Publication: Glass Factory Year Book and Directory
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
AND GENERAL FLINT
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.; Central Falls, R. I.; Charleroi, Pa., and Elwood, Ind.
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; Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., vice president in charge of sales and finance; George D. Macbeth, vice president in charge of manufacturing and research; William H. Curtiss, vice president and secretary; Glen W. Cole, vice president in charge of production; James L. Peden, vice president in charge of Corning sales; Paul W. Jenkins, vice president in charge of Macbeth sales; 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, construction units. "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; gasoline cylinders; "Corex" glass and special technical glasses. "Steuben" products: Tableware, tumblers, goblets, art ware, globes, opal ware, and architectural ware.
|Keywords:||Corning Glass Works|
|Date completed:||January 15, 2010 by: David Wiecek;|