1973 year in review; OI events listed

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review Glass Factory Directory Issue

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 8,9,10,11,12, col. 1


News Highlights of 1973

 

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

in the American glass industry during

1973, as recorded in the pages of

AMERICAN GLASS REVIEW.

February

Raymon H. Mulford, chairman of the board of directors of Owens-Illinois, dies in Toledo; John J. Timberlake, president of Forter-Teichmann Company, dies in Pittsburgh.

April

J. Preston Levis, retired chairman of the board of Owens-Illinois, dies at the age of 71.

May

 

Libbey Division of Owens-Illinois, announces plans to produce table glassware at former Libbey-Owens-Ford plant in Shreveport, La.

June

 

Owens-Illinois announces its 20th domestic glass container plant, to be constructed at Mansfield, Mass.

September

 

Owens-Illinois introduces a new corporate logotype, a block O and I separated by a hyphen, set over the company name in smaller block letters, replacing logo adopted in 1954, an I inside of an O.

Owens-Illinois announces plans for new glass container plant in Puerto Rico, to employ 300 persons.

November

Owens-Illinois unveils a massive glass monument in front of its Alton, Ill., facility, to mark the 100th anniversary of its founding, originally as the old Illinois Glass Company.

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