Owens-Illinois Announces First Quarter Earnings Conference Call

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Owens-Illinois, Inc.

    TOLEDO, Ohio, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc., (NYSE:   OI)
 today announced that it expects to issue a news release announcing first
 quarter 2001 financial results after 5 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Tuesday,
 April 24.  The company will hold a conference call on Wednesday, April 25, at
 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time) to discuss these financial results.
     A live webcast and a replay of the conference call will be available on
 the Internet at the Owens-Illinois web site ( www.o-i.com ).
     The conference call also may be accessed by dialing 888-733-1701 (U.S. and
 Canada) or 706-634-4943 (International) by 8:20 a.m. (Eastern Time) on
 April 25. Ask for the Owens-Illinois conference call.
     A replay of the call will be available from approximately 11:30 a.m.
 (Eastern Time) on April 25 through May 4. In addition to the Owens-Illinois
 web site, the replay also may be accessed by dialing 800-642-1687 (U.S. and
 Canada) or 706-645-9291 (International).  The conference ID number to access
 the replay is 670907.
     Owens-Illinois is the largest manufacturer of glass containers in North
 America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, and China, and one of the
 largest in Europe. The company also is a worldwide manufacturer of plastics
 packaging, with operations in North America, South America, Australia, Europe,
 and Asia.  Plastics packaging products manufactured by O-I include containers,
 closures, and prescription containers.
     Copies of Owens-Illinois news releases are available at the Owens-Illinois
 web site at www.o-i.com ; or at www.prnewswire.com ; or by fax at Company News
 on Call, 800-758-5804, Extension 117254.  To contact Owens-Illinois investor
 relations, dial 419-247-2400.
 
 

SOURCE Owens-Illinois, Inc.
    TOLEDO, Ohio, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc., (NYSE:   OI)
 today announced that it expects to issue a news release announcing first
 quarter 2001 financial results after 5 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Tuesday,
 April 24.  The company will hold a conference call on Wednesday, April 25, at
 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time) to discuss these financial results.
     A live webcast and a replay of the conference call will be available on
 the Internet at the Owens-Illinois web site ( www.o-i.com ).
     The conference call also may be accessed by dialing 888-733-1701 (U.S. and
 Canada) or 706-634-4943 (International) by 8:20 a.m. (Eastern Time) on
 April 25. Ask for the Owens-Illinois conference call.
     A replay of the call will be available from approximately 11:30 a.m.
 (Eastern Time) on April 25 through May 4. In addition to the Owens-Illinois
 web site, the replay also may be accessed by dialing 800-642-1687 (U.S. and
 Canada) or 706-645-9291 (International).  The conference ID number to access
 the replay is 670907.
     Owens-Illinois is the largest manufacturer of glass containers in North
 America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, and China, and one of the
 largest in Europe. The company also is a worldwide manufacturer of plastics
 packaging, with operations in North America, South America, Australia, Europe,
 and Asia.  Plastics packaging products manufactured by O-I include containers,
 closures, and prescription containers.
     Copies of Owens-Illinois news releases are available at the Owens-Illinois
 web site at www.o-i.com ; or at www.prnewswire.com ; or by fax at Company News
 on Call, 800-758-5804, Extension 117254.  To contact Owens-Illinois investor
 relations, dial 419-247-2400.
 
 SOURCE  Owens-Illinois, Inc.