Corning Incorporated manufactures and processes specialty glass and ceramics products worldwide. It operates in five segments: Display Technologies, Telecommunications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays (LCDs) that are used primarily in notebook computers, flat panel desktop monitors, and LCD televisions. The Telecommunications segment produces optical fiber and cable, and hardware and equipment products, such as cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware, fiber optic connectors, optical components and couplers, closures and pedestals, splice and test equipment, and other accessories for optical connectivity to the telecommunications industry. This segment also offers optical fiber technology products for various applications, such as premises, fiber-to-the-premises access, metropolitan, long-haul, and submarine networks. The Environmental Technologies segment offers ceramic technologies for emissions and pollution control in mobile and stationary applications, including automotive and diesel substrate, and filter products. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals used in commercial and industrial markets. The Life Sciences segment provides general labware and equipment, as well as tools for cell culture and bioprocess, genomics and proteomics, and high-throughput screening. This segment also develops and produces various technologies, such as the Corning HYPERFlask Cell Culture Vessel for increased cell yields; and other novel surfaces, which include the Corning CellBIND Surface and the Corning Osteo-Assay surface. The company was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in April 1989. Corning Incorporated was founded in 1851 and is based in Corning, New York. less
Corning Incorporated manufactures and processes specialty glass and ceramics products worldwide. It operates in five segments: Display Technologies, Telecommunications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays (LCDs) that are used primarily in notebook computers, flat... more
With operations around the world, Corning Inc. is vulnerable to a variety of unexpected disruptions. Many of those disruptions result from political and economic forces over which the Fortune 500 company has little control.
I find Corning Inc. (GLW) stock to be a good combination of value and growth dividend stock. Although the stock price has risen 51.4% since the beginning of 2013, it is still an excellent buy right now.
Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW) disclosed a plan to shutter part of a manufacturing facility in Japan and transfer that production to a site in South Korea, as the glass maker looks to move some work to a lower cost region.
Recently Corning has introduced Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass that is formulated with an antibacterial agent, ionic silver, that is incorporated into the glass surface. The glass can be installed on any number of electronic devices such as cell phones ...
Corning Inc.'s profits in the last decade have come mostly from its liquid crystal display glass business. Recently, the Twin Tiers' largest employer expanded that business when it bought out Samsung-Corning Precision Glass, a joint venture with long ...