1971 year in review; OI events listed

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review Glass Factory Directory Issue

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 8,10,13,14, col. 1

News Highlights of 1971


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

in the American glass industry during

1971, as recorded in the pages of



Owens-Illinois starts production of smooth, glass-ceramic cooking surfaces for manufacturers of electric ranges.



New system capable of filling and capping up to 2,000 bottles per minute, developed under the auspices of Glass Container Manufacturers Institute, is marketed by Owens-Illinois.


Owens-Illinois awards first place in nationwide Boy Scout litter prevention contest to Troop 46 of Lynchburg, Va., for 15-foot high "litter monster." More than 90 Owens-Illinois plants throughout the country participated.



Society of Glass Decorators, at its recent annual seminar in Pittsburgh, tenders Ford Motor Company its award for aesthetics in the innovation category, for window decoration on new Continental Mark IV, hand cutting done by Tiffin Glass artisans; Pepsi-Cola was cited for technical excellence in food and beverage category, in keeping decorating costs down. Other companies cited for decorating excellence included Jeannette Corp., Anchor Hocking, Wheaton Glass, Eagle Convex Glass Co., Owens-Illinois, Ceragraphic and Wheaton Plastic-Cote.


Keywords:Hemingray : Owens-Illinois Glass Company : Kimble Glass Company
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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:July 19, 2012 by: Bob Stahr;