Owens-Illinois enters into glass joint venture with Constellation

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Friday, 03 October 2014

The news that O-I is expanding its reach is good for them – and for the industrial minerals which serve the glass container market. Soda ash facilities operating in the US, in Wyoming, include Solvay, FMC, Tata Chemicals and OCI.

Owens-Illinois Inc., (O-I) America’s largest glass container producer, this week said it has entered into a 50-50 joint venture (JV) with Constellation Brands Inc., to expand a glass container production plant in Nava, Mexico.

The plant, which Constellation recently agreed...

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