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Ball Corporation is a provider of metal packaging for beverages, foods and household products, and aerospace and other technologies and services to commercial and governmental customers. Its main products include beverage cans, Alumi-Tek bottles, aluminum cups, aerosol cans, aluminum slugs, printing and graphics. The company also offers a range of laboratory and aerosol technical services: from technical assistance to laboratory testing and continuous research and development.

HQWestminster, CO, US
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureD-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)21,500(+18%)
Job Openings695
Revenue (FY, 2020)$11.8 B(+3%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$95.5(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Ball

John Bryant

John Bryant

Michael J. Cave

Michael J. Cave

Scott C. Morrison

Scott C. Morrison

John A. Hayes

John A. Hayes

Chief Executive Officer
Jeff A. Knobel

Jeff A. Knobel

Vice President and Treasurer
Robert D. Strain

Robert D. Strain

Senior Vice President, Ball Corporation; President, Ball Aerospace
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Ball Office Locations

Ball has offices in Westminster, Albuquerque, Arlington, Boulder and in 70 other locations
Westminster, CO, US (HQ)
9200 W 108th Cir
Albuquerque, NM, US
2201 Buena Vista Dr SE #100
Arlington, VA, US
2111 Wilson Blvd #900
Boulder, CO, US
1600 Commerce St
Chantilly, VA, US
15020 Conference Center Dr #300
Chesterfield, MO, US
17107 Chesterfield Airport Rd #300
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Ball Financials and Metrics

Ball Revenue

Ball's revenue was reported to be $11.78 b in FY, 2020

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Ball's current market capitalization is $31.3 b.
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Financial Leverage

9.3 x
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Ball Operating Metrics

Ball's Backlog was reported to be $2.1b in Q2, 2020.
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$733 m$1.03 b$1.4 b$1.4 b$1.4 b$1.25 b$1.2 b$1.75 b$1.7 b$1.86 b$1.76 b$2.2 b$2.1 b$2 b$2.2 b$2.5 b$2.3 b$2.1 b

Twelve-Month Backlog

$779 m$844 m$1.75 b$1.5 b

Aluminum Beverage Containers Produced

40 b46 b46 b48 b

Steel Food Container Shipped

3 b3 b
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Ball Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Rexam PLCFebruary 19, 2015$6.8 b
Envases del PlataDecember 13, 2012
AerocanDecember 06, 2010
Neuman AluminiumJuly 26, 2010
Guangdong Jianlibao GroupJune 14, 2010$90 m
Metal Packaging InternationalMarch 12, 2003
Schmalbach-Lubeca AGAugust 30, 2002
654647 N.B. Inc.
Aerosol Research Co (Great Britain) Limited
American Can Holdings (UK) Limited
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Ball Revenue Breakdown

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Ball revenue breakdown by business segment: 12.9% from Aerospace, 23.1% from Beverage packaging, Europe, 14.6% from Beverage packaging, South America, 41.5% from Beverage packaging, North and Central America and 8.0% from Other

Ball revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 11.8% from Brazil, 50.1% from U.S. and 38.1% from Other

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Ball Cybersecurity Score

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Ball Online and Social Media Presence

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Ball News and Updates

Ball Announces New U.S. Beverage Can Plant in Pittston, Pennsylvania; Production Scheduled to Begin in Mid-2021

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) today announced its plan to build a new U.S. aluminum beverage packaging plant in Pittston, Pennsylvania. The multi-line plant is scheduled to begin production in mid-2021 and will create approximately 230 manufacturing jobs.

Ball Completes Acquisition of Tubex Aluminum Aerosol Packaging Business in Brazil

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) has completed the acquisition of Tubex Industria E Comercio de Embalagens Ltda., an impact extruded aluminum aerosol packaging business that includes a manufacturing plant in Itupeva, which is near Sao Paolo, Brazil.

Ball Corporation Announces Public Offering of Senior Notes

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) announced today that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of approximately $1 billion in aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2030 (the "Notes"). The exact amount, terms and timing of the offering will depend upon market conditions and other factors…

Ball Corporation Prices $1.3 Billion of Senior Notes

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) announced today that it priced an underwritten public offering of $1.3 billion in aggregate principal amount of 2.875% Senior Notes due 2030 (the "Notes"). The offering is expected to close on August 13, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions and other factors.

Ball Reports Second Quarter Results

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) today reported, on a U.S. GAAP basis, second quarter 2020 net earnings attributable to the corporation of $94 million (including net after-tax charges of $122 million, or 37 cents per diluted share for business consolidation and other non-comparable items) or 28 cents pe…

Ball Corporation Publishes 2020 Sustainability Report Detailing Industry Framework for the Circular Economy

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) today released its seventh biennial sustainability report, covering calendar years 2018 and 2019.
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Ball Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ball founded?

    Ball was founded in 1880.

  • Who are Ball key executives?

    Ball's key executives are John Bryant, Michael J. Cave and Scott C. Morrison.

  • How many employees does Ball have?

    Ball has 21,500 employees.

  • What is Ball revenue?

    Latest Ball annual revenue is $11.8 b.

  • What is Ball revenue per employee?

    Latest Ball revenue per employee is $548 k.

  • Who are Ball competitors?

    Competitors of Ball include Sealed Air, Crown Holdings and Silgan Holdings.

  • Where is Ball headquarters?

    Ball headquarters is located at 9200 W 108th Cir, Westminster.

  • Where are Ball offices?

    Ball has offices in Westminster, Albuquerque, Arlington, Boulder and in 70 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ball have?

    Ball has 77 offices.