BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) recently won a 2017 Aerosol Dispensing Forum (ADF) Innovation Award for its L'Oreal Men Expert antiperspirant can, which is produced using Ball's ReAl® technology.
Ball's ReAl® technology provides increased strength and allows Ball to lightweight this product by approximately 20 percent, which results in an estimated carbon footprint reduction of 18 percent for a 150-milliliter aerosol can when compared to a standard can.
"It's a great honor to be recognized for our commitment to sustainability and we applaud L'Oreal for their commitment as well. This product proves that you can have beautiful and environmentally sustainable packaging that is also cost-effective. It's a win-win for everyone, and something that we are going to see more and more of," said award recipient Stan Platek, vice president and general manager at Ball Aerocan.
The ADF Innovation Awards, now in their second year, recognize outstanding achievements and encourage the industry to push the boundaries with technological and creative innovations in aerosol, dispensing, personal care and cosmetic packaging. Ball was recognized in the ADF Industrial & Technical Suppliers' Application category. Show director, Christelle Anya, and master of ceremonies, Paul Austin, of Austin Advisory Group, presided over the ceremony. Each of the winners received a special trophy and presented a short talk on what made the winning entry so innovative.
About Ball Corporation
Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, food and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 18,450 people worldwide and reported 2016 sales of $9.1 billion. For more information, visit www.ball.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.
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