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Owens-Illinois, Inc.

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Owens-Illinois, Inc. is a manufacturer of glass containers with 81 glass manufacturing plants in 21 countries. It produces glass containers for beer, ready-to-drink low alcohol refreshers, spirits, wine, food, tea, juice and pharmaceuticals. The Company also produces glass containers for soft drinks and other non-alcoholic beverages outside the United States. It manufactures these products in a range of sizes, shapes and colors. It has four geographical segments: Europe, North America, South America, and Asia Pacific. On September 1, 2010, it completed the acquisition of Brazilian glassmaker Companhia Industrial de Vidros (CIV). On December 23, 2010, the Company acquired Hebei Rixin Glass Group Co., Ltd. On December 7, 2010, the Company acquired the majority interest in Zhaoqing Jiaxin Glasswork Co., LTD. On March 11, 2010, the Company acquired the majority interest in Cristalerias Rosario.