Owens-Brockway glass container company will receive a $2.8 million grant to upgrade its aging glass manufacturing furnace.

The glass bottle producer located in Sennett, Cayuga County, Ney York state, USA will use the Empire State Development grant to upgrade its facility and enhance the viability of the plant.

It will rebuild and redesign an aging glass manufacturing furnac and convert it into a more sustainable furnace.

This will reduce CO2 emissions and enhance energy efficiency.

The company will also receive a $1 million Excelsior Jobs Tax Credit with the award.

The funding comes as part of New York’s Round XII of the Regional Economic Development Council Initiative.

Owens-Brockway is the former Brockway Glass Company which in 1988 merged with O-I.