Ball Corporation Receives Sherwin-Williams Certified Supplier Award

     Ball Corporation Receives Sherwin-Williams Certified Supplier Award

PR Newswire

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 21, 2014

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sherwin-Williams recently
presented its esteemed Certified Supplier Award to Ball Corporation (NYSE:
BLL) for achieving the highest level of excellence in meeting
Sherwin-Williams' Purchasing Center of Excellence Supplier Performance
Criteria. The annual award also recognizes Ball's demonstrated commitment to
continuous improvement.

"Being close to our customers and truly understanding their needs are
extremely important to us at Ball," said Gary Woeste, vice president of sales
and marketing for Ball's metal food and household products packaging division.
"We also strive to provide the best value, quality and service in all of our
markets by continually improving our processes, and we're thrilled that
Sherwin-Williams recognized these ongoing efforts."

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 14,500 people worldwide and reported
2013 sales of $8.5billion. For more information, visit, or
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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 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.

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