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Owens-Illinois Glass Company


1903

The Owens bottle-making machine was invented by Michael Owens

Other events that happened on or around 1903

1910

Owens-Illinois Glass Company opened in Fairmont

1914

Charles Boldt started manufacturing glass in Huntington

Other events that happened on or around 1914

1916

Libbey-Owens-Ford built its large plate glass plant in Kanawha City

Other events that happened on or around 1916

1917

The Owens Bottle Company opened a plant in the upper end of Kanawha City

Other events that happened on or around 1917

1918

Owens-Illinois Glass Company purchased a Huntington glass factory

Other events that happened on or around 1918

1919

The Owens Bottle Machine Company changed to the Owens Bottle Company

Other events that happened on or around 1919

1929

The Owens Bottle Company merged with Illinois Glass Company to become Owens-Illinois Glass Company

Other events that happened on or around 1929

1963

The Libbey-Owens-Ford glass bottle plant closed in Charleston

Other events that happened on or around 1963

1978

Owens-Illinois Glass Company began phasing out operation at the Fairmont plant

Other events that happened on or around 1978

1982

The Owens-Illinois Glass Company Fairmont plant closed

1993

Owens-Illinois Glass Company's Huntington plant closed

Other events that happened on or around 1993


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