O-I plant tour and luncheon – April 18, 2018
Owens-Illinois, in conjunction with PAC Packaging Consortium wants to welcome registered guests to the world of glass making at its plant in Brampton, Ont.
March 7, 2018
by Canadian Packaging staff
On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, Owens-Illinois (O-I) is opening up its glass making plant in Brampton, Ont. to showcase how one of the oldest packaging materials is made.
The event is organized by PAC Packaging Consortium.
O-I was founded more than 100 years ago, when glass pioneer Michael J. Owens invented the automatic bottle-making machine. O-I glass containers deliver many of the world’s best-known consumer products to people all around the world. With leading positions in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, the company employs 26,500 employees and has 78 manufacturing facilities in 23 countries.
Through new capabilities, new products and new ways to make glass, O-I’s expertise and global reach make it the world’s leader in glass packaging.
With more than 1,800 active patents on its proprietary technology, O-I continues to take the path less traveled, remaining dedicated to the qualities that make our products so eternal and endearing: beauty, versatility and endless sustainability.
- Companies hosting plant tours have the exclusive right to allow or deny participation in the plant tour.
- Safety shoes are required with long pants and shirts to avoid skin exposure. Please do not wear jewellery.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
10AM – Registration
10:15AM – 11:30AM – Presentation & Tour
12PM – 1:15PM – Lunch
100 West Drive
Brampton, Ont., L6T 2J5
Join over 2,400 North American members that benefit from the vast networking opportunities through PAC’s wide range of competitions, educational activities and events. PAC, Packaging Consortium is a not-for-profit corporation serving as a vital partner and catalyst for the packaging value chain for over 65 years. Join the PAC and learn more. Visit www.pac.ca.