Ball Corporation

Broomfield, Colorado, USA, 26 March 2007 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) will announce its first quarter 2007 earnings on 26 April 2007, before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange. At 9 a.m. Mountain Time on that day (11 a.m. Eastern), Ball will hold its regular quarterly conference call on the company's results and performance.

The North American toll-free number for the call is 800-263-9160. International callers should dial 212-676-4900. For those unable to listen to the live call, a taped rebroadcast will be available until 11 a.m. Mountain Time on 03 May 2007. To access the rebroadcast, dial 800-633-8284 (domestic callers) or +1-402-977-9140 (international callers) and enter 21333853 as the reservation number.

Use the following URL to access a webcast of the live call and for the replay: eventDetails&c=115234&eventID=1507344

A written transcript of the call will be posted within 48 hours of the call's conclusion to Ball's Web site at in the investor relations section under "presentations."

Ball Corporation is a supplier of high-quality metal and plastic packaging products and owns Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Ball employs more than 15,500 people worldwide and reported 2006 sales of USD 6.6 billion.

Source: Ball Corporation