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Document Type 8-K
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date Dec. 19, 2019
Entity File Number 1-9576
Entity Registrant Name OWENS-ILLINOIS, INC.
Entity Central Index Key 0000812074
Entity Tax Identification Number 22-2781933
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE
Entity Address, Address Line One One Michael Owens Way
Entity Address, City or Town Perrysburg
Entity Address, State or Province OH
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 43551-2999
City Area Code 567
Local Phone Number 336-5000
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Owens Illinois Group Inc  
Document Information [Line Items]  
Document Type 8-K
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date Dec. 19, 2019
Entity File Number 33-13061
Entity Registrant Name OWENS-ILLINOIS GROUP, INC.
Entity Central Index Key 0000812233
Entity Tax Identification Number 34-1559348
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE
Entity Address, Address Line One One Michael Owens Way
Entity Address, City or Town Perrysburg
Entity Address, State or Province OH
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 43551-2999
City Area Code 567
Local Phone Number 336-5000
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Title of 12(b) Security Common stock, $.01 par value per share
Trading Symbol OI
Security Exchange Name NYSE
Entity Emerging Growth Company false