Media Contacts

Reporters and other media representatives requiring additional information about Crown Holdings and its businesses should contact:

Thomas T. Fischer
Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
Tel: +1 (215) 552-3720
Email: media@crowncork.com

  • Tuesday, February 27, 2001

    PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Paris Bourse: CCK) today announced a major capacity realignment at its Weston, Ontario plant. Crown will convert two of its existing four aluminum beverage can lines to manufacture two-piece steel food cans and substantially reduce the plant's beverage capacity.

  • Monday, February 26, 2001

    PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Paris Bourse: CCK): announced today that John W. Conway, 55, has been elected Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. He succeeds William J. Avery, a long time Chairman of the Company who retired. This action is consistent with the Company's stated leadership succession plan.

  • Thursday, February 15, 2001

    PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Paris Bourse: CCK) announced today its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2000.

    Net income available to common shareholders for 2000, before unusual items, was $0.73 per diluted share compared with $2.15 per diluted share, before unusual items, for 1999. Fourth quarter net income, before unusual items, was a net loss of $0.30 per diluted share compared with net income of $0.30 per diluted share, before unusual items, in the same quarter last year.

  • Tuesday, February 6, 2001

    PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Paris Bourse: CCK) will release its earnings for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2000 before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, February 15, 2001. The Company will hold its customary conference call to discuss these results at 11 a.m. (ET) the same day.

  • Monday, January 29, 2001

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  • Tuesday, January 16, 2001

    PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Paris Bourse: CCK) announced today that it has expanded capacity of its can shaping facilities with the completed development of an $8 million high-speed rotary can-shaping machine which will be commercially deployed in the third quarter of 2001. This latest development comes on the heels of a recently completed $1.1 million investment to commercially produce shaped cans in the U.S. for the first time.

  • Monday, January 8, 2001

    PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Paris Bourse: CCK) announced today that John W. Conway assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer, succeeding William J. Avery. As previously announced on November 14, 2000, the transition was to follow Mr. Avery's retirement from that position on January 5.

  • Thursday, December 21, 2000

    PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Paris Bourse: CCK) announced today that Torsten J. Kreider, 36, has been promoted to Corporate Vice President, Planning & Development. He continues to report to Timothy J. Donahue, Senior Vice President, Finance.

  • Friday, December 15, 2000

    PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Paris Bourse: CCK) announced that its Board of Directors voted to suspend the Company's quarterly dividend on its common stock. The next scheduled dividend would have been payable in February 2001 to shareholders of record. The Company's quarterly dividend had been set at $0.25 per share, or an aggregate of approximately $126 million on an annualized basis. The Company intends to dedicate the cash which would have been used to pay dividends towards debt reduction.

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