Corning listing

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Glass Factory Year Book and Directory

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 127,131,132, col. 1




Pressed and Blown Ware Plants in the United

States and Canada.


On the following pages will be found the companies manufacturing lime, flint and special glass, both pressed and blown, for all purposes. After the name of the company and the names of its officers will be found the factory capacity and the kinds of ware made.

A brief classification of principal products giving merely the name and location of companies also is included. Also appended is a list of glass decorators, including independent shops as well as manufacturers operating decorating departments.

Corning Glass Works, Corning, N. Y. Plants at Corning, N. Y.; Wellsboro, Pa.; Central Falls, R. I., Bradford, Pa.; Parkersburg, W. Va.

Corning, 3 furnaces, 50 pots; 9 continuous tanks; 11 day tanks. Pressware Plant, Corning, 2 continuous tanks. Fall Brook Division, Corning, 4 continuous tanks. Pot and Clay plant, Corning (manufactures special refractories). Wellsboro, 2 continuous tanks. Central Falls, 2 continuous tanks. Charleroi, 9 continuous tanks; 3 day tanks. Bradford plant (a metalizing plant). Parkersburg Plant (a finishing plant). Amory Houghton, chairman of board of directors; Glen W. Cole, president; George D. Macbeth, executive vice president and controller; William H. Curtiss, vice president and secretary; William C. Decker, vice president and general manager of bulb and tubing division; Harry M. Hosier, vice president in charge of industrial relations; Charles D. LaFollette, vice president and director of sales; John L. Ward, treasurer; Frank S. Conable, purchasing agent. "Pyrex" brand products: ovenware, flameware, teapots, coffee-maker bowls, laboratory ware, pharmaceutical ware, industrial ware, insulators, gauge glasses, tubing, piping, cylinders, filter glasses, lantern globes, and special technical ware. "Corning" brand products: bulbs, tubing, thermometer tubing, optical ware, signal ware for railroad, marine, traffic, and aviation use, filter glasses, tumblers, pressed tableware. "Macbeth" brand products: commercial and residential illuminating glassware, street lighting globes, gasoline and oil pump cylinders, miners' safety lamp glasses, lamp shades and parts, opal advertizing globes, lamp chimneys, lantern globes, gauge glasses. "Steuben" brand products: tableware, art ware, architectural ware. "Vycor" brand products: industrial, laboratory and pharmaceutical ware, precision finished glassware, ultraviolet transmitting glass.


Keywords:Corning Glass Works
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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:July 4, 2012 by: Bob Stahr;