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O-I Invests More than $41 Million in Alloa Facility

April 14, 2014
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Owens-Illinois Inc. (O-I) recently celebrated its €30 million (~ $41 million) investment in its Alloa, Scotland, facility. The plant serves the Scotch whisky industry and other drinks businesses and is located in the heart of Scotland’s distilled spirits industry. The investment builds on a heritage of 260 years of glassmaking on this site, as well as the skills of the company’s 600-strong workforce.

“We have upgraded Alloa’s design, new product development, glass color and decoration facilities,” said Erik Bouts, president of O-I Europe. “We would like to thank Scottish Enterprise for its support in strengthening our ability to serve the developing needs of the spirits industry in Scotland.”

For more information, visit www.o-i.com.

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