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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...

2011-06-22 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...

2011-06-10 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...

2011-02-03 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...


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