Ball Corporation, the worldwide leader for metal and aluminum beverage packaging hosted a select team of Portfolio Center’s design students at their Packaging Division of the America’s this week. The students were able to see first hand how aluminum can’s are mass manufactured, printed and produced. Ball Corporation is the worldwide
leader for metal and aluminum beverage packaging. The students toured the plant, and learned how industry partnerships and client collaborations occur. The Designer’s discovered the importance of innovation and state of the art technologies. They discovered how cutting edge technologies as Ball’s proprietary Dynamark™ printing provides variable identities and designs that provide promotions which generate excitement for consumers. Ball Corporation Packaging is the fastest can plant in the world and produces 3800 fully finished cans a minute and over 50 billion cans a year.
Students, Faculty and Industry leaders participating in the Ball Corporation, Packaging Division of the America’s field trip: Brie Florence; Hank Richardson, Director of Design, Portfolio Center; Skot Waldron, Multiple Design, Creative Director, Atlanta; Kimberly Dyches, Packaging Engineer, The Coca-Cola Company; Kembria Foster, Ball Corporation, Quality Assurance Manager; Bill Walton, Ball Corporation, Plant Manager; Terrance Raines; Alexandra Rancier; Sam Kelly; Mary DuRant, and Maggie Lines.
~o¿o~ < Hank