Corning Glass Works listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Year Book and Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 105,109-110, 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 each company and the names of its officers will be found the factory capacity and the kinds of ware made.

A brief classification of the 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.; Central Falls, R. I.; Charleroi, Pa., and Elwood, Ind.

Corning, 5 furnaces, 52 pots; 12 continuous tanks. Steuben division, 2 furnaces, 34 pots. Wellsboro, 2 continuous tanks. Fall Brook division, Corning, 2 tanks. Central Falls, 4 continuous tanks. Charleroi, 1 furnace, 16 pots; 12 continuous tanks. Elwood, 5 continuous tanks. Amory Houghton, president; Geo. D. Macbeth, vice president in charge of manufacturing and research; Glen W. Cole, vice president in charge of finance and sales; William H. Curtiss, vice president and secretary; James L. Peden, vice president and director of sales; Paul W. Jenkins, vice president and assistant director of sales; Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., vice president; William C. Decker, treasurer. "Pyrex" products: Baking dishes, coffee-maker bowls, laboratory ware, pharmaceutical ware, industrial ware, insulators, gauge glasses, tubing cylinders, special technical ware. "Corning" products: Bulbs, tubing, thermometer tubing, optical ware, and signal ware for railroad, marine and aviation use, gasoline cylinders; "Corex" glass and special light filter glasses. "Steuben" products: Tableware, tumblers, goblets, art ware, bowls, vases, and "Macbeth" products: Commercial and residential lighting fixture glassware, railway signal glassware, automobile headlight lenses, miscellaneous automobile glassware, street lighting globes, gasoline and oil pump cylinders, lubricator glasses, miners' safety lamp glasses, lamp shades and bases, opal advertizing globes, lamp chimneys, lantern globes, gas globes, tumblers, pressed table glassware.


Keywords:Corning Glass Works
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:December 15, 2009 by: David Wiecek;