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  • Monday, July 9, 2001

    PHILADELPHIA, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK; Paris Bourse) will release its earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2001 before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, July 19, 2001. The Company will hold its customary conference call to discuss these results at 11 a.m. (ET) the same day.

  • Tuesday, June 19, 2001

    PHILADELPHIA, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK; Paris Bourse) is pleased to announce that effective June 17, 2001, it reached a new three-year labor agreement with the Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics & Allied Workers International Union for its facility in Connellsville, PA. The Union is comprised of two local unions, representing approximately 267 production and maintenance employees.

  • Tuesday, May 8, 2001

    SuperEnd(TM) and Self-Heating Can Bring Home the Gold

    PHILADELPHIA, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK; Paris Bourse) today announced that it has won six new industry awards for metal packaging innovations at the CanMaker Summit's Can-of-the- Year Awards. In recognition of its continued technical leadership, the Company received three times more awards than any other can maker.

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2001

    PHILADELPHIA, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK; Paris Bourse) announced today that Frank J. Mechura, 58, has been promoted to Executive Vice President of the Company as well as President of its Americas Division, effective immediately. He succeeds, and will report to, John W. Conway, the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Mechura will continue working out of the Company's Philadelphia headquarters.

    The Americas Division had 2000 net sales of $3.7 billion, which represented 51% of the Company's total net sales that year.

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2001

    PHILADELPHIA, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK; Paris Bourse) today announced its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2001. On a continuing operations basis and before the cumulative effect of accounting changes, the Company reported a net loss of $0.37 per diluted share compared to net income of $0.17 per diluted share in the same period last year. The first quarter results are $0.03 per diluted share ahead of expectations issued by management on March 12, 2001.

  • Monday, April 9, 2001

    PHILADELPHIA, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK; Paris Bourse) will release its earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2001 before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, April 19, 2001. The Company will hold its customary conference call to discuss these results at 11 a.m. (ET) the same day.

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2001

    PHILADELPHIA, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork and Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK; Paris Bourse) today announced the introduction of the next generation of easy-open steel food can ends. The new tops, called Eole III, will be commercially available in the third quarter of 2001.

  • Monday, March 12, 2001

    PHILADELPHIA, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Paris Bourse: CCK) announced today the successful completion of its Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, which also provides $400 million in additional financing.

  • 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.

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