O-I buys glass packaging facility in Mexico from Grupo Modelo for US$188m

USA – The glass packaging manufacturer, Owens-Illinois, Inc. has agreed to acquire glass packaging manufacturing facility, Nueva located in Mexico from Grupo Modelo, a wholly owned affiliate of Anheuser-Busch InBev. With four furnaces, the facility […]

Owens-Illinois to invest US$60m in expanding glass production facility in France

FRANCE – Owens-Illinois, Inc (O-I) has announced that it will invest about US$60 million to expand its glass production facility in Gironcourt, France as part of the planned investment in Europe. The company said the […]

Owens-Illinois invests US$56.6m in Reims glass bottles and packaging plant

FRANCE – American packaging manufacturer, Owens-Illinois Inc. (O-I) is investing more than US$56.6 million (€50 million) in modernization and upgrading of its Reims glass bottles facility in France. The company is installing new high technology […]