Corning listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 63,68,70,72, 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, 11 con. tanks, 6 day tanks; Pressware plant, Corning, N. Y.: 2 con. tanks; Fall Brook plant, Corning, N. Y.: 5 con. tanks; Refractories plant, Corning, N. Y.; Wellsboro, Pa., plant: 2 con. tanks; Charleroi, Pa. plant: 9 con. tanks, 1 day tank; Central Falls, R. I., plant: 3 con. tanks; Parkersburg, W. Va., plant: 2 con. tanks; Leaside, Canada, plant: 1 con. tank; Muskogee, Okla., plant: 1 con. tank; Bradford, Pa., plant (a finishing plant); Albion, Mich., plant: 2 con. tanks; Danville, Ky., plant: 2 con. tanks; Harrodsburg, Ky., plant: 6 con. tanks. Amory Houghton, chmn. of board of directors; Dr. Eugene C. Sullivan, hon. chairman of board of directors; Glen W. Cole, vice chairman of board of directors; Wm. C. Decker, president; George D. Macbeth, v. p. and controller; Frederick H. Knight, secy; Charles D. LaFollette, v. p., treas., and director of sales; Ralph P. Baker, purchasing agent. Pyrex brand products: ovenware, Flameware, battery jars, vacuum bottle lines, laboratory ware, pharmaceutical ware, industrial ware, gauge glasses, tubing, piping for food and chemical industries, cylinders, color filters, lantern globes, precision finished glassware, special technical ware and other Corning brand products. Signal ware for railroad, marine, traffic, and aviation uses, television tubes, pressed tableware, and Christmas tree ornaments; illuminating glassware, gasoline and oil pump cylinders, lantern globes and lamp chimneys. Neon tubing, incandescent and fluorescent bulbs, radio and television bulbs, optical and opthalmic glass; electrically conducting glass; metallized glass parts. Steuben brand products: tableware, art ware, and Vycor brand products consisting of: industrial ware, laboratory and pharmaceutical ware, and ultraviolet transmitting glass.


Keywords:Corning Glass Works
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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:August 24, 2011 by: Bob Stahr;