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As the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, Corning invents, makes, and sells keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications, and life sciences.

With a track record of more than 160 years and a sustained investment in R&D, Corning’s life-enhancing innovations deliver extraordinary benefits to everyday products.

Corning is constantly driving the next wave of cutting-edge technologies, across our five business segments and around the globe.

Today, Corning is a global leader in five vital market segments:

  • Display Technologies – glass substrates for LCD flat panel televisions, computer monitors, laptops, and other consumer electronics
  • Environmental Technologies – ceramic substrates and diesel filters for emission control systems
  • Telecommunications – optical fiber, cable, and hardware and equipment for telephone and Internet communication networks
  • Life Sciences – glass and plastic labware, as well as label-free technology, media, and reagents for cell culture, genomics, and bioprocessing applications
  • Specialty Materials – cover glass for consumer electronics, advanced optics, and specialty glass solutions for a number of industries