Hemingray/Owens-Illinois Glass Company listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 27,30,67,80-82, col. 1



The following factories are devoted to the manufacture of pressed and blown ware, plain tumblers, stem ware and bar goods, cut glass and tubing, lamp chimneys, globes, electrical goods, etc.


Owens-Illinois Glass Co., Muncie; 4 continuous tanks. Glass insulators and beverage bottles. See listing under firm name in Ohio bottle section



This list includes manufacturers of prescriptions and vials, beers and minerals, patent and proprietary medicines, liquors and flasks, packers and preservers, fruit jars and milk bottles.


Owens-Illinois Glass company, general offices, 965 Wall street, Toledo; sales offices in all principle cities; officers: William E. Levis, president and general manager; Harold Boeschenstein, vice president and assistant general manager; H. G. Phillipps, vice president and treasurer; R. H. Barnard, vice president and general factories manager; A. W. Sherwood, vice president in charge of purchasing and traffic; B. F. Hazelton, Jr., vice president; C. B. Belknap, vice president in charge of legal matters, patents, and licenses; F. J. Solon, vice-president and general sales manager, J. H. McNerney, secretary and assistant treasurer; F. G. Morfoot, assistant secretary and assistant treasurer; E. F. Martin, assistant secretary and assistant treasurer; A. J. Riedmayer, assistant secretary and assistant treasurer; F. J. Solon, general sales manager. Factories: No. 1, Toledo; No. 2, Huntington, W. Va.; D. Denelsbeck, manager, 5 furnaces, 19 machines; No. 3, Fairmont, W. Va., J. L. Black, manager, 6 furnaces, 12 machines; No. 4, Clarksburg, W. Va., 3 furnaces, 6 machines; No. 6, Charleston, W. Va., C. G. Bensinger, manager, 5 furnaces, 10 machines; No. 7, Alton, Ill., J. B. Hayes, manager, 10 furnaces, 34 machines; No. 8, Glassboro, N. J., 3 furnaces, 6 machines; No. 9, Streator, Ill., F. E. Martin, manager, 8 furnaces, 18 machines; No. 10, Newark, Ohio, W. A. Rohrbaugh, manager, 11 furnaces, 17 machines; No. 11, Evansville, Ind., G. F. O'Brian, manager, 2 furnaces, 8 machines; No. 12, Gas City, Ind., R. A. Cosh, manager, 5 furnaces, 11 machines; No. 13, Chicago Heights, Ill., March E. Nagle, manager, 7 furnaces, hand made division; No. 14, Bridgeton, N. J., Garland Lufkin, manager, 5 furnaces, 16 machines; No. 15, Okmulgee, Okla., B. J. Ackerman, manager, 1 furnace, 3 machines; No. 17, Clarion, Pa., A. C. Budd, manager, 2 furnaces, 10 machines; No. 18, Columbus, Ohio, W. B. Snell, manager, 2 furnaces, 9 machines; No. 20, Brackenridge, Pa., 2 furnaces, 12 machines; No. 25, Terre Haute, Ind., P. E. Hanes, manager, 3 furnaces, 15 machines; No. 26, Muncie, Ind., W. P. Zimmerman, manager, 4 furnaces, 10 machines. Bottles and containers flint, light green, french light green, emerald green, dark green, bacardi green, amber and also all applied colors; pressure and non-pressure beverage bottles; beer bottles, syphon bottles; beer, beverage, liquor and wine cases, wood and corrugated; narrow-neck food containers, catsup, chili sauce, cider, club sauce, cocktail sauce, french dressing, fruit juice, grape juice, olive oil, pepper sauce, salad dressing, syrup, vinegar, Worcesteshire sauce, 1/2 and 1 gallon jugs; wide mouth food containers, cherry bottles, coffee, jam and preserve, lightning style, mayonnaise, olive, peanut butter, salad dressing, vertical and tumbler shaped jars, domestic fruit jars, including Presto jars; patent medicine, pharmaceutical, proprietary, toilet preparation, perfume, extract, wine and liquor ware, polish, ammonia, bluing, ink, mucilage, paint, oil containers, prescription ware, droppers, mercurochrome, capsule and tablet containers, bathroom bottles, apothecary globes, table shakers, emerald green ointment and powder jars, perfume flaconettes, nursers, pantry shakers, pantry jars, refrigerator bottles and a complete line of drug store containers; milk bottles, cottage cheese and sour cream jars, 1 gallon cottage cheese jars, individual table cream jars (milk bottles in flint, amber and emerald green glass); large ware, including 1/2, 2, 3, and 5 gallon water bottles, carboys, buckets, barrels, 2 and 3 gallon fuel oil containers, wicker covered large ware, etc.; all types of hand blown containers; cocktail shakers, ash trays, cigarette boxes, figurines, decanters, lamp bases, liquor sets, vanity sets, vases; industrial materials, glass wool products, "Dustop" air filters, insulating material, glass building block, glass insulators.


Keywords:Hemingray : Owens-Illinois Glass Company
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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:December 1, 2009 by: Bob Stahr;