1959 year in review; Corning Glass Co. events listed

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review Glass Factory Directory Issue

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 16-18,24, col. 1


The Year 1959 in Review

 

...a month-by-month recapitulation of the

news highlights of 1959 in the American glass

industry, as recorded in the pages of the

AMERICAN GLASS REVIEW.

April

Corning Glass Works formally opens new 28-Story skyscraper of glass in New York City, a veritable showcase of glass and glass product applications inside and out.

December

Corning Glass Works and American Flint Glass Workers' Union sign a new contract providing a wage increase of 3 1/4 per cent, with a 6 1/2 cent minimum, plus miscellaneous additional worker benefits.

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Keywords:Corning Glass Works
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:June 9, 2012 by: Bob Stahr;