Canadian Packaging

Another kick at the can

Ball Corporation, headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, completed on January 18, 2011 its acquisition of Aerocan S.A.S., a leading supplier of extruded aluminum aerosol cans and bottles in Europe.


January 21, 2011
by Canadian Packaging Staff

Ball Corporation, headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, completed on January 18, 2011 its acquisition of Aerocan S.A.S., a leading supplier of extruded aluminum aerosol cans and bottles in Europe. Ball announced the acquisition in December 2010.

Aerocan manufactures extruded aluminum aerosol cans and bottles, and aluminum slugs used to make them, for customers in the personal care, pharmaceutical, beverage and food industries. It operates three aerosol can manufacturing plants – in Velim, Czech Republic; Bellegarde, France; and Devizes, U.K. – and is a 51 percent owner of a joint venture aluminum slug plant in Beaurepaire, France.

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. Along with its 2010 acquisition of Neuman Aluminum in the U.S., Ball is now a leading global supplier of aluminum slugs used to make extruded aluminum packaging.

For more information on Ball, visit www.ball.com.
For more information on Aerocan, visit www.aerocan.eu.