Corning Glass Works listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Year Book and Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 89,93, col. 1




Pressed and Blown Ware Plants in the United

States and Canada.


On the following pages will be found the companies manufacturing lime and flint glassware, 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, 3 furnaces, 50 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.

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. Bulbs, tubing, lamp chimneys, railroad signal ware, globes, lenses, thermometer tubing and spectacle glass. Pyrex baking dishes, Pyrex Nursing Bottles, Pyrex teapots, Pyrex industrial ware, Pyrex chemical glassware, Pyrex insulators. "Nultra" gasoline cylinders, Pyrex radio glasses, "Corex" ultra-violet transmitting glasses, and special technical glasses.


Keywords:Corning Glass Works
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Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:January 15, 2010 by: David Wiecek;