Anchor Hocking, an American brand that stands for timeless, classic design and functional quality. Isaac J. Collins founded the Hocking Glass Company in 1905 in Lancaster, Ohio. The company name comes from the Hocking River which flows nearby. For over a hundred years Anchor Hocking has produced quality glassware in the United States. The majority of the products are manufactured at the original site in Lancaster, Ohio and Monaca, Pennsylvania.