Ball Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

                 Ball Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

PR Newswire

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 24, 2013

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ball Corporation's (NYSE:
BLL) board of directors today declared a cash dividend of 13cents per share,
payable June17, 2013, to shareholders of record as of June3, 2013. Ball will
report its first quarter 2013 earnings on Thursday, April25, 2013. Conference
call details are below.

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 $8.7billion. For the latest Ball news and for other
company information, please visit www.ball.com.

Conference Call Details

Ball Corporation [NYSE: BLL] will announce its first quarter 2013 earnings on
Thursday, April25, before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange. At
9a.m. Mountain Time on that day (11a.m. Eastern), Ball will hold its regular
quarterly conference call on the company's results and performance.

The North American toll-free number for the call is (800) 268‑2160.
International callers should dial (303) 223‑2680. Please use the following URL
for a webcast of the live call:

http://www.media-server.com/m/acs/6d64c2d06298319cb52bd34f53206516

For those unable to listen to the live call, a taped replay will be available
at 11a.m. Mountain Time on April25, until 11a.m. Mountain Time on May2. To
access the replay, call (800) 633‑8284 (North American callers) or (402)
977‑9140 (international callers) and use reservation number 21653175.

Within 48hours of the call's conclusion, a written transcript will be posted
to www.ball.com in the investors section under "news and presentations."

Forward-Looking Statements
This release contains "forward-looking" statements concerning future events
and financial performance. Words such as "expects," "anticipates," "estimates"
and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements.
Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause
actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied. The
company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise. Key risks and uncertainties are summarized in filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Exhibit99.2 in our
Form 10‑K, which are available on our website and at www.sec.gov. Factors that
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

Website: http://www.ball.com
Contact: Investor Contact, Ann T. Scott, (303) 460-3537, ascott@ball.com;
Media Contact, Renee Robinson, (303) 460-2476, rarobins@ball.com
 
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