Ball 10-Q 2005
SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES
LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995
In connection with the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the Reform Act), Ball is hereby filing cautionary statements identifying important factors that could cause Balls actual results to differ materially from those projected in forward-looking statements of Ball. Forward-looking statements may be made in several different contexts; for example, in the quarterly and annual earnings news releases, the quarterly earnings conference calls hosted by the company, public presentations at investor and credit conferences, the companys Annual Report and in annual and periodic communications with investors. The Form 10-Q may contain forward-looking statements. As time passes, the relevance and accuracy of forward-looking statements may change. The company currently does not intend to update any particular forward-looking statement except as it deems necessary at quarterly or annual release of earnings. You are advised, however, to consult any further disclosures Ball makes on related subjects in our 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Reform Act defines forward-looking statements as statements that express or imply an expectation or belief and contain a projection, plan or assumption with regard to, among other things, future revenues, income, earnings per share, cash flow or capital structure. Such statements of future events or performance involve estimates, assumptions and uncertainties, and are qualified in their entirety by reference to, and are accompanied by, the following important factors that could cause Balls actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements made by or on behalf of Ball.
Some important factors that could cause Balls actual results or outcomes to differ materially from those expressed or implied and discussed in forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to:
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