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July 27, 2011 08:54 ET

Research on Ball Corporation and Crown Holdings Inc. - Packaging and Containers Sector Benefiting From Expansion

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Jul 27, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Packaging & Containers industry and has completed analytical research on Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) and Crown Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CCK). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

The Packaging and Containers sector has benefited from expansion into overseas markets. Food-can consumption is expected to slowly decline in domestic and European markets during the coming years. To offset this, companies in the sector are working to improve their efficiency as well as increase their exposure to emerging markets like China and Latin America where business has been strong. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Packaging & Containers industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Packaging & Containers industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Ball Corporation and Crown Holdings Inc.; all investors need to do is register for a complimentary membership at

Crown Holdings Inc. has long-term contracts in various international markets to help utilize its growing production capacity. The company's revenue grew 13 percent in its most recent quarterly report. Raw material costs have risen somewhat and the sector has been forced to try and pass along costs to its customers in order to protect margins. Investors looking for free research on Crown Holdings Inc. are welcome to sign up at

A recent educational push to fight obesity could represent a strong opportunity for the sector. A guideline released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture has specified 8 oz as the largest serving size to be offered at schools. Companies like Ball Corporation are responding by developing smaller cans that will tap into the growing market opportunity for cans in the new size. As the general population grows more health conscious, this could be a way for the Packaging and Containers sector to tap in. Investors looking for free research on Ball Corporation are welcome to sign up at

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