500 Job Source
One Crown Way
Philadelphia, PA 19154
CEO: John Conway
Stock Symbol: CCK
Crown Holdings is a leading maker of food and packaging products,
including soda cans, food cans, aerosol cans, bottle tops and
lipstick cases. The company makes one out of every five beverage
cans used in the world and one out of three food cans used in
North America and Europe.
The company has 139 plants operating in 41 countries.
In 2009, Crown Holdings reported revenues of $7.93 billion, down from $8.3 billion, and net income of $334 million.
John Conway, CEO of Crown Holdings, said "Mr. Conway stated, "We expect 2010 to be another solid year of improving performance for our Company. Demand in our mature packaging markets of North America and Western Europe is expected to recover from 2009 levels and operating improvements and cost reductions are anticipated to continue throughout 2010. We expect our emerging markets businesses in China, Southeast Asia, Brazil, Eastern Europe and the Middle East will continue to grow. Additionally, the numerous capacity expansions we have undertaken are completed or well underway, and are expected to contribute to production and sales in 2010."
The company was started in 1892 when William
Painter invented the "crown cork" used to seal soda
and beer bottles. He would soon start the Crown, Cork and Seal
company in Baltimore. The company would move its headquarters
to Philadelphia in 1958.
The company would grow as the market for
soft drink cans and aerosol cans would increase dramatically
around the world.
In 2002, Crown completes the sale of 89.5%
of its shares in Constar through its Initial Public Offering
In 2003, Crown completes a $3.2 billion
refinancing plan and forms Crown Holdings, Inc. as a new public
Extensive Health Care Coverage
Crown provides comprehensive coverage that promotes good health
and provides financial protection for you if you and your dependents
become ill or injured. Crown pays 100% of the cost for your coverage.
You contribute toward the cost only if you cover your dependents.
The package includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drugs
Income Protection Benefits
Crown's income protection benefits can provide you or your survivors
with valuable income replacement in the event of your disability
Salary Continuation Plan
If you become sick or disabled and are unable to work, this plan
replaces 100% of your base salary, based on your length of full-time
service with Crown. Payment durations range from one week to
Accident & Health Plan
After you have two years of service with Crown, you automatically
receive additional disability coverage under the Accident and
Health Plan. If you become disabled and have exhausted your Salary
Continuation benefits, payments will continue under the Accident
and Health Plan. The amount and duration of payment depends on
your length of service.
Long-Term Disability (LTD) Plan
After one year of service, you may choose to purchase additional
disability insurance through the company-sponsored LTD Plan that
provides an income equal to 50% or 60% (depending on your age,
income and length of service) of your monthly pay up to a maximum
monthly benefit of $12,000.
Crown provides both basic life insurance and accidental death
and dismemberment (AD&D) benefits equal to your annual base
salary at no cost to you. You may also purchase additional life
insurance coverage for yourself and your spouse and children.
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D)
Crown pays the full cost of coverage equal to your annual base
salary. AD&D is paid in addition to basic and contributory
life insurance benefits.
Business Travel Accident Insurance
Crown provides you with added protection if you should die or
incur a serious injury while traveling on company business. The
company pays the full cost of this plan.
Your retirement may be years away, but it's never too early to
start your retirement planning. Crown provides three plans to
help supplement your retirement income.
Basic Pension Plan
The Crown Basic Pension Plan is a competitive pension plan fully
paid for by Crown - you don't have to contribute any money to
the plan. You are eligible to participate in the Pension Plan
once you reach age 21 and complete one full year of service.
The plan will provide you with a benefit for life if you have
at least five years of plan participation when you retire.
Our matched 401(k) retirement Savings Plan allows you to save
for the future on a tax-deferred basis. You are eligible to participate
after 30 days of employment.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Crown employees can invest in the company's success through the
Employee Stock Purchase Plan. After you have completed one year
of service, you are eligible to purchase company stock at a discounted
rate through payroll deduction.
Paid Time-off Programs
Crown offers a vacation program based on your length of service.
The longer your career is with Crown, the greater your vacation
Crown recognizes most publicly observed holidays. The holiday
schedule is determined by senior management and announced each
December for the following year.
This program provides you with the financial assistance to further
your education and enhance your career development. The tuition
assistance program reimburses you for registration, lab fees,
tuition and books for job-related courses. Crown also supports
your growth and development through internal training and professional
Flexible Spending Accounts
Crown offers two Flexible Spending Accounts, the Health Care
Reimbursement Account and Dependent Care Reimbursement Account,
that let you pay for certain health care and dependent care expenses
with before-tax dollars, providing you with tax advantages. These
are voluntary benefits.
Updated February 1, 2010