The glass is half full for Owens Corning (OI -1.2%
) with soda companies (KO
) continuing to see demand for glass bottle products increase at a faster rate
than plastic ones. Though glass bottles only account for 2% of soda drink sales, the niche had higher profit margins while boosting sales at a respectable 4.5% clip last year. All three major soda companies say they will try moving more brands to glass.