Hemingray/Owens-Illinois Glass Company listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Year Book and Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 157,174-175,187,210,214, col. 1




In this section are manufacturers of hollow ware of all kinds, from small perfume bottles to large demijohns and carboys.

Product classification listings follow immediately after the factory listings.

Owens-Illinois Glass Co., General Offices, Ohio Bldg., Toledo, Ohio. Factories at Alton, Ill.; Berlin, Bridgeton, N. J.; Buffalo, N. Y.; Charleston, W. Va.; Chicago Heights, Ill.; Clarion, Pa.; Columbus, Ohio; Corona, Cal.; Fairmont, W. Va.; Gas City, Ind.; Hancock, Vt.; Huntington, W. Va.; Los Angeles, Cal.; Muncie, Ind.; North Troy, Vt.; Oakland, Pacific Grove, Cal.; St. Charles, Ill.; San Jose, Cal.; Sayreville, N. J.; Streator, Ill.; Terre Haute, Ind.; Toledo, Ohio; Vineland, N. J.; Waco, Texas; Warsaw, Ind.; Riverdale, N. J.

Executive officers: J. P. Levis, chairman of the board; C. R. Megowen, president; J. H. McNerney, secretary and treasurer; P. W. Hancock, comptroller; F. E. Fuller, general counsel. Adminstrative Division; H. C. Laughlin, R. H. Mulford, O. G. Burch, H. J. Carr, vice presidents; A. H. Ahlers, E. F. Martin, F. G. Morfoot, A. J. Riedmayer, W. G. Thomas, assistant secretaries and assistant treasurers; H. C. Yetter, assistant secretary. Glass container division: H. S. Wade, vice president and general manager; C. G. Bensinger, vice president and general manager, Pacific Coast division; F. J. Solon, vice president, R. A. Cosh, vice president and general factories manager, S. L. Rairdon, vice president and general sales manager; C. O. Dawson, assistant secretary. Kimble Glass Co. (Sub); S. J. McGiveran, president. Libbey division: H. J. Durholt, vice president and general manager. Kaylo division: J. G. King, vice president and general manager. Directors: W. H. Boshart, Harry E. Collin, Chapman S. Root, G. P. Greenhalgh, H. K. Kimble, W. W. Knight, C. J. Wilcox, J. P. Levis, W. E. Levis, C. R. Megowan, F. H. McAdoo, R. L. Snideman, H. S. Wade. Manufacturers of all types and varieties of Duraglas bottles and jars, molded, plastic, and metal closures, corrugated shipping cartons; Insulux glass block; Hemingray insulators; Kaylo insulating products; Kimble laboratory glassware, Neutraglas ampuls, vials and serum bottles, tubing and rod; Libbey Safedge glassware; cut and polished stemware and tumblers; television bulbs and other electronic glassware.



In this section are manufacturers of lime, flint and special glass, both pressed and blown, for all purposes.

Product classification listings follow immediately after the factory listings.

Kimble Glass Co. (Subsidiary) Owens-Illinois Glass Co., P.O. Box 1035, Toledo 1, Ohio. (Fairfax 6543). Factories: Vineland, N. J.; Toledo, Ohio; Warsaw, Ind.; Chicago Heights, Ill.; Muncie, Ind.; Columbus, Ohio.

S. J. McGiveran, president; J. H. McNerney, secretary and treasurer; E. B. Dennis, Jr., genreal sales manager; Harlan Hobbs, sales promotion manager; A. D. Campbell, purchasing agent; K. M. Henry, chief engineer; S. A. Kenworthy, general factories manager. W. G. Swanson, manager, Vineland, N. J. plant; E. P. Spence, manager, Warsaw, Ind. plant; J. F. Hinckley, manager, Chicago Heights, Ill. plant; J. B. Shimer, manager, Columbus, Ohio plant; J. E. Bauer, manager, Muncie, Ind. plant. Containers, perfume bottles, vials, television bulbs and tuibing, laboratory glassware, specialties, glass block and insulators for electrical purposes. 2 furnaces, 20 pots, 15 continuous tanks.

Owens-Illinois Glass Co., Toledo, Ohio (Fairfax 6543)

J. P. Levis, chairman of board; C. R. Megowen, president; J. H. McNerney, secretary and treasurer; P. W. Hancock, comptroller. Complete packaging facilities, Duraglas containers, metal and molded closures, cartons, Libbey tumblers and table ware. "Insulux" glass blocks and Hemingray insulators for electrical purposes. Kaylo insulating roof tile, insulating block, pipe insulation, laminated panels, marine panels and firedoors. Kimble laboratory glassware, vials, ampuls and serum bottles, glass tubing and rod, television bulbs.


Keywords:Hemingray : Owens-Illinois Glass Company : Kimble Glass Company
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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:August 3, 2011 by: Bob Stahr;