Anchor Hocking History
Founded in 1905 in Lancaster, OH
1905 Anchor was founded as Hocking Glass Company
First Automated Press Glass Machine
1924 Anchor Factory investments and innovation with the first automated press glass machine which helped carry the company through the great depression.
Anchor purchases Turner Glass Company
1931 Anchor purchases Turner Glass Company and develops the no deposit no return bottle.
Hocking merges to become Anchor Hocking Inc.
Royal Ruby Glass Introduced
Anchor introduces Royal Ruby glass including this purely art deco ball jug. Sold in vast numbers it becomes known as depression glass.
Fire King Brand Introduced
Anchor introduces Fire King brand, guaranteed to be attractive, durable and inexpensive.
Anchor introduces Jade-ite. Bake n serve, heat proof glass that is highly collectable today.
Anchor Hocking sales reach $150M
Anchor acquires Phoenix Glass Company
Anchor acquires Phoenix Glass Company and expands its assortment to include candle lighting and spirit bottles.
Monomoy Capital acquires Anchor Hocking
Launches Partnership with Stolzle
Launches long term partnership with Stolzle for its Consumer and Foodservice markets.
Anchor Hocking Merges with Oneida
2012, Anchor Hocking merges with Oneida Ltd to form EveryWare Global Inc.