Aug 30 (Reuters) - Ball Corp
* Ball to cease production at three beverage packaging plants, build state-of-the-art specialty beverage packaging facility in Southwestern U.S.
* Will begin construction on new beverage packaging facility in Goodyear, Arizona, expected to begin production in Q2 of 2018
* Will record a total after-tax charge of approximately $22 million, majority being recorded in Q3 2017
* Ball corp - Birmingham, Chatsworth And Longview employees may be provided benefits and outplacement services in accordance with bargaining process Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: