Corning Glass Works listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Year Book and Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 111,115, col. 1




Pressed and Blown Ware Plants in the United

States and Canada.


On the following pages will be found the companies manufacturing lime, flint and special glass, both pressed and blown, for all purposes. After the name of the company and the names of its officers will be found the factory capacity and the kinds of ware made.

A brief classification of principal products giving merely the name and location of companies also is included. Also appended is a list of glass decorators, including independent shops as well as manufacturers operating decorating departments.

Corning Glass Works, Corning, N. Y. Plants at Corning, N. Y.; Wellsboro, Pa., and Central Falls, R. I.

Corning, 5 furnaces, 52 pots; 10 continuous tanks. Steuben division, 2 furnaces, 34 pots. Wellsboro, 2 continuous tanks. Fall Brook division, Corning, 2 tanks. Central Falls, 4 continuous tanks. Amory Houghton, president; George B. Hollister, Arthur L. Day, W. H. Curtiss, vice presidents; John L. Thomas, secretary and treasurer; C. E. Githler, production manager; Glen W. Cole, manager of manufacturing. "Pyrex" products: Baking dishes, coffee-maker bowls, nursing bottles, laboratory ware, pharmaceutical ware, industrial ware, insulators, lantern globes, font glasses, gauge glasses, tubing cylinders, sheets, and special technical ware, battery jars. "Corning" products: bulbs, tubing, thermometer tubing, optical ware, and signal ware for railroad, marine and aviation use; glass insulating material, glass yarns, air filters, chemical filters. "Steuben" products: Tableware, tumblers, goblets, art ware, globes, opal ware, and architectural ware.


Keywords:Corning Glass Works
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:December 14, 2009 by: David Wiecek;