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For more than 165 years, we’ve been collaborating with customers to solve tough technology challenges with products that transform people’s lives.

Our Company

Who We Are. What We Do.

Who We Are. What We Do.

Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science, with a 166-year track record of life-changing inventions. Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramics science, and optical physics, along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities, to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people's lives. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in RD&E, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and deep, trust-based relationships with customers who are global leaders in their industries.

Corning's capabilities are versatile and synergistic, which allows the company to evolve to meet changing market needs, while also helping our customers capture new opportunities in dynamic industries. Today, Corning's markets include optical communications, mobile consumer electronics, display technology, automotive, and life sciences vessels. Corning's industry-leading products include damage-resistant cover glass for mobile devices; precision glass for advanced displays; optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions for state-of-the-art communications networks; trusted products to accelerate drug discovery and delivery; and clean-air technologies for cars and trucks.

Wendell P. Weeks, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

"This is a company that is built to last…a company that continually produces innovations that enhance people’s lives and transform industries… a company that rewards its shareholders with stability, a reliable dividend, and the opportunity for explosive growth from successful new products. But most importantly, this is a company that always lives its values and makes a real difference in the world.”

Read more about Our Leadership team at Corning.