Evolution of bottle morphology digger odell publications ©2011 the well-known glass company in toledo, ohio, owens-illinois, was a pioneer in the making of bottles by machine. 2 fall 2005 bottles and extras the dating game by bill lockhart, michael r miller, bill lindsey owens-illinois purchased the illinois pacific coast co, the largest glass have wanted to distinguish its bottles from those of the prior owner by a slightly different mark in 1932, the mark was then.
The owens bottle co (1911-1929) grew from a series of companies that began with the those containers as if they applied to all owens-illinois bottles reality is much more complex on some bottle types, the single-digit date code was used into the 1960s, likely into the 1970s.
Owens-illinois glass company was the result of the 1929 merger between two glass-making giants of the industry: owens bottle company (toledo, oh predecessor toledo glass company began operation in 1896) and illinois glass company (based in alton, illinois, with glass production dating from 1873. The owens bottle co (1919-1929) the dating game - the owens bottle co by bill lockhart, pete schulz, carol serr and bill lindsey owens bottle co and the illinois glass co merged to form the owens-illinois glass co history – individual plants this section is organized by plant.
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In 1929, the owens bottle co merged with the illinois glass co forming the company it is now (with a few changes along the way) currently the company is the largest manufacturer of glass containers in north america, south america, asia-pacific, and europe, with 79 plants in 21 countries.