Hemingray/Owens-Illinois Glass Company listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review Glass Factory Directory Issue

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 122,140,141,151,169,172,173, col. 1

Bottle and Container



The following detailed listings include manufacturers of all types of glass hollow ware ranging in size from perfume bottles to demi-johns and carboys. Factory listings by product follow the factory data section.

Owens-Illinois, General Offices, P.O. Box 1035-36 Toledo 1, Ohio (CH 2-6543). Branch Factories: Glass Container Division: Alton, Ill.; Atlanta, Ga.; Bridgeton, N. J.; Charleston W. Va.; Clarion, Pa.; Fairmont, W. Va.; Gas City, Ind.; Huntington, W. Va.; Streator, Ill.; Waco, Texas. Closure and Plastics Division: Glassboro, N. J.; Riverdale, N. J.; St. Charles, Ill.; Pacific Coast Division: Los Angeles, Cal.; Oakland, Cal.; San Jose, Cal.; Portland, Ore.; Libbey Glass Division: Toledo, Ohio; Buffalo, N. Y.; International Division: Toledo, O. (Sales only). (Glass container manufacturing plants at Havana, Cuba, Valencia, Venezuela and Bogota, Columbia.)


Kimble Glass Company (subsidiary): Chicago Heights, Ill.; Columbus, O.; Muncie, Ind.; Vineland, N. J.; Warsaw, Ind.; Owens-Illinois Inter-America Corp. (subsidiary): Toledo, O. (sales only).

J. P. Levis, chairman of the board; C. R. Megowen, president; C. G. Bensinger, executive vice president, president, Glass Container Division; H. C. Laughlin, executive vice president, president, Paper Products Division; president of Mill Division; president of Multiwall Bag Division; G. S. Babcock, vice president, general manager of Closure and Plastics Division; O. G. Burch, vice president, engineering and research; R. A. Cosh, vice president; L. R. Edwards, vice president, general manager of Forest Products Group; R. E. Graham, vice president, general manager of Glass Container Division, East; J. L. Gushman, vice president, general manager of International Division; P. W. Hancock, vice president finance; C. G. McLaren, vice president, general manager of Mill Division; R. H. Mulford, vice president, president of Kimble Glass Co.; S. L. Rairdon, vice president, marketing; G. B. Skinta, vice president, general manager, Libbey Glass Division; W. J. Stewart, vice president of personnel administration; A. M. Turner, vice president, corporate planning; H. S. Wade, vice president, general manager of Pacific Coast Division; C. F. Babbs, secretary; E. E. Smith, treasurer; F. M. Canter, comptroller; G. W. Cook, director of purchases and traffic; E. C. Ames, public relations director; Bert Herron, advertising director; U. E. McFarland, traffic manager counsel; Fred E. Fuller, general legal counsel.

Manufacturers of all types and varieties of Duraglas bottles and jars; metal and plastic closures, rigid plastic bottles, other plastic specialties; corrugated and solid fibre shipping boxes and wood cases; Kimble "Kimax" laboratory glassware, television bulbs and other electronic glassware, tubing and rod, "Kimax" glass pipe, towel bars, containers and accessories, Neutraglas ampuls, vials, apparatus, Owens-Illinois glass block, Thinlite curtain wall system, Toplite roof panels, Kimble and Hemingray communication and power insulators; miscellaneous pressed glass articles; Libbey Safedge glassware, cut and polished stemware and tumblers; machine-made blown and pressed; Total furnaces for Glass Container Division and Pacific Coast Division, 65; Libbey Glass Division, 9 furnaces; Kimble Glass Co., 18 furnaces and 21 pots.

Manufacturers of

Tableware, Industrial,

Laboratory Glass, Etc.


The following detailed listings include manufacturers of lime, flint and special glass both pressed and blown. Factory listings by product follow the factory data section.

Kimble Glass Co. Toledo 1, Ohio (CH 2-6543) (Subsidiary Owens-Illinois). Factories: Vineland, N. J.; Warsaw, Ind.; Chicago Heights, Ill.; Muncie, Ind.; Columbus, O.

R. H. Mulford, vice president of Owens-Illinois, president and general manager of Kimble Glass Co.; E. B. Dennis, Jr., vice president, director of sales; Fred Pinotti, vice president, technical director; S. A. Kenworthy, vice president, general manager, Blown and Tubular Products Division; J. P. Kearney, vice president, general manager, Electronic Products Division; E. P. Lockhart, vice president, general manager, Industrial Materials Division; L. H. Farmer, secretary; E. E. Smith, treasurer; O. M. Swentzel, comptroller; E. R. Voytko, purchasing agent; W. D. Plummer, sales promotion manager; J. L Connelly, manager, Vineland, N. J. plant; E. P. Spence, manager, Muncie, Ind. plant; W. H. Brooks, manager, Warsaw, Ind. plant; J. F. H