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Owens Illinois will be one of the Glass Pack 2017 key players

Owens Illinois will be one of the Glass Pack 2017 key players

O-I to take part in Glass Pack 2017, exhibition dedicated to glass packaging.

O-I (Owens-Illinois), the world’s largest glass container manufacturer, is to take part in the first edition of Glass Pack, an exhibition dedicated to the production, distribution and design of glass containers for the food and beverage industry, taking place on June 8th at the Pordenone Fair.

During the opening conference, Riccardo Gobbis, O-I Manufacturing Leader South East Europe, who will speak on “How a global company can contribute to the development of the territory”. His presentation will cover the challenges and opportunities of glass as a packaging material, with a focus on production innovation, on the market and on circular economy.

O-I will also be present at the exhibition with its own stand (Hall 5, B32-C31), where it will exhibit a range of high quality products and welcome food and beverage professionals. Following significant investment in Italy, O-I will demonstrate its dynamic, customer-centric approach as a reliable supplier and partner ready to provide innovative solutions to aid the growth of current and potential customers.

“We are glad to take part in the first edition of Glass Pack, as it represents a new and important opportunity for all the players operating in the glass industry,” said Giovanni Saudati, Sales Director O-I Italy. “We are looking forward to meeting the operators of the industry to discuss their challenges in an increasingly competitive and complex global market in order to better understand the needs of our customers. Our mission is to provide them with state-of-the-art packaging solutions that respond to those needs both in terms of design and environmental sustainability.”

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About O-I

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) is the world’s largest glass container manufacturer and preferred partner for many of the world’s leading food and beverage brands. The Company had revenues of $6.7 billion in 2016 and employs more than 27,000 people at 79 plants in 23 countries. With global headquarters in Perrysburg, Ohio, O-I delivers safe, sustainable, pure, iconic, brand-building glass packaging to a growing global marketplace. For more information, visit www.o-i.com.

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