Slated to commence production in late 2022, the new multi-line plant will supply a range of can sizes to different beverage customers

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Ball is set to build new beverage can plant in Nevada, US. (Credit: PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay)

Aluminium packaging solution provider Ball is set to invest up to $290m to construct a new aluminium beverage packaging facility in Nevada, US.

Located in North Las Vegas, the new multi-line plant will be developed over multiple years to supply a range of can sizes to different beverage customers.

Slated to commence production in late 2022, the new aluminium beverage packaging facility is expected to create around 180 manufacturing jobs upon fully operational.

Ball stated that it has selected the North Las Vegas location for its new facility due to its proximity to customer can-filling investments, increasing regional demand, better infrastructure, the regional labour base and the cooperation of state and local officials.

Ball North & Central America president Kathleen Pitre said: “Our new North Las Vegas plant is Ball’s latest investment to serve accelerating demand for our portfolio of infinitely recyclable aluminium containers.

“The new plant is supported by numerous long-duration contracts for committed volume with our strategic global partners and regional customers and will enable us to serve customer and consumer needs for more sustainable aluminium beverage packaging while furthering our Drive for 10 vision.”

According to the company, infinitely recyclable and economically valuable, aluminium cans, bottles and cups facilitate a truly circular economy by allowing the use of materials again and again.

In January this year, Ball announced plans to construct a new aluminium end manufacturing facility in Bowling Green of Kentucky, US.

Ball provides sustainable aluminium packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services for the US government.

Ball, along with its subsidiaries, employs 21,500 people across the world. It generated net sales of $11.8bn last year.