CORNING, N.Y. – Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced plans to build a state-of-the-art optical fiber manufacturing facility in Mszczonów, Poland.
“Demand on the network is at an all-time high. Along with a global surge in data traffic, users are requiring higher-performance connections,” said Dr. Bernhard Deutsch, vice president and general manager, Corning Optical Fiber and Cable. “Bandwidth demand in Europe and the surrounding regions continues to increase, notably through investments in 4G densification, 5G, fiber to the home, and data center networks.”
Corning’s Optical Communications manufacturing operations in Poland date back to 2001, when the company opened a plant in Lodz (Stryków).
“This investment underscores Corning’s commitment to support the growth plans of our customers in the region, ensuring a reliable supply of optical fiber. We are pleased to build on our two decades of successful operations in Poland, which would not be possible without the continued support of both regional and state governments in Poland,” said Deutsch.
“Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators. We are pleased the company has selected Mszczonów for its optical fiber manufacturing facility,” said Józef Kurek, mayor of Mszczonów. “This investment speaks volumes to the talents of our local workforce.”
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