Hemingray/Owens-Illinois Glass Company listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 63,64,72,109,122,124,126, col. 1



The following factories are devoted to the manufacture of pressed and blown ware, plain tumblers, stem ware and bar goods, cut glass and tubing, lamp chimneys, globes, electrical goods, etc.


Kimble Glass Company, (subsidiary of O-I Glass Co.), offices, Toledo, Ohio. S. J. McGiveran, president; Factory: Muncie; 2 furnaces. J. E. Bauer, plant mgr. Insulux glass block. Hemingray insulators, miscellaneous pressed ware items.



Kimble Glass Company, (subsidiary of O-I Glass Co.), offices, Toledo, Ohio. Factory: Columbus; 4 furnaces, J. B. Shimer, plant mgr.; Manufacturers and developersof the new Kimble all-glass rectangular television bulb.



This list includes manufacturers of prescriptions and vials, beers and minerals, patent and proprietary medicines, liquors and flasks, packers and preservers, fruit jars and milk bottles.


Owens-Illinois Glass Company, general offices, Toledo, Ohio; sales offices in all principle cities; executive officers: J. P. Levis, chairman; C. R. Megowan, president; H. C. Laughlin, exec. v. p.; J. H. McNerney, sec. and treas.; P. W. Hancock, comptroller; R. H. Mulford, v. p. and head of dept. of Personnel Admin.; O. G. Burch, v. p. and dir. of research; H. J. Carr, v. p.; S. L. Rairdon, v. p. and dir. of mktg.; F. E. Fuller, gen. counsel. Glass Container Div.: C. G. Bensinger, v. p. and gen. mgr.; R. A. Cosh, v. p. and gen. factories mgr.; F. J. Solon, v. p.; Pacific Coast Div.; H. S. Wade, v. p. and gen. mgr.; C. O. Dawson, asst. sec. Closure and Plastics Div.; G. S. Babcock, v. p. and gen. mgr. Kimble Glass Co., subsidiary: S. J. McGiveran, pres. and v. p. of Owens-Illinois. Libbey Glass Div.; H. J. Durholt, v. p. and gen. mgr. Kaylo Div.; J. G. King, v. p. and gen. mgr.; Factories Glass Container Div.; No. 2, Huntington, W. Va.; A. C. Budd, 5 furnaces; No. 3, Fairmont, W. Va., J. L. Black, 6 furnaces; No. 6, Charleston, W. Va., R. H. Rugh, 5 furnaces; No. 7, Alton, Ill., F. Flexon, 10 furnaces; No. 9, Streator, Ill., M. G. Kahl, 10 furnaces; No. 12, Gas City, Ind., S. M. Cantrill, 3 furnaces; No. 14, Bridgeton, N. J., M. G. Beishline, 7 furnaces; No. 15 Waco, Tex., G. M. Walter, 2 furnaces; No. 17, Clarion, Pa., F. E. Martin, 2 furnaces; No. 20, Oakland, Calif., E. R. Owens, 5 furnaces; No. 23, Los Angeles, Calif., R. W. Heindel, 3 furnaces; Glassboro, N. J., R. H. Langdon; St. Charles, Ill., Q. Winter; San Jose, Calif., M. O. Drury. Products: "Duraglas" containers, metal and molded closures, corrugated and wood cases. Factories Libbey Glass Div.: 9 furnaces, Toledo, O., R. C. Schwyn, Buffalo, N. Y., B. L. King, Cut, decorated and plain "Safedge" tumblers and stemware for home and commercial use. Factories Kimble Glass Co. subsidiary: 8 furnaces, 20 pots, 10 continuous tanks. Vineland, N. J., W. G. Swanson; Warsaw, Ind., E. P. Spence; Chicago Heights, Ill., J. F. Hinckley; Toledo, O., R. J. Ross, K. M. Henry, chief engineer; S. A. Kenworthy, gen. factories mgr. Muncie, Ind., J. E. Bauer; Columbus, Ohio, C. A. Lauder. Neutraglas vials, ampuls, and serum bottles; Opticlear vials, Exax, Normax and "K" brand laboratory glassware; laboratory thermometers and hydrometers; automotive hydrometers; perfume and special molded containers, tubing and rod. Hemingray insulators, miscellaneous pressed ware items; manufacturers and developers of the Kimble all-glass rectangular television bulb. Kaylo Div.; Berlin and Sayreville, N. J., O. W. Pfeifer. Hydrous calcium silicate; insulating products.


Keywords:Hemingray : Owens-Illinois Glass Company : Kimble Glass Company
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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:August 25, 2011 by: Bob Stahr;