Business expansion
Jihozapad; Plzensky;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Basic Metal And Fabricated Metal Products
Manufacture Of Basic Metals
24.42 - Aluminium production

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
29 April 2022
Employment effect (start)
1 March 2022
Foreseen end date
1 January 2023


Ball Corporation, an American manufacturer of recyclable metal beverage and food containers, has announced to create 200 new jobs in a newly built plant in the Pilsen industrial zone. The production at the new site will start at the beginning of 2023. The investment of € 170 million is one of the largest of its kind in the Pilsen Region and throughout the Czech Republic in the last year. The plant is being built on a revitalized brownfield, its production of recyclable aluminium beverage packaging will be fully automated and will thus comply with the long-term philosophy of sustainable development. The firm has launched a large recruitment campaign since the beginning of March. New employees will undergo training courses.

In 2019, Ball Corporation received a state investment incentive of almost CZK 900 million (€ 36.5 million).

Founded in 1880, Ball Corporation employs 24,300 people worldwide and reported revenues of $ 13.8 billion in 2021.



Eurofound (2022), Ball Corporation, Business expansion in Czechia, factsheet number 106721, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106721.