Corning’s Keene, New Hampshire Manufacturing Facility Receives L-3 Supplier Excellence Award

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Corning’s Keene, New Hampshire Manufacturing Facility Receives L-3 Supplier Excellence Award
Corning’s Keene, New Hampshire Manufacturing Facility Receives L-3 Supplier Excellence Award

Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced today that its Keene, New Hampshire manufacturing facility recently received the 2015 Supplier Excellence Award from L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.

Chosen from hundreds of suppliers, it was Corning’s role in solving an especially challenging technical problem that resulted in the achievement. The award was recently presented by L-3 Communications to Corning officials at the Keene facility.

“On behalf of our dedicated Keene employees, we are very pleased to receive this award from L-3 Communications,” said Michael Crisp, Keene plant manager, Corning Incorporated. “Our work in Keene is always focused on solving our customer’s toughest optical challenges. We look forward to continuing to support L-3 Communications as a valued customer.”

L-3 is a prime contractor in aerospace systems. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms.

Corning’s Keene manufacturing facility is a leading producer of electro-optical assemblies and systems. The facility has been serving the optics and aerospace and defense industries for nearly 30 years and is integral in implementing Corning’s core technology in optical physics and advanced electro-optical and infrared systems development to pursue market opportunities.

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About Corning Incorporated
Corning ( is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. Corning’s businesses and markets are constantly evolving. Today, Corning’s products enable diverse industries such as consumer electronics, telecommunications, transportation, and life sciences. They include damage-resistant cover glass for smartphones and tablets; precision glass for advanced displays; optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions for high-speed communications networks; trusted products that accelerate drug discovery and manufacturing; and emissions-control products for cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles.