"We will be the most innovative, sustainable, and chosen
supplier of brand-building packaging solutions."
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Our story began in 1903 when our Founder - Michael J. Owens, revolutionized glass manufacturing industry with the first automated bottle-making machine in the world.
Founded as Owens Bottle Machine Company, revolutionizing the glassmaking industry.
Merged with Illinois Glass Company to form Owens-Illinois, the world’s
largest glass container manufacturer.
Established International Division,
which led expansion
into Latin America and other parts
of the world.
Purchased Brockway Glass, securing industry
leadership in North
Expanded into the Asia-Pacific market to reach a broader customer base
BSN Glasspack, doubling presence
Opened Innovation Center, a small-scale glass plant dedicated to R&D.
Unified footprint across the Americas. Acquired Vitro Food & Beverage in Mexico.
Announced MAGMA prototype,
the latest innovation
toward greater sustainable manufacturing.