Corning listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 63,70,72,74,76, col. 1



The following factories are devoted to the manufacture of pressed and blown ware, plain tumblers, stem ware and bar goods, cut glass and tubing, lamp chimneys, globes, electrical goods, etc.


Corning Glass Works, Corning; Main plant, Corning, N. Y.: 2 furnaces, 32 pots, 9 continuous tanks, 11 day tanks; Pressware plant, Corning, N. Y.: 2 continuous tanks; Fall Brook plant, Corning, N. Y.: 4 continuous tanks; Pot and Clay plant, Corning, N. Y. (manufactures special refractories); Wellsboro, Pa., plant: 2 continuous tanks; Charleroi, Pa. plant: 9 continuous tanks, 3 day tanks; Central Falls, R. I., plant: 2 continuous tanks; Parkersburg, W. Va., plant: 1 continuous tank; Leaside, Canada, plant: 1 continuous tank; Muskogee, Okla., plant: 1 continuous tank; Bradford, Pa., plant (a finishing plant). Amory Houghton, chmn. of board of directors; Dr. Eugene C. Sullivan, hon. vice-chairman of board of directors and director of research; Glen W. Cole, vice-chairman of board of directors; Wm. C. Decker, president; George D. Macbeth, v. p. and controller; Wm. H. Curtiss, v. p. and secretary; Charles D. LaFollette, v. p., director of sales and treasurer; Eugene W. Ritter, v. p.; Harry M. Hosier, v. p. and director in charge of industrial relations; Dr. Jesse T. Littleton, v. p. and director of research; Wm. C. Taylor, v. p. and director of Glass Technology; John L. Ward, manager electrical products division; Russell Brittingham, mgr. technical products division; B. S. Pierson, manager consumer products division; Frank S. Conable, purchasing agent. Pyrex brand products: ovenware, flameware, teapots, coffee-maker bowls, battery jars, vacuum bottle liners, laboratory ware, pharmaceutical ware, industrial ware, insulators, fritted glass filters, gauge glasses, tubing, piping for food and chemical industries, cylinders, color filters, lantern globes, precision finished glassware, and special technical ware. Corning brand products: opthalmic glass, photosensitive glass, bulbs, tubing, thermometer tubing, optical ware, signal ware for railroad, marine, traffic and aviation uses, filter glasses, premium glassware, tumblers, pressed tableware, messware, and Christmas tree ornaments. Macbeth brand products: commerical and residential illuminating glassware, street lighting globes, gasoline and oil pump cylinders, miners' safety lamp glasses, lamp shades and parts, opal advertising globes, lamp chimneys, lantern globes, gauge glasses. Steuben brand products: tableware, art ware, architectural ware; and Vycor brand products consist of: industrial ware, laboratory and pharmaceutical ware, precision finished glassware, and ultraviolet transmitting glass.


Keywords:Corning Glass Works
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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:August 23, 2011 by: Bob Stahr;