The earnings release
and reconciliations of first quarter sales, Segment Operating
Profit and EPS comparisons to prior year, along with other
information, will be posted at the time of the release on the O-I
Web site, www.o-i.com , in "Latest News" and in the Investor
Relations section under "Events and Presentations."
When: Thursday, May 1, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time
Where: http://www.o-i.com (Investor Relations section) or
How: Live over the Internet: Simply log on to the Web at the address
Contact: Sasha Sekpeh
If you are unable to participate during the live Webcast, it will be archived at http://www.o-i.com . The Webcast replay will be available through Monday, June 2.
The conference call also may be accessed by dialing 1-888-733-1701 (U.S. and Canada) or 706-634-4943 (International) by 8:20 a.m. (Eastern Time) on May 1. Ask for the O-I conference call.
Millions of times a day, O-I glass containers deliver many of the world's best-known consumer products to people all around the world. With the leading position in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Latin America, O-I manufactures consumer-preferred, 100 percent recyclable glass containers that enable superior taste, purity, visual appeal and value benefits for our customers' products. Established in 1903, the company employs more than 25,000 people with 83 manufacturing facilities in 22 countries. In 2007, net sales were $7.6 billion. For more information, visit http://www.o-i.com .
"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding O-I's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.