Ball sees accelerating demand for sustainable aluminium in beverage packaging

Ball Corp expects investment in beverage packaging to continue to grow as demand for sustainable aluminium cans for traditional and non-traditional beverages continues to accelerate, the Colorado, United States-based company said in its 2020 earnings report.

After delays to some projects last year for health and safety reasons due to the Covid-19 pandemic, additional beverage can line investments in the United Kingdom, Czech Republic and Russia are on track to support regional contracted demand in 2021 and beyond, while demand in North America and Central America continues to outstrip supply, the company said.

Ball has been moving toward aluminium packaging in a drive to produce more environmentally-friendly material. It launched the US pilot of its recyclable aluminium cups in September 2019 and an extruded aluminium...

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Andrea Hotter

February 04, 2021

19:45 GMT

New York