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AriZona to Offer Five Popular Flavors in 11.5 oz. Sleek® Cans from Ball

Monday, January 28, 2013

AriZona to Offer Five Popular Flavors in 11.5 oz. Sleek® Cans from Ball16:00 EST Monday, January 28, 2013BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AriZona's storied history of offering premium teas and beverages in unique packaging continues with the release of some of its most popular flavors in 11.5 oz. Sleek® cans from Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130128/LA49483)  "We strive to give our fans what they want and are excited to offer some of our most iconic and popular flavors in a premium Sleek® package," said Jackie Harrigan, global communications director. The 11.5 oz. Sleek® can from Ball has the same profile as AriZona's 23.5 oz. cans and provides a size option to consumers. These 207.5 diameter cans offer a unique way for the AriZona brand to continue standing out on the shelf and in consumers' hands."Ball cans are available in numerous shapes and sizes, ready to fulfill consumers' changing needs," said Rob Miles, senior vice president, sales for Ball's metal beverage packaging division, Americas. "In partnership with AriZona, Ball's goal is to provide consumers with the best beverages in premium, 100-percent recyclable packaging." There will be five AriZona flavors available in the Ball 11.5 oz. Sleek® cans: Arnold Palmer Lite Half & Half, Green Tea with Ginseng and Honey, Iced Tea with Raspberry, Iced Tea with Lemon and Fruit Punch.About Ball CorporationBall Corporation is a supplier of high quality packaging for beverage, food and household products customers, and of aerospace and other technologies and services, primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ more than 15,000 people worldwide and reported 2011 sales of more than $8.6 billion. For the latest Ball news and for other company information, please visit http://www.ball.com.About AriZonaFounded in Brooklyn, NY in 1992, AriZona's mission is to offer top quality beverages in uniquely packaged designs that are accessible and affordable. AriZona Beverages ? makers of the number one Iced Tea in America, holds a unique position in the global beverage industry with its iconic $0.99 big can and "keeping it real" no frills approach to the consumer market.  AriZona never pays for glitzy advertising campaigns to gain consumer loyalty and is constantly ahead of the curve, carving out trends without the use of focus groups and market research. With a loyal following across various demographics, AriZona pulls its own inspiration from its fierce social media following and devoted fan base. To learn more about the AriZona lifestyle, please visit drinkarizona.com; Facebook: AriZonaIcedTea; Twitter: @DrinkAriZonaForward-Looking StatementsThis release contains "forward-looking" statements concerning future events and financial performance. Words such as "expects," "anticipates," "estimates" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied. The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Key risks and uncertainties are summarized in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Exhibit 99.2 in our Form 10-K, which are available on our website and at www.sec.gov. Factors that might affect our packaging segments include fluctuation in product demand and preferences; availability and cost of raw materials; competitive packaging availability, pricing and substitution; changes in climate and weather; crop yields; competitive activity; failure to achieve anticipated productivity improvements or production cost reductions; mandatory deposit or other restrictive packaging laws; changes in major customer or supplier contracts or loss of a major customer or supplier; political instability and sanctions; and changes in foreign exchange rates or tax rates. Factors that might affect our aerospace segment include: funding, authorization, availability and returns of government and commercial contracts; and delays, extensions and technical uncertainties affecting segment contracts. Factors that might affect the company as a whole include those listed plus: accounting changes; changes in senior management; the recent global recession and its effects on liquidity, credit risk, asset values and the economy; successful or unsuccessful acquisitions; regulatory action or laws including tax, environmental, health and workplace safety, including U.S. FDA and other actions affecting products filled in our containers, or chemicals or substances used in raw materials or in the manufacturing process; governmental investigations; technological developments and innovations; goodwill impairment; antitrust, patent and other litigation; strikes; labor cost changes; rates of return projected and earned on assets of the company's defined benefit retirement plans; pension changes; uncertainties surrounding the U.S. government budget and debt limit; reduced cash flow; interest rates affecting our debt; and changes to unaudited results due to statutory audits or other effects.SOURCE Ball CorporationFor further information: Investor Contact: Ann T. Scott, +1-303-460-3537, ascott@ball.com, or Media Contact: Scott McCarty, +1-303-460-2103, smccarty@ball.com