Date: 26 December 2004
For 109 years, the company made glass bottles, including beer bottles for Pittsburgh Brewing Co. and Yuengling Brewery.
Anchor Glass Container Corp., the nation's third-largest bottler, shuttered its South Connellsville, Fayette County, plant on Nov. 4, leaving approximately 300 employees without jobs.
Lenox Crystal closed its Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland County, plant on Jan. 31, 2002, leaving 158 people without jobs. The plant manufactured crystal stemware and gift items under the Lenox and Gorham brands.