Hemingray/Owens-Illinois Glass Company listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Year Book and Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 97,104-105,127,143, col. 1




Following are companies manufacturing hollow ware of all kinds from small perfume bottles to large demijohns and carboys. After the name of each company will be found the officers and operating heads, together with factory capacities and kinds of ware made. The important classes of ware also will be found arranged by companies in the classification section.

Owens-Illinois Glass Co., General Offices, Ohio Bldg., Toledo, Ohio. Plants at Alton, Chicago, Chicago Heights, St. Charles, Streator, Ill.; Berlin, Bridgeton, Camden, Glassboro, Pleasantville, South River, Vineland, N. J.; Charleston, Fairmont, Huntington, W. Va.; Clarion, Conshohocken, Pa.; Toledo, Ohio; Gas City, Indianapolis, Muncie, Terre Haute, Warsaw, Elkhart, Ind.; Los Angeles, Oakland, Cal.; Waco, Texas; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Memphis, Tenn.; Buffalo, N.Y.

Wm. E. Levis, chairman of the board; J. P. Levis, president; F. J. Solon, vice president; Garland Lufkin, vice president; C. R. Megowen, vice president; J. H. McNerney, secretary and treasurer; H. S. Wade, vice president and general manager, glass container division; S. L. Rairdon, vice president and general sales manager, glass container division; R. A. Cosh, vice president and eastern factories manager, glass container division; J. G. King, vice president and production manager, glass container division; H. J. Carr, vice president and general manager, closure and plastics division; C. G. Bensinger, vice president and general manager, Pacific Coast division; W. I. Cole, vice president; F. T. Nesbitt, vice president and general manager, Libbey Glass division; H. K. Kimble, vice president; S. J. McGiveran, vice president and general manager, Kimble Glass division; M. A. Eddy, vice president and general factories manager, Kimble Glass division; R. L. Snideman, vice president and general manager, American Coating Mills division; Palmer Hancock, comptroller; E. F. Martin, assistant secretary and assistant treasurer; F. G. Morfoot, assistant secretary and assistant treasurer; A. J. Riedmayer, assistant secretary and assistant treasurer; W. G. Thomas, assistant secretary and assistant treasurer; E. L. R. Laning, assistant secretary and assistant treasurer; A. H. Ahlers, assistant treasurer; C. O. Dawson, assistant secretary and comptroller, Pacific Coast division; H. C. Yetter, assistant secretary; C. L. Rice, director of purchases; F. E. Fuller, general counsel; P. B. Niles, public relations director. Duraglas bottles and jars of all kinds for packaging prepared foods, vegetables, fruit, syrup, coffee, catsup and other condiments, medicine, cosmetics, milk, beer, liquor and wine, five-gallon water bottles, carboys, fuel oil containers, jugs of various sizes and types, and hand-blown containers; metal and plastic closures and related products; Libbey "Safedge" tumblers, tableware and stemware; Insulux glass block; Hemingray insulators for electrical purposes; Kimble Neutraglas containers for packaging pharmaceutical and biological products, Exax and Normax graduated laboratory glassware, perfume and cosmetic containers, laboratory glassware, and glass tubing and rod; mold blown specialties; electronic glassware; American Coating Mills clay-coated folding boxboard, various grades of combination folding boxboard, paperboard specialties, printed folding cartons, display cartons and corrugated shipping containers; Kaylo insulation.







On the following pages will be found the companies manufacturing lime, flint and special glass, both pressed and blown, for all purposes. After the name of the company and the names of its officers will be found the factory capacity and the kinds of ware made. A brief classification of principal products giving merely the name and location of companies also is included. Also appended is a list of glass decorators, including independent shops as well as manufacturers operating decorating departments.

Owens-Illinois Glass Co., Toledo, Ohio.

Wm. E. Levis, chairman of board; J. P. Levis, president; F. J. Solon, vice president. Complete packaging facilities, Duraglas containers, metal and molded closures, cartons, tumblers and tableware. "Insulux" glass blocks and Hemingray insulators for electrical purposes.


Keywords:Hemingray : Owens-Illinois Glass Company
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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:January 17, 2011 by: David Wiecek;