Corning listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review Glass Factory Directory Issue

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 145,152,154,156, 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. (Tel. 607-962-5011)

Factories at Corning and Big Flats, N. Y.; Albion, Mich.; Bradford, Pa.; Central Falls, R. I.; Charleroi, Pa.; Danville, Ky.; Greencastle, Pa.; Greenville, Ohio; Harrodsburg, Ky.; Muskogee, Okla.; Martinsburg, Parkersburg and Paden City, W. Va.; Wellsboro, Pa.; Danville, Va.; Raleigh, N. C.; Bluffton, Ind.

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. Greenville plant, 2 continuous tanks. Fall Brook plant, Corning, 5 continuous tanks. Harrodsburg plant, 9 continuous tanks. Main plant, Corning, 2 furnaces, 32 pots; 10 continuous tanks; 2 day tanks. Martinsburg plant, 1 continuous tank. Muskogee plant, 2 continuous tanks. Parkersburg plant, 2 continuous tanks. Pilot Plant 2, Corning, 1 continuous tank. Pressware Plant, Corning, 2 continuous tanks. Refractories plant, Corning (manufacturing special refractories). Wellsboro, 2 continuous tanks. Danville, Va., 4 continuous tanks; Bluffton, 1 tank.

William C. Decker, chairman of the executive committee; Amory Houghton, Jr., chairman of the board; R. Lee Waterman, president; LeRoy A. Amylon, staff vice-president; F. E. Behm, vice-president and general manager, Lamp Products Division; A. W. Dawson, vice-president and general manager, Television Products Division; M. H. Hunt, vice-president and general manager, Electronic Products Division; William H. Armistead, vice president and director, Technical Staffs; Paul T. Clark, vice-president and general manager, Technical Products Division; Arthur W. Weber, vice president and director, Manufacturing Services; F. Philip Hunt, vice president and director, Industrial Relations; Thomas S. Wood, Jr., vice-president and director of purchases; Thomas Waaland, treasurer; Robert W. Foster, controller; Frederick H. Knight, secretary.

"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. "Pyroceram" products: sealing cements, nose cones, cooking ware, beverage makers, dinnerware of glass ceramic materials. "Corning Ware" brand products: cooking ware, beverage makers. "Centura" brand products: dinnerware. Chemcor process.


Corning Glass Works of Canada, Ltd., 135 Vanderhoof Ave., Toronto 17, Ont., Canada (Tel. 416-421-1500). Factory: Leaside, Ontario).

A. W. Dawson, president; T. M. Gillan, vice-president and sales manager; F. H. Knight, secretary; C. H. Kruidenier, treasurer; R. W. Foster, assistant treasurer; D. A. Shepherd, plant manager; T. M. Gillan, sales manager; P. J. H. Rowland, purchasing agent. 1 ceramic kiln, 1 decorating kiln. Baking and cooking ware, colored, decorated dinnerware. Machinemade, blown and pressed, opal, nursers. Pyrex and and Corning Ware.


Keywords:Corning Glass Works
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:July 5, 2012 by: Bob Stahr;