Dating glass containers incorporated bottles
Many millions of insulators were made at Muncie, up to 1967.(Please see my webpage on the Hemingray Glass Company for more information on Hemingray insulators.) Known as Owens-Illinois, Inc.Owens-Illinois continued to have the great majority of insulators marked with the “HEMINGRAY” brand name, with very few exceptions in later years.Other brand names used by O-I on insulators include “Lowex” and “Kimble“.
If you are looking for a specific glass container that you don't see listed here, call us!Hemingray was a prolific maker of electrical insulators (of many types and sizes) for power lines, telegraph, telephone and other uses.Within a year or two, most glass insulators produced at Muncie were carrying date codes.since 1965, (and officially known as just “O-I” since 2005), this corporation is currently (2018) one of the largest manufacturers of glass containers in the world, if not THE largest. currently operates 19 glass manufacturing facilities within North America.
They are located in: Atlanta, Georgia; Auburn, New York; Brockway (Brockport), Pennsylvania [2 plants]; Ringgold, Virginia; Lapel, Indiana; Los Angeles, California; Muskogee, Oklahoma; Oakland, California; Portland, Oregon; Streator, Illinois; Toano, Virginia; Tracy, California; Waco, Texas; Zanesville, Ohio; Lexington, North Carolina; Windsor, Colorado; and in Canada: Montreal, Quebec and Brampton, Ontario.(You can use your computer keyboard pressing the “CTRL” and then the “F” buttons, and typing in those keywords to find those comments more quickly.) Recently [July 2013] I have received a photo, submitted by Taylor Mc Burney, showing the base of a Yacht Club Beverages ACL soda bottle, carrying a 1966 date code, but bearing the old logo!