Corning listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review Glass Factory Directory Issue

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 155,164,166, col. 1

Manufacturers of

Tableware, Industrial,

Laboratory Glass, Etc.


The following detailed listings include manufacturers of lime, flint and special glass both pressed and blown. Factory listings by product follow the factory data section.

Corning Glass Works, Corning, N. Y. (Corning 2-5011) Factories 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 (electronic components). 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). Leaside plant, Ont., Canada, 1 continuous tank. Main plant, Corning, 2 furnaces, 32 pots; 11 continuous tanks; 3 day tanks. Muskogee plant, 1 continuous tank. Parkersburg plant, 2 continuous tanks. Pilot Plant 2, Corning, 1 continuous tank. Pressware Plant, Corning, 2 continuous tanks. Refractories plant, Corning (manufactures special refractories). Wellsboro, 2 continuous tanks.

Amory Houghton, 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; Russell Brittingham, vice-president and director of purchases; J. L. Hanigan, vice-president and general manager, Electrical Products Division; John Carter, vice-president and general manager, New Products Division; R. Lee Waterman, vice-president and general manager, Consumer Products Division; John F. G. Hicks, vice-president and general manager, International Division; W. H. Armistead, vice-president and director of Research and Development.

"Pyrex" brand products; ovenware, range-top ware, coffee maker bowls; dinnerware, laboratory ware, pharmaceutical, industrial ware, gauge glasses, tubing, piping, cylinders, and special technical ware. "Corning" brand products: bulbs for lamp, radio, X-ray, and television; fluorescent and thermometer tubing, optical and opthalmic glass, laboratory and pharmaceutical ware; signal ware for railroad, marine, traffic, and aviation use, filter glasses, tumblers, commercial and residential illuminating glassware, street lighting globes, dinnerware, capacitors, resistors, and other electronic components; atomic radiation shielding windows; photosensitive glasses. "Steuben" products: table glass, artware. "Vycor" brand products: industrial, laboratory and pharmaceutical ware, precision finished glassware, ultraviolet transmitting glass.


Corning Glass Works of Canada, Ltd., Vanderhoof Ave., Leasdie, Ont., Canada (MA 0416).

W. C. Decker, president; R. L. Waterman, vice president; F. H. Knight, secretary; C. H. Kruidenier, treasurer; R. M. Clifford, general manager; J. M. Bredfeld, sales manager. 1 continuous tank, 2 rings. 5 machines. Mouldmaking shop. Baking and cooking ware, colored, decorated, dinnerware, illuminating, machinemade, blown and pressed, opal, nursers. Pyrex and Crown ware.


Keywords:Corning Glass Works
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:April 24, 2012 by: Bob Stahr;