Ceramic Industry

Owens-Illinois Declares Dividend

July 19, 2001
Owens-Illinois, Inc. (O-I) recently announced that its board of directors has declared the quarterly dividend of $0.59375 on each share of the company's $2.375 convertible preferred stock, payable on August 15 to holders of record as of August 1. O-I is the largest manufacturer of glass containers in the United States, North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand and China, and one of the largest in Europe. O-I is also a worldwide manufacturer of plastics packaging with operations in North America, South America, Australia, Europe and Asia. Plastics packaging products manufactured by O-I include containers, closures, and prescription containers.

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