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Mike Jacobson


What does a feederman do?

As a feederman, Mike monitors and oversees the operation of the forming machine and forehearth operation. He maintains the production of 645 bottles per minute. While performing maintenance on the machine, a feederman has to be able to physically withstand the heat, as each bottle is about 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit once formed.

Did you know…?

Glass occurs naturally in nature; and here at O-I, we craft it into the container you enjoy a beer from. Glass is 100% recyclable and can be recycled endlessly without loss in quality or purity – something few food and beverage packaging options can claim.