Ball to halt steel food can operations at US plant

Ball Corp has confirmed that it will discontinue steel food can production at its Springdale facility in the US state of Arkansas during the fourth quarter of this year, citing a decline in food can demand.

“Given the overall decline in food can demand, our Springdale food can operations are no longer sustainable and we are electing to focus our remaining local plant resources on our growing aerosol business,” Jim Peterson, chief operating officer of food and aerosol packaging, said in a statement...


Kirk Maltais

September 29, 2017

05:53 GMT