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1909

Michael Owens began his own company to manufacture bottles in Fairmont and Clarksburg

Other events that happened on or around 1909

1910

Glass factory employment totaled 7,500 workers

Other events that happened on or around 1910

1916

Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company located one of its main plants in Clarksburg

Other events that happened on or around 1916

1963

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

Other events that happened on or around 1963

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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