Ceramic Industry News

Owens-Brockway Enters Agreement with Labatt and Latrobe Brewing

April 1, 2003
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+
Labatt Brewing Co. Limited and Latrobe Brewing Co. have entered into a long-term agreement with Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc., a unit of Owens-Illinois, Inc. The agreement provides for 100% supply of all glass bottles used in packaging at Labatt's nine brewery locations in North America, including for the first time the Latrobe Brewing Co. in Latrobe, Pa., which produces the Rolling Rock and Rock Light brands. Owens-Illinois has been supplying bottles for Labatt's eight breweries in Canada for the past eight years. The new agreement, which was effective January 1, 2003, makes Latrobe Brewing the largest single customer of Owens-Illinois' bottle manufacturing plant in Brockway, Pa. That facility reopened in April 2002 after having been closed since December 2000. The Brockway plant was chosen as the supplier for Rolling Rock because of its proximity to Latrobe (about 90 miles), its production capacity and machining capabilities, and its skilled workforce.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Ceramic Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

September 2014 Issue Highlights

Our September 2014 issue is now available!

Posted: December 15, 2014


Manufacturing Day 2014

Manufacturing Day organizers share their insights with Managing Editor Kelsey Seidler.

More Podcasts

Ceramic Industry Magazine

CI January 2015 cover

2015 January

It's our annual Materials Handbook issue, with the ever-popular "Raw & Manufactured Materials Overview" article! Check it out today.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Personal Smartphones

Do you use your personal smartphone or other device to complete tasks for your job?
View Results Poll Archive


M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\Ceramics Industry\handbook of advanced ceramics.gif
Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Machining

Ceramics, with their unique properties and diverse applications, hold the potential to revolutionize many industries, including automotive and semiconductors.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40google+ icon 40px


CI Data Book July 2012

Ceramic Industry's Directories including Components, Equipment Digest, Services, Data Book & Buyers Guide, Materials Handbook and much more!