Hemingray/Owens-Illinois Glass Company listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 48,52,56,68,76,104,120,124,126,128, 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 Co., sub., Owens-Illinois Glass Co. Plant: Muncie. E. P. Spence, Mgr. See O-I listing in Ohio bottle section.



Kimble Glass Co., sub., Owens-Illinois Glass Co. Plant: Columbus; C. E. Reed, Mgr. See O-I listing in Ohio bottle section.



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 1, Ohio; Sales offices in all principle cities; Ex. Officers: J. P. Levis, Ch.; C. R. Megowan, Pres.; C. G. Bensinger, Ex. V.P., Pres. Glass Container Division; H. C. Laughlin, Ex. V.P., Ch. Nat'l Container Corp., Pres. O-I Mill Div., Pres. Multiwall Bag Div.; G. S. Babcock, V. P. Gen. Mgr. Closure & Plastics Div.; O. G. Burch, V.P. Eng.-Res.; R. A. Cosh, V.P.; R. E. Graham, V.P., Gen. Mgr. Glass Container Div.-East; J. L. Gushman, V.P. Gen. Mgr. Int'l Div.; P. W. Hancock, V.P.; C. G. McLaren, V.P., V.P. Mill Div.; R. H. Mulford, V.P., Pres. Kimble Glass Co,, subsidiary; S. L. Rairdon, V.P. Marketing; F. J. Solon, V. P.; W. J. Stewart, V.P. Personnel; A. M. Turner, V.P., Gen. Mgr. Libbey Div.; H. S. Wade, V.P., Gen. Mgr. Pacific Coast Div.; J. H. McNerney, Sec-Treas.; F. M. Canter, Compt. Glass Container Div. Plants: No. 2 Huntington, W. Va.; 5 fur. D. B. Adams; No. 3 Fairmont, W. Va., 6 fur. J. L. Black; No. 6 Charleston, W. Va., 5 fur. J. R. Morehead; No. 7 Alton, Ill., 10 fur. A. C. Budd; No. 9 Streator, Ill., 10 fur. M. G. Kahl.; No. 10 Atlanta, Ga., 2 fur., H. Ottesen; No. 12 Gas City, Ind., 3 fur. S. M. Cantrill; No. 14 Bridgeton, N. J., 8 fur., M. B. Thompson; No. 15 Waco, Tex., 3 fur., G. M. Walter; No. 17 Clarion, Pa., 2 fur., J. L. Sommerville. Pacific Coast Div. Plants: No. 20 Oakland, Calif., 5 fur., E. G. Ingles; No. 21 Portland, Ore, 2 fur., W. Funke; No. 23 Los Angeles, Calif., 3 fur., H. P. Brown; San Jose, Calif., (closure plant) T. W. Monk. Closure & Plastics Div. Plants: No. 63 St. Charles, Ill., Q. Winter; No. 67 Riverdale, N. J., E. F Fennell; No. 68 Glassboro, N. J., R. H. Langdon. Products from all above: "Duraglas" containers bottles and jars, metal and molded closures, corrugated and wood boxes. Libbey Glass Div. Plants: No. 27 Toledo, O., 9 fur., E. D. Dodd; No. 28 Buffalo, N. Y., A. L. King, Products: Cut, decorated, plain "Safedge" tumblers, stemware for home, commercial use. Kimble Glass Co. (subsidiary) Plants: No. 31 Vineland, N. J., 7 fur., 21 pots, W. G. Swanson; No. 33 Chicago Heights, Ill., 3 fur., . F. Hinckley; No. 35 Warsaw, Ind., W. H. Brooks; No. 84 Columbus, O., 5 fur., C. E. Reed; No. 86 Muncie, Ind., 2 fur., E. P. Spence. Products; "Kimax" hardglass laboratory glassware and apparatus; "Exax" and "Tekk" laboratory glassware; "Neutraglas" and "Color-Break" Ampuls; "Neutraglas" serum bottles; "Opticlear" vials; laboratory hydrometers and thermometers; automotive hydrometers; perfume and special molded containers; tubing and rod; "Hemingray" and Kimble tempered glass power and communications insulators; Owens-Illinois Glass Block; "Toplite" roof panels; Kimble all-glass rectangular television bulbs; miscellaneous pressed ware items. Kaylo Div. Plants: No. 95 Berlin, N. J., O. W. Pfeifer. Products: Hydrous calcium silicate heat insulating products. Owens-Illinois Plywood Co. (subsidiary) Plants: No. 78 Hancock, Vt., R. G. Sherman; No. 79 North Troy, Vt., E. N. Hanley; J. H. McNerney, Pres.; F. T. Nesbitt, Ex. V.P.; H. C. Fidley, V.P.-Gen. Mgr. Products: Hardwood plywood, flush doors, prefinished panels and lumber core materials. (Glass container manufacturing plants under construction at Havana, Cuba and Valencia, Venezuela.)


Keywords:Hemingray : Owens-Illinois Glass Company : Kimble Glass Company
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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:September 30, 2011 by: Bob Stahr;