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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...

2011-06-22 15:05:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc., (NYSE: OI), the world's largest glass packaging maker, has named Paul Jarrell the company's new senior vice president and chief human resources officer. Jarrell succeeds Steve Malia, who retired at the end of May. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110622/CL24570 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050412/CLTU028LOGO ) Jarrell will be responsible for leading the global human resource function by...

2011-06-15 07:00:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The management of Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) intends to update the Company's second quarter business outlook today at the Deutsche Bank Global Industries and Basic Materials Conference. Entering the period, the Company anticipated second quarter results would be in line with the prior year, but O-I now expects second quarter adjusted net earnings will be down from the prior year period. Segment operating profit margins in the second...

2011-06-10 07:25:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) today announced that the company will participate in the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference on Wednesday, June 15, in Chicago, Ill. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050412/CLTU028LOGO) O-I Senior Vice President and CFO Ed White will present at 8:00 a.m., Central Time. A live Webcast of the presentation will be available at...

2011-06-07 07:30:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI), the world's largest glass container manufacturer, announced the launch of Glass Is Life(TM). This ground breaking marketing campaign is designed to showcase the unique and unmatched qualities of glass packaging to build successful food and beverage brands. A first-ever global initiative, O-I's Glass Is Life campaign also highlights the inherent love consumers have for glass. (Photo:...

2011-05-23 15:03:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc., (NYSE: OI) today announced that certain of its subsidiaries have entered into a five-year senior secured credit agreement totaling $2 billion. The new agreement, which has a maturity date of May 2016, is comprised of $1.1 billion in term loans and a $900 million revolving credit facility. Proceeds from borrowings under the new credit agreement will be used to repay all amounts outstanding under, and terminate, the...

2011-02-03 15:30:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) today announced that the company will participate in the Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 9, in Miami, Fla. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050412/CLTU028LOGO ) O-I Senior Vice President and CFO Ed White will present at 8:50 a.m. Eastern Time. A live Webcast of the presentation will be available at http://cc.talkpoint.com/barc002/020811a_lp/?entity=12_L81UNCM. The...

2011-01-25 15:57:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI), the world's largest glass packaging maker, today announced that Deborah Hockman, Ph.D., has been named vice president of global environment, health and safety (EHS). In the newly created position, Hockman will lead O-I's global efforts to enhance the company's safety, environment compliance and health processes, standards and metrics. She also will serve as global safety program leader, driving the company's...


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