Ball Corp of Broomfield, Colorado has purchased 67 acres in northern Floyd County known as the “Northwest Regional Indusitrual Park”.

The site, which is located in Shannon on West Hermitage Road, was purchased by the Gordon/Floyd County Joint Development Authority in 1997.

The property last year was valued at $789,740 however, the purchase price has yet been released.

Ball Corp has operated in Rome on Ball Drive since 1993 and employees close to 185 people producing beverage containers.