Tag Archives: Owens-Illinois

• American bottler warns of slump in Aussie bottle orders

American bottler warns of slump in Aussie bottle orders

THE world’s leading glass packaging supplier, Owens-Illinois, has revealed its shipments of wine and beer bottles within Australia and New Zealand has slumped 20 per cent, providing further evidence of the marked slowdown in beverage consumption as drinkers stay away from pubs, clubs and liquor shops. United States-based Owens-Illinois, which is also the Asia-Pacific’s leading […]

• Venezuela Arm of U.S. Bottle Company is Nationalized

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez ordered the takeover of the local unit of U.S. glass bottle firm Owens-Illinois (OI.N) on Monday, part of a drive to nationalize large swathes of the food processing and distribution business. Since an election last month that left the socialist leader’s party with a reduced majority in parliament, he has nationalized […]