Events in the Glass Industry for 1942; Owens-Illinois Glass Co. events listed

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Year Book and Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 167-173, col. 1


Outstanding Events In Glass Industry

Of the Nation During the Year 1942


FEBRUARY

Net earnings of Owens-Illinois Glass Company for preceding year announced as $9,000,000, a rise of 25 per cent over 1940.

MAY

Owens-Illinois announced new economy line claimed to require 25 per cent less glass.

JUNE

Announcement was made that glass blocks were filling an important need in war industry production.

JULY

Owens-Illinois Glass Company announced conversion of some plant facilities for manufacture of precision tools and other armament program machinery needs.

OCTOBER

Owens-Illinois Glass Company announced development of new partition of glass block and wood strip with interlocking design.

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Keywords:Hemingray : Owens-Illinois Glass Company
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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:September 27, 2010 by: Bob Stahr;