Anchor Hocking

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Plant #44 in Monaca, Pennsylvania.

Anchor Hocking Glass Corporation is a manufacturer of glassware that is part of the Ardagh Group.[1] The Hocking Glass Company was founded in 1905 by Isaac Jacob (Ike) Collinsi in Lancaster, Ohio and named for the Hocking River.[2][3]

That company merged with the AnchorCap and Closure Corporations in 1937.[4] From 1937-1983 the company operated the oldest glass manufacturing facility in the United States, established in 1863, in Salem, New Jersey.[1] Plant #44 is located in Monaca, Pennsylvania. It also had facilities in Elmira, New York and Streator, Illinois

The first glassware produced as Anchor Hocking Glass Company was Royal Ruby in 1939. In addition Royal Ruby Glass, Anchor Hocking produced Forest Green Glass, Fire King and Anchor Ovenware.

The company was the sponsor of the radio drama "Casey, Crime Photographer."

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