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Ball holds ground-breaking ceremony for expansion of aerospace center in Westminster
WESTMINSTER — Broomfield-based Ball Corp. on Thursday held a ground-breaking ceremony for a 145,000-square-foot expansion of its Aerospace Manufacturing Center in Westminster.
The expansion will enhance the manufacturing and production capabilities of Ball’s subsidiary, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Inc., based in Boulder.
John Hayes, chairman, president and chief executive of Ball Corp., said the expansion will allow the company to “keep pace with projected growth and meet the needs of the customers we serve every day.”
The center houses design facilities, product manufacturing, test ranges and administrative space. It was initially built in the late 1980s, and underwent an expansion in 2006 of 60,000 square feet. The expansion is expected to be completed by spring 2019.
Gov. John Hickenlooper, U.S. Reps. Mike Coffman and Ed Perlmutter, and Westminster mayor Herb Atchison joined senior Ball executives for the event.Content originally published by BizWest on April 21, 2017.