Hemingray/Owens-Illinois Glass Company listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review Glass Factory Directory Issue

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 129,146-147,157,176-177180-181, col. 1

Bottle and Container



The following detailed listings include manufacturers of all types of glass hollow ware ranging in size from perfume bottles to demi-johns and carboys. Factory listings by product follow the factory data section.

Owens-Illinois, General Offices, P.O. Box 1035-36 Toledo 1, Ohio (CH 2-6543). Branch Factories: Glass Container Division: Alton, Ill.; Atlanta, Ga.; Bridgeton, N. J.; Charleston W. Va.; Clarion, Pa.; Fairmont, W. Va.; Gas City, Ind.; Huntington, W. Va.; Streator, Ill.; Waco, Texas. Closure and Plastics Division: Glassboro, N. J.; Riverdale, N. J.; St. Charles, Ill.; Pacific Coast Division: Los Angeles, Cal.; Oakland, Cal.; San Jose, Cal.; Portland, Ore.; Libbey Glass Division: Toledo, Ohio; Buffalo, N. Y.; Kaylo Division: Berlin, N. J. Mill Division: Jacksonville, Fla.; Valdosta, Ga.; Reading, Pa.; Big Island, Va.; Tomahawk, Wisc. Multiwall Bag Division: Valdosta, Ga.; Jaite, O. International Division: Toledo, O. (Sales only). (Glass container manufacturing plants under construction at Havana, Cuba and Valencia, Venezuela.)


Kimble Glass Company (subsidiary): Chicago Heights, Ill.; Columbus, O.; Muncie, Ind.; Sayreville, N. J.; Vineland, N. J.; Warsaw, Ind.; Owens-Illinois Plywood Company (subsidiary): North Troy, Vt., Hancock, Vt. Owens-Illinois Plywood of Canada, Ltd.; Priceville, Que. National Container Corp. (subsidiary): headquarters, Toledo, O.; Owens-Illinois Inter-America Corp. (subsidiary): Toledo, O. (sales only); Owens-Illinois of Panama, S. A. (subsidiary): Havana, Cuba; Valencia, Venezuela.

J. P. Levis, chairman of the board; C. R. Megowen, president; C. G. Bensinger, executive vice president, president, Glass Container Division; H. C. Laughlin, executive vice president, chairman of National Container Corp.; president of Mill Division; president of Multiwall Bag Division; G. S. Babcock, vice president, general manager of Closure and Plastics Division; O. G. Burch, vice president, engineering and research; R. A. Cosh, vice president; R. E. Graham, vice president, general manager of Glass Container Division, East; J. L. Cushman, vice president, general manager of International Division; P. W. Hancock, vice president; C. G. McLaren, vice president, vice president of Mill Division; R. H. Mulford, vice president, president and general manager, Kimble Glass Co.; S. L. Rairdon, vice president, marketing; F. J. Solon, vice president; W. J. Stewart, vice president of personnel; A. M. Turner, vice president, general manager, Libbey Division;H. S. Wade, vice president, general manager, Pacific Coast Division; J. H. McNerney, secretary-treasurer; F. M. Canter, comptroller; G. W. Cook, purchasing agent; E. C. Ames, public relations director; Bert Herron, advertising director; U. E. McFarland, traffic manager; Fred E. Fuller, general counsel.

Manufacturers of all types and varieties of Duraglas bottles and jars; metal and plastic closures, and other plastic specialties; corrugated and solid fibre shipping boxes and wood cases; Kimble laboratory glassware, television bulbs and other electronic glassware, tubing and rod, hydrometers, towel bars, containers and accessories, Neutraglas ampuls, vials, apparatus, Owens-Illinois glass block and toplite roof panels; Kimble and Hemingray communication and power insulators; miscellaneous pressed glass articles; hardwood veneer, plywood and lumber core panels; multiwall paper bags; Kraft board, pulp, paperboard; Libbey Safedge glassware; cut and polished stemware and tumblers; machine-made blown and pressed; Kaylo heat insulation products.

Manufacturers of

Tableware, Industrial,

Laboratory Glass, Etc.


The following detailed listings include manufacturers of lime, flint and special glass both pressed and blown. Factory listings by product follow the factory data section.

Kimble Glass Co. Toledo 1, Ohio (CH 2-6543) (Subsidiary Owens-Illinois). Factories: Vineland, N. J.; Warsaw, Ind.; Chicago Heights, Ill.; Muncie, Ind.; Columbus, O.

R. H. Mulford, vice president of Owens-Illinois and general manager of Kimble Glass Co.; E. B. Dennis, Jr., director of sales; Eugene Voytko, purchasing agent; Fred Pinotti, chief engineer; S. A. Kenworthy, general manager, Blown and Tubular Products Division; J. P. Kearney, general manager, Electronics Division; E. P. Lockhart, general manager, Industrial Materials Division; W. G. Swanson, manager, Vineland, N. J. plant; E. P. Spence, manager, Muncie, Ind. plant; W. H. Brooks, manager, Warsaw, Ind. plant; J. F. Hinckley, manager, Chicago Heights, Ill. plant; C. E. Reed, manager, Columbus, O., plant.

Kimble laboratory glassware, television bulbs and other electronic glassware, tubing & rod, containers and accessories, hydrometers, towel bars, Neutraglas ampuls, vials, Kimble and Hemingray tempered glass power and communications insulators; Toplite roof panels; Owens-Illinois glass block; Exax, Kimax and Tekk brand laboratory glassware.

Owens-Illinois, P. O. Box 1035-36, Toledo, Ohio (CH 2-6543).

For officers, see listing in Bottle and Container Manufacturers Section.

Complete packaging facilities Duraglas containers, moulded plastic and metal closures; corrugated shipping cartons; Kimble laboratory glassware, television bulbs, tubing and rod, hydrometers, towel bars, containers and accessories, Neutraglas vials and ampuls "Owens-Illinois glass block, Kimble and Hemingray insulators; Libbey Safedge glassware. Kaylo heat insulating products.


Keywords:Hemingray : Owens-Illinois Glass Company : Kimble Glass Company
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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:May 21, 2012 by: Bob Stahr;