Coors Light's Ball-supplied aluminum pint receives Packaging Association, Canadian Packaging awards; Alumi-Tek bottle recognized for technical, graphic and sustainability achievements

BROOMFIELD, Colorado , May 23, 2013 (press release) – The Coors Light aluminum pint, featuring Ball Corporation's (NYSE: BLL) Alumi-Tek® bottle, has been awarded a Gold Award from The Packaging Association (PAC) and was chosen as the Canadian Packaging Consumers Voice Award winner at the recent PAC Leadership Awards.

The Coors Light aluminum pint received a Gold Award in the rigid packaging category, and was recognized for technical, graphic and sustainability achievements. The Canadian Packaging Consumers Voice Award is one of five best of show awards and represents the interests of shoppers. The Coors Light aluminum pint was selected for its eye-catching graphics, recyclability and the convenience of the bottle's wide mouth and resealable closure.

PAC has sponsored packaging competitions since 1953. In 2008, PAC held the inaugural Sustainable Packaging Competition which combined with the PAC Packaging Competition to become the PAC Leadership Awards. Canadian Packaging is one of the most read packaging industry trade magazines in Canada. For more information about the awards, please visit http://www.pac.ca/index.php/pac/competition.

Ball introduced the Alumi-Tek® bottle in 2008. Alumi-Tek® combines the sustainability and versatility of the can with the convenience of a bottle, and continues to support brand strategies as a popular, premium package.

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 $8.7 billion. For the latest Ball news and for other company information, please visit www.ball.com.

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