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  • Thursday, September 5, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today announced that food processors can build brand differentiation and loyalty with new award-winning Peel Seam(TM) peelable lid sizes. Available throughout Europe in 73 mm, 83 mm and 99 mm dimensions, Peel Seam(TM) is quickly, easily and safely removed, leaving no sharp edges. The round lids are designed to run through conventional filling and seaming equipment, allowing food processors to cost-effectively convert from traditional can ends.

  • Friday, August 23, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today announced that Raymond L. McGowan, Jr. has been named Vice President and President, U.S. Food Can Division. He succeeds Clinton J. Waring, who served as President of the U.S. Food Can Division since 2000 and has retired after 43 years of service to Crown Cork & Seal.

  • Wednesday, July 31, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today announced that it has completed the sale of its Central and East African packaging interests to Nampak Ltd. The Company's operations in Zambia have been excluded from the current transaction pending anti-trust clearance being obtained.

  • Friday, July 26, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zeller Plastik, the plastic closures division of Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK), today announced the development of its new Super Soft Orienting closure, one of the first push-on tube closures engineered to increase productivity. Manufacturers can significantly reduce capping time and maximize output with this innovative push-on technology.

  • Monday, July 15, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today announced its results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2002.

  • Monday, July 1, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) will release its earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2002 before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, July 16, 2002. The Company will hold its customary conference call to discuss these results at 11 a.m. (EDT) the same day.

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today announced that manufacturers of personal care products can now significantly reduce water penetration, decrease product waste, and protect brand integrity with the new Watertight Tube closure, designed by Zeller Plastik, the plastic closures division of Crown Cork & Seal. The enhanced 2" closure increases water resistance under the lid, and between the tube neck and closure body, protecting bath and shower products from dilution.

  • Monday, June 17, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today announced that North American food processors will benefit from the improved easy-open features of Crown Cork & Seal's Eole III(TM) technology, now being produced at the Company's Massillon, Ohio facility. Production of the ends represents the first 307-diameter double reduced (DR) full panel easy-open end line in the world.

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) announced today that the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas has ruled favorably on Crown's motion for summary judgment dismissing 376 pending asbestos cases against Crown in Philadelphia based on recent changes to Pennsylvania corporate successor liability law.

  • Thursday, May 23, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Constar International Inc., has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering. The registration statement relates to shares of common stock, all of which will be offered and sold by Crown, and up to $200 million of Constar's senior subordinated notes due 2012, all of which will be offered and sold by Constar.

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