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Apple’s investment in Corning is investment in US manufacturing

By Faye Oney / May 26, 2017

Apple’s latest announcement of its $200 million investment in Corning’s Harrodsburg, Ky., manufacturing facility appears to solidify a partnership it has had with Corning since 2007. The Kentucky facility makes screens for the iPhone with Corning’s Gorilla Glass.

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Gorilla Glass goes fast: Automotive version of Corning’s strengthened glass goes in new Ford GT

By April Gocha / January 7, 2016

The sleek Ford GT supercar is shedding pounds as the first production vehicle to incorporate a windshield of thin-yet-strong Corning Gorilla Glass.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / May 15, 2015

More manufacturing jobs, tech to boost to ceramic industry, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for May 15, 2015.

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Good holiday reading: Wired’s ‘Glass Works: How Corning created the ultrathin, ultrastrong material of the future’

By / November 21, 2012

Gorilla Glass bend test. Credit: Corning Inc. I meant to write a post about this several weeks ago when Wired first published this (free) online story by Bryan Gardiner, but it got lost in my “to do” list. Fortunately, I have been working my way through my backlog and realized that this story is still available…

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Corning prepping new anti-microbial glass product

By / May 8, 2012

Credit: The Corning Leader. When you walk up to an ATM or an airport kiosk, ever wonder where the prior user’s hands might have been or what they left behind on the touchscreens? Corning has. Last week, Corning held its annual shareholders meeting, and during the meeting Corning chair and CEO Wendell Weeks, with a…

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