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Creating immersive viewing experiences through display glass innovation

Corning helped create the LCD industry by inventing a process for making thin, flat glass with exceptional stability and unparalleled surface quality. Today, we are leveraging our expertise and assets to drive the next round of display innovations – better images, ubiquitous touch, flexible display designs, and new form factors.

Brilliant Images Come to Life

Brilliant Images Come to Life

Today’s vivid, immersive displays rely on layers of Corning glass to provide a stunning viewing experience. Wherever you look for news and entertainment, chances are Corning glass is there, too. We are the science and engineering powerhouse behind revolutionary display inventions, including glass cathode-ray bulbs for the first televisions and the LCD glass that made smartphones and laptop computers commonplace. We set the standard for the industry with Corning® EAGLE XG® Slim Glass substrates, manufacturing over 25 billion square feet — enough to pave the Great Wall of China 25 times, or cover nearly 390,000 football fields — while eliminating the equivalent of 6,000 truckloads of heavy metals from entering the environment. Today, we continue Now, Corning continues to enable the display industry and emerging technologies with our three-glass portfolio.

Corning’s latest glass innovation and product is enabling brighter, faster, and more lifelike images. Award winning Corning® Astra™ Glass is a precisely engineered, balanced glass substrate that enables high-performance displays for a variety of applications, including the tablets, notebooks, and 8K TVs.

New design freedoms are taking shape with Corning LotusTM NXT Glass. Thanks to Corning Lotus NXT Glass, devices with OLED displays that curve, flex, or extend edge-to-edge across a device are all within reach.  Flexible OLED devices use a plastic backplane substrate, which calls for Corning’s high-tech display glass to enable the manufacturing process —to date, it's enabled more than 2 billion OLED devices. Corning Lotus NXT Glass continues to emerge as the leader most-advantaged glass for rigid and flexible OLED panels – outperforming competitors and enabling the designs and performance that consumers love.

Looking beyond incumbent LCD and OLED display technology, Corning's display portfolio is finding new opportunities in emerging technology applications, including Quantum Dot, Micro LED and Mini LED. With our proven track record of successfully navigating the display technology roadmap, our proprietary fusion manufacturing platform and reliable supply network, our commitment to our customers and innovation, and our innovative portfolio, we are excited to support the next generation of displays.

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A Distinctive History with Unparalleled Industry Leadership

Unparalleled Industry Leadership

The 1939 World’s Fair showcased a futuristic technology: a television. The TV included a circular cathode ray tube made by Corning. 

By the 1950s, Corning was producing television glass for the black-and-white sets that were appearing in nearly every living room.

Another display revolution came in the 1980s, when Corning answered the need for a more precise, stable, and durable glass for active matrix liquid crystal displays. Corning’s fusion manufacturing process produces pristine glass that advanced the use of displays in personal computers, televisions, and mobile devices. Today, Corning remains a clear leader for precision display glass while continuing to innovate.

Our Strategic Advantage in Glass Technologies

Our Strategic Advantage in Glass Technologies

The Display market-access platform leverages Corning’s deep knowledge of its three best-in-the-world core technologies.

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Expertise in Glass

Expertise in Glass

Corning relies on its glass science expertise to formulate glasses with the right properties for today’s leading displays and cutting-edge future designs.

Corning relies on its glass science expertise to formulate glasses with the right properties for today’s leading displays and cutting-edge future designs.

Expertise in Optical Physics

Expertise in Optical Physics

Corning leverages its optical physics expertise across the Display product portfolio to create strong advantages for liquid crystal displays.

Corning leverages its optical physics expertise across the Display product portfolio to create strong advantages for liquid crystal displays.

The Fusion Process

The Fusion Process

Corning’s fusion process makes large, thin, pristine sheets of industry-leading display glass and enables flexible OLED displays.

Corning’s fusion process makes large, thin, pristine sheets of industry-leading display glass and enables flexible OLED displays.

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Journey of Glass

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The amazing history of glass and the technology it enables

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