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2011-07-27 15:02:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc., (NYSE: OI), the world's largest glass packaging maker, has named Steve Bramlage president of the company's Asia Pacific region. Bramlage succeeds Greg Ridder, who is leaving the company to pursue other interests. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050412/CLTU028LOGO) O-I's Asia Pacific region accounts for about $1 billion of the company's global sales. The company has 13 plants employing 6,000 employees in...

2011-07-26 09:00:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc., the world's largest glass container manufacturer, today announced the acquisition of VDL Company, a single-furnace glass container plant in Vergeze, France, effective August 1, 2011. The acquisition is the result of a new strategic relationship with Nestle Waters, the world's leading bottled water company. The Vergeze plant is located near the Nestle Waters' Perrier bottling facility and has a long-standing supply...

2011-06-30 07:30:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) has scheduled its second quarter 2011 conference call and webcast for Thurs., July 28, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. The company's news release for the second-quarter 2011 earnings will be issued after the market closes on Wed., July 27. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050412/CLTU028LOGO) What: O-I Conference Call and Webcast The earnings release, reconciliations of...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.