Ball Employees Raise $1.4 Million in Community Giving Campaign

        Ball Employees Raise $1.4 Million in Community Giving Campaign

PR Newswire

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 5, 2013

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL),
its employees and retirees in the U.S. and Canada donated more than $1.4
million to non-profit organizations serving Ball communities as part of the
company's annual giving campaign.

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Employees exceeded the campaign goal during the six-week campaign and gave
more than $550,000, which the Ball Foundation matched to further increase the
impact on Ball's communities. During the same period, employees volunteered
more than 2,400 hours for community organizations, surpassing the goal of
1,000 hours.

"At Ball, we strive to enrich the communities in which we live and work by
donating money and time to support organizations, programs and civic
initiatives that advance sustainable livelihoods," said John Hayes, chairman,
president and chief executive officer. "It is important for us to be a good
neighbor and corporate citizen, and we're proud that our company and our
employees can make a difference."

In September, the Ball Foundation also committed $1 million to nonprofit
organizations assisting with Colorado flood relief efforts, including
Community Food Share, Impact on Education Foundation for Boulder Valley
Schools and the Foothills United Way's Foothills Flood Relief Fund.
Additionally, in the coming months, Ball will provide employees with
opportunities to volunteer and assist with recovery and rebuilding activities
in areas impacted by the floods. Ball employs approximately 8,000 people in
North America.

About The Ball Foundation
The Ball Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, private foundation. Founded in
December 2010, The Ball Foundation's mission is to provide financial support
to nonprofit organizations that sustain the communities in which we live and
operate by improving and promoting education, recycling and community
engagement. For more information about the Ball Foundation, please visit
www.ball.com/ball-foundation.

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 15,000 people worldwide and reported
2012 sales of more than $8.7billion. For more information, visit
www.ball.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

Forward-Looking Statements
This release contains "forward-looking" statements concerning future events
and financial performance. Words such as "expects," "anticipates," "estimates"
and similar expressions 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: a) our packaging
segments include fluctuation in product demand; availability and cost of raw
materials; competitive packaging, pricing and substitution; changes in climate
and weather; crop yields; competitive activity; failure to achieve
productivity improvements or 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 or tax rates; b) our aerospace segment include
funding, authorization, availability and returns of government and commercial
contracts; and delays, extensions and technical uncertainties affecting
segment contracts; c) the company as a whole include those listed plus:
changes in senior management; 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; technological developments and innovations;
litigation; strikes; labor cost changes; rates of return on assets of the
company's defined benefit retirement plans; pension changes; uncertainties
surrounding the U.S. government budget, sequestration and debt limit; reduced
cash flow; ability to achieve cost-out initiatives; interest rates affecting
our debt.

SOURCE Ball Corporation

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