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Published: Tuesday, 6/26/2012

Owens-Illinois gets $3M grant

BY TYREL LINKHORN
BLADE BUSINESS WRITER
O-I received a grant for research at its Perrysburg labs. O-I received a grant for research at its Perrysburg labs.
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Owens-Illinois Inc. has been awarded a $3 million state grant as part of a larger project to bulk up its global research facilities in Perrysburg.The Ohio Department of Development said the grant from the state's Third Frontier program would help Owens-Illinois create 45 jobs with an average salary of $75,000 a year. The project is also expected to create 55 contract jobs that could lead to full-time employment.

O-I spokesman Stephanie Johnston said the grant is part of a much larger investment by the bottle maker to expand its research and development capabilities.

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