Ball Corporation to Present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference

   Ball Corporation to Present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference

PR Newswire

BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 15, 2013

BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL),
one of the world's leading suppliers of metal packaging to the beverage, food
and household products industries, will speak to the investment community on
Wednesday, May 22 at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York,
N.Y.

Scott C. Morrison, senior vice president and chief financial officer, is
scheduled to speak at 11:10 a.m. Eastern time. To listen to the presentation
via live webcast, visit the following link:

http://cc.talkpoint.com/gold006/052113a_gm/?entity=15_12LRFEN 

A replay of the presentation will be available approximately one hour after
the presentation ends and will be accessible for 90 days at the website above.

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.

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 Exhibit 99 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 and divestitures; 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; ability to
achieve cost-out initiatives; 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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