Owens-Illinois, Inc. manufactures and distributes glass and plastic packaging products. It operates through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells glass container products primarily in Europe, North America, South America, and the Asia Pacific. These four segments are aligned with the company's' internal approach to managing, reporting, and evaluating performance of its global glass operations. These include licensing, equipment manufacturing, global engineering, and non-glass equity investments. The company produces glass containers for alcoholic beverages, including beer, flavored malt beverages, spirits and wine. It also produces glass packaging for a variety of food items, soft drinks, teas, juices and pharmaceuticals. The company manufactures glass containers in a wide range of sizes, shapes and colors and is active in new product development and glass container innovation. Owens-Illinois was founded by Michael J. Owens in 1903 and is headquartered in Perrysburg, OH.