Hemingray/Owens-Illinois Glass Company listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review Glass Factory Directory Issue

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 118,134-135,143,164, 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 Toledo, Ohio 43601 (Tel. 419-242-6543). Factories, Glass Container Division: Atlantic Region Atlanta, Ga.; Bridgeton, N. J.; Brockport, N.Y.; Clarion, Pa.; Fairmont, W. Va.; Huntington, W. Va.; Lakeland, Fla.; North Bergen, N. J. Central Region Alton, Ill.; Charlotte, Mich.; Gas City, Ind.; New Orleans, La.; Streator, Ill.; Waco, Tex. Pacific Region Los Angeles, Cal.; Oakalnd [sic] Oakland, Cal.; Portland, Ore.; San Jose, Cal.; Tracy, Cal. Sand Plants: Corona, Cal.; Ione, Cal.; Pacific Grove, Cal. Closure Operations: Glassboro, N. J.; St. Charles, Ill.; Berlin, Ohio. Mold Shops: Alton, Ill.; Durham, N. C. Foundry: Alton, Ill. International Div.;Toledo, O. (sales only). Manufacturing plants in Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, Canada, Belgium, Germany, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland, Japan, and Italy.

R. H. Mulford, chairman of the board; E. D. Dodd, president; J. P. Levis, chairman of the executive committee; F. M. Canter, executive vice-president, commercial and technical adminstration; R. E. Graham, executive vice-president, international operations; E. C. Jones, executive vice-president, general manager, Glass Container Div.; R. F. Miller, vice-president, general manager, Consumer and Technical Products Division; D. H. Morehead, secretary; M. G. Beishline, vice-president, manager of manufacturing, Glass Container Division; R. L. Berry, vice-president, personnel; G. W. Cook, vice-president, purchasing and traffic; J. W. Hackett, vice-president, technical director; K. K. Hepp, vice-president, general manager Central region, Glass Container Division; K. C. Ponsor, vice-president, corporate planning; B. B. Jones, vice-president, general manager, Atlantic region, Glass Container Division; W. B. Owen, vice-president, corporate facilities; E. R. Owens, vice-president, general manager, Pacific region, Glass Container Division; R. T. Wallace, vice-president, new product planning and development; K. E. Tigges, comptroller; J. A. Sprunk, general counsel.

Glass container factory managers; Atlanta, Ga., M. M. Jenkins; Bridgeton, N. J., C. L. Curreri; Brockport, N. Y., R. A. Hughes; Clarion, Pa., H. M. Schottelkorb; Fairmount, W. Va., C. J. Snyder; Huntington, W. Va., J. M. Smathers; Lakeland, Fla., J. L. Sommerville; North Bergen, N. J., A. W. Renner; Alton, Ill., W. E. McBride; Charlotte, Mich., E. F. Wendle; Gas City, Ind., B. J. Amacher; New Orleans, La., J. E. Osborne; Streator, Ill., R. A. Clark; Waco, Tex., J. H. Lemieux; Los Angeles, Cal., R. W. Cutter; Oakland, Cal., J. S. Hamel; Portland, Ore., W. P. Trowbridge; San Jose, Cal., S. W. Sorenson; Tracy, Cal., L. T. Brown.

Manufacturers of glass containers; metal and plastic closures, corrugated shipping containers for its products, molds, inks, dies, sand, plastic fitments for glass containers.

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.

Owens-Illinois, Inc.: Consumer and Technical Products Division, Toledo, Ohio 43601 (Tel. 419-242-6543). Factories: Kimble Products Vineland, N. J.; Warsaw, Ind.; Chicago Heights, Ill.; Perrysburg, Ohio. Television Products Pittston, Pa.; Muncie, Ind.; Columbus, O.; Libbey Products Toledo, O.; City of Industry, Cal.; Lake City, Pa. International Division Canada, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland, Japan.

R. F. Miller, group vice-president of Owens-Illinois, general manager, Consumer and Technical Products Divison; S. A. Kenworthy, vice-president, general manager, Television Products; Fred Elder, vice-president, general manager, Kimble Products; W. B. Achenbach, vice-president, general manager, Libbey Products; R. H. Wacke, marketing and sales manager, Libbey Products; R. E. Graham, vice-president, Owens-Illinois, general manager, International Division.

Scientific and laboratory glass and plastic products, KIMAX borosilicate glassware, glass pipe, industrial and military bulbs, glass tubing and rod and products made from them, such as ampules, vials and syringe cartiridges. Glass television bulbs (black and white and color) and color TV-bulb sealing glass; materials for microelctronic circuits. Blown and pressed. Glass tumblers, stemware and tableware; colored and decorated, fountain, hotel and restaurant.


Keywords:Hemingray : Owens-Illinois Glass Company : Kimble Glass Company
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:July 15, 2012 by: Bob Stahr;