Corning Glass Works listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Year Book and Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 127,131-132, 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. and Charleroi, Pa.

Corning, 3 furnaces, 50 pots; 9 continuous tanks; 11 day tanks. Pressware plant, Corning, 2 continuous tanks. Fall Brook Division, Corning, 3 continuous tanks. Wellsboro, 2 continuous tanks. Central Falls, 2 continuous tanks. Charleroi, 1 furnace, 16 pots; 7 continuous tanks; 4 day tanks. Amory Houghton, chairman of board of directors; Glen W. Cole, president; George D. Macbeth, executive vice president; William H. Curtiss, vice president and secretary; James L. Peden, vice president and director of sales; Paul W. Jenkins, vice president and general manager of Macbeth-Evans Division; William C. Decker, vice president and general manager of bulb and tubing division; Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., vice president; Charles D. LaFollette, treasurer; John L. Ward, comptroller. "Pyrex" brand products: ovenware, flameware, teapots, coffee-maker bowls, laboratory ware, pharmaceutical ware, industrial ware, insulators, gauge glasses, tubing, piping, cylinders, filter glasses, lantern globes, and special technical ware. "Corning" brand products: bulbs, tubing, thermometer tubing, optical ware, signal ware for railroad, marine, traffic, and aviation use, filter glasses, Christmas tree ornaments, tumblers, pressed tableware. "Macbeth" brand products: commercial and residential illuminating glassware, street lighting globes, gasoline and oil pump cylinders, miners' safety lamp glasses, lamp shades and parts, opal advertizing globes, lamp chimneys, lantern globes, gauge glasses. "Steuben" brand products: tableware, art ware, architectural ware. "Vycor" brand products: industrial ware, laboratory and pharmaceutical ware, and filter glasses.


Keywords:Corning Glass Works
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:December 16, 2009 by: David Wiecek;