Ball to Announce Fourth Quarter Earnings on Jan. 30, 2014

          Ball to Announce Fourth Quarter Earnings on Jan. 30, 2014

PR Newswire

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 30, 2013

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL)
will announce its fourth quarter 2013 earnings on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014,
before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange. At 9 a.m. Mountain Time
on that day (11 a.m. Eastern), Ball will hold its regular quarterly conference
call on the company's results and performance.

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The North American toll-free number for the call is 800-732-5617.
International callers should dial 212-231-2939. Please use the following URL
for a webcast of the live call:

http://edge.media-server.com/m/p/fa9d8zca/lan/en

For those unable to listen to the live call, a taped replay will be available
from 11 a.m. Mountain Time on Jan. 30, 2014, until 11 a.m. Mountain Time on
Feb. 6, 2014. To access the replay, call 800-633-8284 (North American callers)
or 402- 977-9140 (international callers) and use reservation number 21700833.
A written transcript of the call will be posted within 48 hours of the call's
conclusion to Ball's website at www.ball.com in the investors section under
"news and presentations."

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 product demand fluctuations; availability/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 issues including tax, environmental, health
and workplace safety, including U.S. FDA and other actions or public concerns
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 : Ann T. Scott, (303) 460-3537, ascott@ball.com; Media:
Renee Robinson, (303) 460-2476, rarobins@ball.com
 
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