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The Owens-Illinois Company, known as O-I is a world leading glass container manufacturer headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. It was founded in 1903 and employs 24,000 people worldwide.
Owens-Illinois' products include food and beverage containers used by companies like PepsiCo and Nestle. The company also manufactures medical and pharmaceutical packaging for companies such as Pfizer and Merck.
The company has over 100 manufacturing sites worldwide, but the main production facilities are located in North America (Ohio, Texas), Europe (Bulgaria) and South Africa. In other regions it relies on joint ventures with other manufacturers to produce its goods.
Over 80 percent of production takes place at these three primary sites: Perrysburg Township, Ohio, Muncie, Indiana and Concord, North Carolina.