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Materials Product Brief
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O-I: Bottle for craft distillers

O-I’s Imperial premium bottle for craft distillers features a broad-shouldered frame and a wide label panel that allows high customization of various labeling techniques to give craft distillers the opportunity to easily differentiate their brand.
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O-I: O-I expands line of lightweight wine bottles

O-I’s line of 750 ml, lightweight claret and burgundy bottles is part of the O-I Lean+Green®  initiative designed to create aesthetically pleasing, durable, yet lighter weight bottles using advanced manufacturing techniques.  
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O-I: Lightweight wine bottles

O-I’s Lean+Green® line of glass wine bottles are up to 27% lighter than similar wine bottles, according to the company.
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O-I: New Orifice Size

O-I Closure & Specialty Products has introduced a new production cell and orifice size for its 33-mm Contour® hinge dispensing closure product line. The new cell provides the needed capacity to meet demand for the closure, introduced in 2004.
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O-I: Valve Dispenser

O-I will begin production of its 2.2” EasyFlow™ valve dispensing closure in the second quarter of this year. The new stock closure is designed to work on existing inverted or upright containers with either 33-400 or 38-400 neck finishes.
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O-I: Molded-in liner

O-I is in production of its molded-in FreshSeal™ XL III liner, among the world’s first closures with a molded-in barrier seal that provides gas barrier levels said to be equal to or better than foil, as tested by an independent laboratory.
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O-I: 1-piece closure

From Owens-Illinois comes the Regal™, a 1-piece closure system featuring an O-I Outside Deformable Seal (ODS) closure. Currently used to top 250-mL PET carbonated soft drink bottles in European markets, the Regal closure meets package performance tests including CO2 retention of up to 4.7 gas volumes.
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O-I: Easier lid removal

Owens-Illinois’ 70mm, 70G finish stock closure includes a sidewall for easy removal of the lid from widemouth jars of salad dressing, peanut butter, mayonnaise, or fresh seafood products.
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O-I: Motor oil closure

The latest stock closure for 1-gal motor oil containers has reduced filling line maintenance costs for makers of major commercial brands, says Owens-Illinois Closure, the maker of the closure.
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O-I: 300-oz container

Owens-Illinois introduces its 300-oz stock package and assembled tap with potential applications ranging from heavy-duty liquids to laundry detergents, pesticides, herbicides, motor oil, and vegetable oil.
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O-I: Hinged closure

Closure Inc. allows the flip lid to go back more than 170 degrees to stay out of the way of the product as it is dispensed. The closure then springs back into place at the user’s discretion.
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O-I: Plastic beer bottles

A new family of stock PET beer bottles from Owens-Illinois (Toledo, OH) has a premium look, but not a premium price, company says. Standard stock bottles are available in 16-oz long-neck and heritage-style designs.
Machine Product Brief
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O-I: Protected pump sprayer

The protected internal piston of the O-I Easy Pump Sprayer from Owens-Illinois (Toledo, OH) is 1.491” tall and is ergonomically superior to other designs, company says.
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O-I: PET barrier material

The SurShield™ barrier from Owens-Illinois Plastics Group (Toledo, OH) is 35% to 45% more effective at preventing the permeation of carbon dioxide compared to previous barrier formulations, company says.
Controls Product Brief
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Multifunction controller

The Model OI100 from Hyde Park Electronics (Dayton, OH) combines a PLC, programmable limit switch, data entry keyboard and message center into one controller.