Events in the Glass Industry for 1949; Hemingray/Owens-Illinois events listed

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Year Book and Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 172-184, col. 1


Outstanding Events In Glass Industry

Of the Nation During the Year 1949

 

JANUARY

E. B. Dennis, Jr., sales manager of the container and accessories unit of Kimble Glass division, Owens-Illinois Glass Company, is named division general sales manager. K. G. Hewitt, former Philadelphia branch office manager, succeeds him.

Owens-Illinois Glass announces plans to re-open Columbus plant to meet demand for television bulbs.

FEBRUARY

Owens-Illinois names E. D. Bowes manager of the Kimble Glass division at Philadelphia.

Owens-Illinois adds 24-ounce amber shelf bottle to its line of prescription ware.

APRIL

Owens-Illinois names Harry J. Durholt general manager of the Libbey Glass division. He