Ball Corporation opened an aluminum aerosol can plant in India, located in the northwest city of Ahmedabad. With this new plant, Ball will meet the region's increasing demand, and continue the company's Drive for 10 vision of entering into new geographic regions and remaining close to customers. Multiple sales contracts are in place with local customers in Ahmedabad and the surrounding region.
"With our strong foundation in aluminum aerosol manufacturing, this new plant allows us to enter the rapidly expanding India market and meet the needs of regional customers, as well as our existing global customers," said Michael Feldser, senior vice president, Ball Corporation and chief operating officer, Global Metal Food & Household Products Packaging.
The global leader in metal packaging, Ball leverages its diverse manufacturing capabilities to deliver best-in-class aerosol packaging to our customers worldwide. Ball's portfolio includes both three-piece tinplate aerosol cans and extruded aluminum cans. Ball also manufactures aluminum slugs, which it utilizes in the production of impact extruded aluminum cans.
Ball is committed to innovation and sustainability, exemplified by its launch of the first lighter weight aluminum aerosol can using recycled content. Additionally, Ball Corporation recently was named the industry leader for container and packaging companies on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World for the third consecutive year.