Glass News; The old Novelty plant is being torn down

[Trade Journal]

Publication: The Glassworker

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
vol. 36, no. 5, p. 4, col. 1



A new power house was installed and numerous minor improvementswere made about the plant of the Standard Glass Co., Marion, Ind.

During the summer the tank of the Marion Bottle Co., Marion, Ind., was rebuilt and given a general overhauling.

A fine new plant has been built by the Canton Glass Co., Marion, Ind., to rplace the one destroyed by fire last March.

The American Bottle Co., has raised the wages of employes at its Streator and Newark plants, the increase ranging from 15 to 27 per cent.

The old Novelty glass factory at Bridgeton, N. J., originally built by the S. M. Bassett Glass Co., and later acquired by the Glichrist Jar Co., is to be dismantled.

Three cars of oil have been received by the Bellaire Bottle Co. and pumped into the tanks installed at the plant two months ago. It is for emergency use, it is said, until the producers are completed.

Workers in the Graham Glass Co.'s factories at Evansville, Loogootee, Okmulgee and Chencotah made a fine showing in subscriptions to the second Liberty Loan.

The Toledo Plate and Window Glass Co. recently paid $60,000 for 49,000 square feet of land in Toledo upon which a finishing works, warehouse and office building are to be erected.

A receivership has been asked for the Missouri Plate Glass Co., Valley Park, Mo.

The Bellvernon plant of the American Window Glass Co. was scheduled to close for two weeks today to make heavy hot repairs.

A new local branch of the G.B.B.A. was recently organized at Knox, Pa.


Keywords:Novelty Glass Company
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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:May 9, 2007 by: Bob Stahr;