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Ball Corporation

Ball Corporation is an American company headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado. Since its founding in Buffalo, New York, in 1880, when it was known as the Wooden Jacket Can Company, the Ball company has expanded and diversified into other business ventures, including aerospace technology, and became the world's largest manufacturer of recyclable metal beverage and food containers.

Broomfield, Colorado
Packaging and Containers
10,000+ employees


In order to look forward with certainty, we need to fully understand the past. Ball began in 1880 with five brothers and a dream. We know who we are – we take pride in our rich history, our tradition of delivering value to our stakeholders.

We understand and appreciate the road that brought us to where we are today, and we believe our heritage is a competitive advantage – offering a strong foundation for future success. Not only that, but we have a clear path to attain that success. We call it “Drive for 10.”

Our Drive for 10 vision identifies these five levers as key to growing our business and achieving long-term success:

  • Maximizing value in our existing businesses
  • Expanding into new products and capabilities
  • Aligning ourselves with the right customers and markets
  • Broadening our geographic reach
  • Leveraging our know-how and technological expertise to provide a competitive advantage

Opportunities at Ball Corporation