Vitro S.A. de C.V., the Mexican glass company involved in flat, container and
glassware production, has announced that it is in discussions to pursue the sale
of its 51-percent stake in Vitrocrisa to Libbey Inc.
Vitrocrisa is a joint venture between Vitro and Libbey, and is a manufacturer
of glass tableware in Mexico. Currently, Libbey owns 49 percent of the company
shares and serves as Vitrocrisa's exclusive distributor in the United States and
Vitrocrisa had annual sales of $236 million in 2004.