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



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.


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.


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