Corning listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review Glass Factory Directory Issue

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 147,154,156, 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, Houghton Park, Corning, N. Y. 14830 (Tel. 607-962-4444) Factories at Corning, Big Flats, and Erwin, N. Y.; Albion, Mich.; Bradford, Pa.; Central Falls, R. I.; Charleroi, Pa.; Danville, Ky.; Greencastle, Pa.; Greenville, Ohio; Harrodsburg, Ky.; Muskogee, and Shawnee, Okla.; Martinsburg, Parkersburg and Paden City, W. Va.; Wellsboro, Pa.; Danville, Va.; Raleigh, N. C.; Bluffton, Ind. Medfield, Mass.; Frederick, Md.; Marshall, Mich.; Sunnyvale, Calif.; Blacksburg, Va.; Buckhannon, W. Va.; Canton, N.Y.; Louisville, Ky.; Oneonta, N.Y.; Horseheads, N. Y.; Newton, N.J.; North Bergen, N. J.; Wilmington, N.C.; State College, Pa.; Provo and Orem, Utah.

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, 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.

Amory Houghton, Jr., chairman of the board; R. Lee Waterman, president; A. W. Dawson, vice-president; Thomas C. MacAvoy, vice-president; William H. Armistead, vice president; Paul T. Clark, vice-president; Oakes Ames, vice-president and controller; James R. Houghton, vice-president; F. Philip Hunt, vice-president; Henry F. Frailey, Jr., vice-president; Julian H. Allen, vice-president; Campbell Rutledge, vice-president; David E. Leibson, vice-president; Thomas Howitt, vice-president; Thomas Waaland, vice-president and treasurer; Frederick H. Knight, vice-president and secretary; Robert D. Murphy, chairman, Corning Glass International; Forrest E. Behm, president, Corning Glass International; Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., president, Steuben Glass.

"Pyrex" brand products: ovenware; range-top ware; dinnerware; laboratory ware; pharmaceutical, industrial ware; gauge glasses; tubing; piping; cylinders; 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; commercial and residential illuminating glassware; street lighting globes; 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" brand 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 brand flat glass, safety glass and glass for windshields. Blanks, lamp chimneys, lamp parts, marbles, balls and beads, opal. Photogray brand glass lens blanks and lenses for optical and opthalmic use. Pyram brand wallpanels and lathing. "The Counter That Cooks" electric cooktops; Counterange electric ranges; Cortran infrared transmitting glass and devices. Handmade blown and pressed, machine-made blown and pressed.


Corning Glass Works of Canada, Ltd., 135 Vanderhoof Ave., Toronto 17, Ont., Canada (Tel. 416-421-1500). Muskoga plant: Bracebridge, Ont.

1 continuous tank, 1 ceramic kiln, 1 decorating kiln. Machine-made baking, cooking, and serving ware, colored, decorated dinnerware. Pyrex and and Corning Ware, television bulbs.


Keywords:Corning Glass Works
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:July 19, 2012 by: Bob Stahr;