Corning listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Year Book and Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 151,160,162, col. 1



In this section are manufacturers of lime, flint and special glass, both pressed and blown, for all purposes.

Product classification listings follow immediately after the factory listings.

Corning Glass Works, Corning, N. Y. (Corning 2-5011) Plants at Corning, N. Y.; Albion, Mich.; Bradford, Pa.; Central Falls, R. I.; Charleroi, Pa.; Danville, Ky.; Harrodsburg, Ky.; Muskogee, Okla.; Parkersburg, W. Va.; Wellsboro, Pa.

Albion plant, 2 continuous tanks. Bradford plant (a metalizing plant). Central Falls plant, 3 continuous tanks. Charleroi plant, 6 continuous tanks, 1 day tank. Danville plant, 2 continuous tanks. Fall Brook plant, Corning, 5 continuous tanks. Harrodsburg plant, (optical and opthalmic glass). Main plant, Corning, 2 furnaces, 32 pots; 14 continuous tanks; 4 day tanks. Muskogee plant, 1 continuous tank. Parkersburg plant, 2 continuous tanks. Pressware Plant, Corning, 2 continuous tanks. Refractories plant, Corning (manufactures special refractories). Wellsboro, 2 continuous tanks.

Amory Houghton, chairman of the board of directors; Glen W. Cole, vice chairman of the board; William C. Decker, president; George D. Macbeth, vice president and controller; Frederick H. Knight, secretary; Thomas Waaland, vice president and director of industrial relations; Charles D. LaFollette, vice president, director of sales and treasurer; Frank S. Conable, director of purchases.

"Pyrex" brand products; ovenware, Flameware, 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 for lamp, radio, X-ray, and television; fluorescent and thermometer tubing, optical and opthalmic glass, signal ware for railroad, marine, traffic, and aviation use, filter glasses, tumblers, tempered table ware, commercial and residential illuminating glassware, street lighting globes, gauge glasses, capacitors, resistors, and other electronic components; dosimeters, atomic radiation shielding windows; photosensitive glasses. "Steuben" products: tableware, artware. "Vycor" brand products: industrial, laboratory and pharmaceutical ware, precision finished glassware, ultraviolet transmitting glass.


Corning Glass Works of Canada, Ltd., Leasdie, Ont., Canada.

W. C. Decker, president; John Carter, vice president; F. H. Knight, secretary; C. H. Kruidenier, treasurer; H. C. Bates, general manager; A. P. Ratcliffe, purchasing agent; G. L. Williamson, chemist. 1 continuous tank, 2 rings. 5 machines. Mouldmaking shop. Baking and cooking ware, colored, decorated, dinnerware, illuminating, machine-made, blown and pressed, opal, nursers. Pyrex and Crown ware.


Keywords:Corning Glass Works
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:August 8, 2011 by: Bob Stahr;