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2010-03-04 15:30:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emphasizing the company's commitment to innovation and technology, strategic and profitable growth, operational excellence and marketing glass, Owens-Illinois, Inc. today announced the company has filled five strategic positions. Three of the positions were newly created to support the company's strategic direction. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050412/CLTU028LOGO ) Shaun McMackin has been promoted to vice president of...

2010-01-08 16:01:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) has scheduled its fourth quarter and full year earnings conference call and Webcast for Thurs., Jan. 28, at 8:30 a.m., Eastern. The company's fourth quarter and full year earnings release will be issued after the market closes on Wed., Jan. 27. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050412/CLTU028LOGO ) What: O-I Conference Call and Webcast The earnings release,...

2009-12-17 15:45:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) has officially opened a new mould plant in Tianjin, China, to supply moulds to O-I plants throughout the world. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050412/CLTU028LOGO ) Located approximately 120 kilometers southeast of the Chinese capital Beijing, the O-I Tianjin Mould Co. Ltd. is one of the largest glass mould manufacturing sites in Asia, employing nearly 300 people. The plant is a joint venture...

2009-12-15 15:45:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) announces that Catherine Neel has been named vice president and treasurer. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050412/CLTU028LOGO) Neel will be responsible for management of the company's worldwide financial assets and domestic and international financing. She also will lead the company's global treasury and risk management functions. Neel was formerly vice president and corporate controller at...

2009-11-06 16:01:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI), today announced the company will participate in the Baird's 2009 Industrial Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Chicago, Ill. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050412/CLTU028LOGO) O-I Senior Vice President and CFO Ed White will present at 4:15 p.m., CST. A live Webcast of the presentation will be available at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/baird10/oi. The replay will be available within 24 hours...

2009-10-01 16:01:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc., (NYSE: OI) announces that Barbara Owens has been named vice president and chief communications officer. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050412/CLTU028LOGO ) Owens will be responsible for leading O-I's communications strategy through the planning, development and implementation of external and internal communications on a global basis. She also will provide strategic counsel to the senior leadership...

2009-09-24 16:01:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) today announced that the company will participate in the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference on Thursday, Oct. 1, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050412/CLTU028LOGO ) O-I Senior Vice President and CFO Ed White will present at 9:15 a.m. PT. A live Webcast of the presentation will be available at...

2009-09-16 10:01:00

BOSTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Research, the leading research firm focused on the global supply chain and its supporting technologies, today announced the agenda for its upcoming Sustainability Exchange 2009 event, being held on November 11, 2009 at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, MA. With the day's activities centering on the theme "From Awareness to Execution: Sustainability in the Global Supply Chain," attendees can expect to learn how sustainability efforts can translate...

2009-09-11 16:01:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) today announced that the company will participate in the J.P. Morgan Diversified Industries Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 16, in New York. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050412/CLTU028LOGO ) O-I Senior Vice President and CFO Ed White will present at 2:15 p.m. EDT. A live Webcast of the presentation will be available at...

2009-08-27 16:01:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As a result of the company's ongoing review of its global manufacturing footprint, Owens-Illinois, Inc., (NYSE: OI) has concluded a process of consultation with local union representatives and has closed its glass container plant in Karhula, Finland. Production has been transferred to other O-I facilities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050412/CLTU028LOGO) The Karhula plant is one of two European facilities O-I identified...


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