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This interview is one of a series conducted with former employees of the Huntington Owens-Illinois, Inc. glass bottle factory. Dr. John Wallace, director of the Small Business Institute at Marshall University, discusses his views on the closing of the Owens-Illinois glass plant. In this interview, Mr. Wallace discusses his personal career history, statistics on the glass industry, and the possible reasons for the Huntington plant's shutdown. He goes into great detail about management styles in U.S. industries and around the world. He discusses theories of economic development and how those theories relate to this particular plant.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-532.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-532, Huntington, WV.