Corning listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 61,66,68,70, 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 fur., 32 pots, 14 con. and 4 day tanks; Albion, Mich., plant: 2 con. tanks; Bradford, Pa., plant: (a metalizing plant); Central Falls, R. I., plant: 3 con. tanks; Charleroi, Pa., plant: 6 con. and 1 day tank; Danville, Ky., plant: 2 con. tanks; Fall Brook plant, Corning, N. Y.: 5 con. tanks; Harrodsburg, Ky., plant: (optical and opthalmic glass); Leaside plant, Ont., Canada: 1 con. tank; Muskogee, Okla., plant: 1 con. tank; Parkersburg, W. Va., plant: 2 con. tanks; Pressware plant, Corning, N. Y.: 2 con. tanks; Refractories plant, Corning, N. Y.: (manufactures special refractories); Wellsboro, Pa., plant: 2 con. tanks. Amory Houghton, Ch. of Board of Dir; Glen W. Cole, V. Chr. of Board of Dir.; William C. Decker, Pres.; George D. Macbeth, V.P.-Controller; Frederick H. Knight, Secy; Thomas Waaland, V.P., Dir. of Sales-Treas.; Frank S. Conable, Dir. of Pur. "Pyrex" brand products: ovenware, Flameware, coffee-maker bowls; laboratory; pharmaceutical, 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 tempered table ware; commerical and residential illuminating glassware; street lighting globes; gauge glasses; capacitors, resistors, and other electronic components; dosimeters, atomic radiation shielding windows; photosensitive glasses. "Steuben" products: table ware, art ware. "Vycor" products: industrial, laboratory and pharmaceutical ware; precision finished glassware; ultraviolet transmitting glass.


Keywords:Corning Glass Works
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Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:September 30, 2011 by: Bob Stahr;