Hemingray/Owens-Illinois Glass Company listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 46,48,50,62,66,98,116,119,120,122, 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. See O-I listing in Ohio bottle section.



Kimble Glass Co., sub., Owens-Illinois Glass Co. Plant: Columbus; 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 Co., general offices, Toledo 1. Sales offices in all principal cities; Ray H. Mulford, Pres.; H. C. Laughlin, Ex. V.P., Pres. Forest Prod. Div., S. L. Rairdon, Ex. V.P. Marketing; C. G. Bensinger, V.P.; O. G. Burch, V.P. Res.-Eng.; P. W. Hancock, V.P.-Finance; F. M. Canter, V.P. Corporate Planning; C. F. Babbs, Sec'y-Ass't. Gen. Counsel; W. F. Spengler, Compt.; E. E. Smith, Treas.; G. S. Babcock, V.P.-Gen. Mgr. Plastic Prod. Div.; E. D. Dodd, V.P.-Gen. Mgr., Forest Prod. Div.; R. E. Graham, V.P.-Gen. Mgr. Glass Con. Div. (East); A. M. Turner, V.P., Gen. Mgr. Int'l Div.; G. B. Skinta, V.P.-Gen. Mgr. Libbey Div.; W. J. Stewart, V.P., Pres. & Gen. Mgr. Kimble Glass Co.; H. S. Wade, V.P.-Gen. Mgr., Coast Div.; S. F. Davis, V.P.-Sales Mgr., Glass Con. Div. (East); M. G. Beishline, V.P.-Gen. Mfg. & Eng. Mgr.; W. B. Owens, V. P. Personnel Admin.; E. R. Owens, V.P.-Prod. Forest Prod. Div.; J. D. Northrup, Mgr., Closure Div.; F. E. Fuller, Gen. Counsel. Plants: Alton, Ill., 10 fur. A. C. Budd; Atlanta, Ga., 2 fur. M. M. Jenkins; Bridgeton, N. J., 8 fur., J. L. Sommerville; Brockport, N.Y., J. H. Price; Clarion, Pa., 2 fur., J. R. Morehead; Fairmont, W. Va., 6 fur. C. J. Snyder; Gas City, Ind., 3 fur. S. M. Cantrill; Huntington, W. Va.; 5 fur., D. B. Adams; New Orleans, La., W. W. Coleman; North Bergen, N. J., A. W. Renner; Streator, Ill., 10 fur. W. E. McBride; Waco, Tex., 3 fur., G. M. Walter; Pacific Coast Div. Plants: Los Angeles, Calif., 4 fur., J. F Johns; Oakland, Calif., 5 fur., T. L. Keusseff; Portland, Ore, 2 fur., W. Funke; San Jose, Calif., (closure plant) J. S. Hamel. Tracy, Calif. Closure & Plastics Div. Plants: Atlanta, Ga., W. E. Green; Baltimore, Md., R. C. Martin; Charlotte, N. C., J. D. Flexon; Chicago, Ill., L. W. Riley; Cincinnati, O., L. E. Neuhaus; Jersey City, N. J., N. E. Meese; Newburyport, Mass., J. H. Connor; North Kansas City, Mo., R. J. Ceuleers; Riverdale, N. J., E. F. Miller; St. Louis, Mo., R. C. Gasmire; Closure Div.: Glassboro, N. J., D. Hostetter; St. Charles, Ill., Q. Winter. "Duraglas" containers bottles and jars, metal and plastic closures, semi-rigid plastic bottles, corrugated and wood boxes. Libbey Glass Div. Plants: Toledo, O., 9 fur., J. H. Bedoes; City of Industry, Calif., A. J. Cross. Products: Cut, decorated, plain "Safedge" tumblers, stemware for home, institutional use. Kimble Glass Co. (subsidiary) Plants: Vineland, N. J., 8 fur., 21 pots, W. W. Collicott; Chicago Heights, Ill., 3 fur., J. F. Hinckley; Warsaw, Ind., W. H. Brooks; Columbus, O., 5 fur., W. B. Achenbach; Muncie, Ind., 2 fur., E. P. Spence. Products; "Kimax" hardglass laboratory glassware and apparatus; "Kimax" Glass pipe; "Exax" laboratory glassware; "Neutraglas" and "Color-Break" Ampuls; "Neutraglas" serum bottles; "Opticlear" vials; perfume and special molded containers; tubing and rod; "Hemingray" and Kimble tempered glass power and communications insulators; Owens-Illinois Glass Block; "Toplite" roof panels; "Thinlite" curtain wall system; Kimble all-glass rectangular television bulbs; miscellaneous pressed ware items. (Glass container manufacturing plants at Valencia, Venezuela and Bogota, Columbia). Plastic bottle plant at Toronto, Canada.


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