government and commercial contracts; and delays, extensions and technical
uncertainties affecting segment contracts. Factors that might affect the
company as a whole include those listed plus: accounting changes; changes in
senior management; the recent global recession and its effects on liquidity,
credit risk, asset values and the economy; successful or unsuccessful
acquisitions; regulatory action or laws including tax, environmental, health
and workplace safety, including U.S. FDA and other actions affecting products
filled in our containers, or chemicals or substances used in raw materials or
in the manufacturing process; governmental investigations; technological
developments and innovations; goodwill impairment; antitrust, patent and other
litigation; strikes; labor cost changes; rates of return projected and earned
on assets of the company's defined benefit retirement plans; pension changes;
uncertainties surrounding the U.S. government budget and debt limit; reduced
cash flow; interest rates affecting our debt; and changes to unaudited results
due to statutory audits or other effects.

SOURCE Ball Corporation

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