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Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.

Ball Metalpack

Industrials • Corporate Divestiture • Acquired in July 2018

Leading manufacturer of tinplate metal food and aerosol containers for food, household consumables, nutritional and other products


  • Majority interest acquired in July 2018 from Ball Corporation.
  • Ball Metalpack manufactures metal food and aerosol containers used for household consumables, nutritional and other products.
  • Produces food cans (2 and 3-piece), ends and aerosol cans (2 and 3 piece) including the recently launched innovative two-piece aerosol can technology – G3-HD.
  • US focused business with 9 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States.
  • Enjoys deep, multi-decade relationships with many of its customers.


  • Executed transition to standalone business following acquisition of majority interest from Ball Corporation, which retains a minority stake in the joint venture.
  • Rebranded as Ball Metalpack.
  • Help drive, support and amplify management identified operational improvements.
  • Implement operational initiatives including improving distribution and logistics via freight and warehouse optimization, sourcing and overall plant floor operations.
  • Grow via organic opportunities and identified revenue focused initiatives.



Ball Corporation Agrees to Sell U.S. Steel Food and Steel Aerosol Assets, Form Joint Venture with Platinum Equity​  »

updated 10/18




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