Owens Illinois forms American Structural Products Division


Publication: The Toledo Times

Toledo, OH, United States

O-I Building

Unit Formed

Firm Chartered With

Million Capital

The American Structural Products Co., which will conduct the building products business of Owens-Illinois Glass Co., was incorporated yesterday in Columbus, with capitalization of $1,000,000, the Associated Press reported.

The new company will maintain headquarters in Toledo and will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of O-I., William E. Levis, chairman of the board of the parent company, announced last week. It probably will begin to function shortly after Jan. 1, he said


Headed By Bowes


The new company will be headed by Urban E. Bowes, as president.

The law firm of Welles, Kelsey, Fuller, Cobourn and Harrington, Ohio Bldg., handled legal details of the incorporation.

Also incorporated yesterday was the Fabrow Manufacturing Co., with authority to issue 250 shares of no par value stock. Arthur W. Weber, incorporating attorney, said he was unable to release any information on the company's plans and officers, other than that the firm intends to wholesale building materials.

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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:September 4, 2009 by: Bob Stahr;