1969 year in review; OI events listed

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review Glass Factory Directory Issue

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 7-9, col. 1

News Highlights of 1969


...a month-by-month review of happenings

in the American glass industry during

1969, as recorded in the pages of




Owens-Illinois, Inc., announces plans to triple the production capacity of its three-year-old container plant in Lakeland, Fla.

Owens-Illinois, Inc., introduces the strongest glass laser rods ever available to the laser industry, according to O-I officials.


Owens-Illinois, Inc. fires huge melting furnace in Perrysburg, Ohio, in experimental facility designed to develop a revolutionary glass-plastic container for commercial use in 1973.


Keywords:Hemingray : Owens-Illinois Glass Company : Kimble Glass Company
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Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:July 14, 2012 by: Bob Stahr;