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By Jim Destefani / July 30, 2013

Owens-Illinois second quarter profits were down 0.8 percent from the same period last year due mainly to a decline in beer sales. Global volumes were down 1 percent, and any gains resulting from increased wine sales were offset by lower beer markets, the company says. Operating profits in Europe and Asia Pacific were higher, primarily…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / December 27, 2012

• Vitro has started the process to recover $1.59 billion damages (PDF) caused by lawsuits filed to put Vitro into involuntary bankruptcy, which were dismissed on appeal. The amount claimed corresponds to 20 percent of the total amount claimed at the time by the so-called vulture funds from each of the companies in those proceedings.…

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