Owens-Illinois 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
August 22, 2008
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
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ITEM 2.05. COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH EXIT OR DISPOSAL ACTIVITIES
On August 22, 2008, the Company announced its decision to close its Lavington, British Columbia, glass container plant. The news release announcing this closing is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated by reference herein.
Subject to finalization of certain estimates, the Company expects to record a charge associated with the Lavington closure of approximately $36 million in the third quarter of 2008. Major components of the charge include approximately $11 million for impairment of assets and $25 million for one-time employee separation benefits and other costs related to the closing. Future cash expenditures related to the closing will be approximately $28 million.
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.