Events in the Glass Industry for 1941; Corning events listed

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Year Book and Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 168-172, col. 1


Outstanding Events In Glass Industry

Of the Nation During the Year 1941


APRIL

Corning Glass Works begins work on another new building at Corning, N. Y., plant which would add 70,000 square feet of floor space. Also CGW dedicates its new laboratory building and honors Dr. E. S. Sullivan.

MAY

Fluorescent tubing made for first time at Corning Glass Works as firm enters new field, using plant where fiber glass was made formerly.

Corning Glass elects Glen Cole president as Amory Houghton becomes chairman of the board after more than 10 years as president.

SEPTEMBER

Alanson Houghton, one-time ambassador to bot Great Britain and to Germany, and who was president of Corning Glass Works from 1910 until 1918 dies at his Summer home in New England, age 78.

DECEMBER

Glass trial continues until December 19 when it adjourns for holidays. Corning, Hazel-Atlas and Owens-Illinois men testify when Hartford defense is interrupted by death of W. J. Belknap, of Detroit, member of Hartford counsel and a brother of O-I vice president C. B. Belknap.

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Keywords:Corning Glass Works
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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:September 27, 2010 by: Bob Stahr;