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About Corning

About Corning

About Corning

We're improving your world, one innovation at a time

Join Corning and you’ll be a part of the company that’s the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics designed to solve our customers’ toughest problems and improve the lives of countless millions of people around the globe.

Driven by Innovation

We've been providing innovative solutions for the last 160 years. Over our long history, we've created and manufactured components for light bulbs, television tubes and cookware. We’ve developed ceramic substrates that help reduce air pollution; optical fiber and connectivity solutions that form the backbone of telecommunication networks; active-matrix liquid crystal display glass substrates that bring brilliant images to life; and cover glass that makes possible the world of touch screens.  
    
Our products change the way people live and work around the world.

Did you know?

Did you know?

  • Corning developed the glass envelope for Thomas Edison's first incandescent lamp.
  • Corning invented the fusion-draw process, in which pristine flat glass is literally formed in air.
  • In 1915, Corning invented PYREX® glass, a highly durable glass used in cookware and laboratory glass products.
  • The first low-loss optical fiber was invented by Corning in 1970.
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass helps protect the world’s coolest smartphones, tablets, PCs and TVs from everyday wear and tear.
  • Corning’s ceramic substrates form the heart of catalytic converters, which help reduce exhaust emissions by more than 95%.

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