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  • Monday, May 13, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) announced today a new line of closures for the health & beauty, personal care, and beverage industries. Manufacturers can enhance package aesthetics, improve dispensing, and generate sales with the Orion(TM), Nomad(TM), and a full line of dispensing closures from Zeller Plastik Europe, Crown's plastic closures division.

  • Monday, May 13, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) announced today that it has been awarded two Steel Packaging Effectiveness Awards 2002 by APEAL (The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging) for its Self-Heating Can and its shaping technology as demonstrated by the Teisseire container. Awards were given out during the evening gala of the "International Steel Packaging Congress" on April 25, 2002 during Interpack in Dusseldorf, Germany.

  • Monday, May 13, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) announced today that it has been awarded a prestigious WorldStar Award in the Food/Retail Category for its Eole III(TM) high performance easy open end. Sponsored by the World Packaging Organization, WorldStar winners were formally recognized at a ceremony in Dusseldorf, Germany during Interpack, April 24 - 30, 2002.

  • Wednesday, May 8, 2002

    138% Space Increase to Expand Warehousing and Production

    PHILADELPHIA, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today announced the groundbreaking of a 112,000-square-foot expansion to Zeller Plastik, its plastic closures division, in Libertyville, IL. Scheduled to open in February 2003, the new $6.8 million facility will provide customers with a highly efficient resource for sales, service and support. Zeller's expansion will significantly increase warehousing capabilities, reduce order-processing times and improve shipping efficiencies.

  • Friday, May 3, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today announced that it has completed the sale of the metal closure assets of its Danish subsidiary, Crown Cork Company Scandinavia A/S, located in Taastrup, Denmark to Pelliconi Scandinavia A/S.

  • Monday, April 22, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today announced breakthrough closure technology that combines the characteristics of metal and plastic to offer increased barrier performance, accommodate easier opening and support multiple filling processes. The new Ideal(TM) Closure is a unique hybrid of a metal disk, containing the elements that hold the barrier properties, and a plastic rim which supports tamper evidence and easy opening.

  • Thursday, April 18, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, April 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today announced its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2002. On a continuing operations basis and before the cumulative effect of an accounting change in the prior year period, the Company reported a net loss of $0.10 per diluted share compared to a net loss of $0.37 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2001. The Company reported a net loss of $0.43 per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2002,

  • Tuesday, April 2, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) will release its earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2002 before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, April 18, 2002. The Company will hold its customary conference call to discuss these results at 11 a.m. (EDT) the same day.

  • Thursday, March 28, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today completed the previously announced sale of its pharmaceutical packaging business to a company backed by HSBC Private Equity Limited. Net proceeds will be used to reduce outstanding short-term indebtedness.

    With facilities in Offranville, France and Neuenburg, Germany, the business is a leading supplier to the world's largest pharmaceutical companies. Revenues for the business, which employs approximately 300 people, were approximately 44 million euros in 2001.

  • Wednesday, March 20, 2002

    PHILADELPHIA, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today announced that William J. Freeman will join the Company in the newly created position of Vice President - Strategic Marketing and Planning. He will report directly to John W. Conway, the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

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