Corning Incorporated Description
Corning Incorporated produces and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. It operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Telecommunications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) that are used in notebook computers, flat panel desktop monitors, and LCD televisions. The Telecommunications segment produces optical fiber and cable, and hardware and equipment products, including cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware and connectors, optical components and couplers, closures and pedestals, splice and test equipment, and accessories for optical connectivity to the telecommunications industry. This segment offers optical fiber technology products various applications, including premises, fiber-to-the-home access, metropolitan, long haul, and submarine networks. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals. The Life Sciences segment develops, manufactures, and supplies scientific laboratory products, such as general labware and equipment, as well as media and reagents for cell culture, genomics, drug discovery, microbiology, and chemistry. It also develops and produces various technologies, including the Corning Epic technology for screening; the Corning HYPER platform of vessels for cell yields; Corning CellBIND Surface; Corning Osteo Assay surface and Corning Synthemax II Surface; and Corning Microcarriers for cell scale-up, therapy, and vaccine applications. 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.
Liquid Crystal Display
Mobile And Stationary Applications