From Toledo, Ohio, Libbey has been a high-volume glass company for a long time. Beginning in 1818, Libbey has played a significant role in pioneering glass manufacturing, being the first to automatically produce light bulbs, develop machine blown glass, create the first one piece press and blow stemware, and the first computer controlled blowing machine for stemware. Libbey definitely has experience on their side, an important factor when choosing your glassware.