Joint Venture Seeks to Upgrade Glass Sorting

Glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois Inc. (O-I), Perrysburg, Ohio, has announced plans to partner with e-Cullet, a glass processing company based in Palo Alto, Calif., to form a joint venture called Glass to Glass LLC.

According to a news release from the two companies, the joint venture will invest in glass sorting equipment that can make more high-quality recycled glass available for use in O-I plants.Owens-Illinois operates 79 plants.

“We are encouraged by the formation of this joint venture, as we believe we can improve the supply of recycled glass to our North American plants,” says Jay Scripter, vice president of regional integrated operations for O-I’s North American operations.

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Date: 21 March 2013

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