Ball results flat as focus turns to specialty cans

Oct 25, 2012 | 05:24 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  Ball Corporation, Raymond Seabrook, aluminum can market, used beverage cans, UBCs, specialty cans, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — Ball Corp. reported steady revenues in the third quarter and said it expects growth in the specialty aluminum can market to "mask the decline" of the 12-ounce can market in North America.

"While sales volumes in North America were relatively flat year to date compared to last year, a continued focus on controlling costs and growth in specialty packaging contributed to higher comparable segment operating earnings in the....

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