5 things to know as Pyrex brand marks 100th year The Corning Museum of Glass is marking the centennial with an exhibition devoted to the kitchen staple that started the country cooking in glass. Corning scientist Jesse Littleton brought a sawed-off battery jar to his wife, Bessie, who baked a sponge cake in it. Corning developed durable white dishes for military mess halls in the 1940 s, which evolved into the...
Source: The Associated Press
| By: By CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press
UPDATE 1-Corning expects Gorilla Glass sales to remain strong April 28- Corning Inc the supplier of Gorilla glass to Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, said it expects to sell more LCD glass in the second quarter. The company, which also supplies LCD panels to consumer electronics companies such as Sony Corp and LG Electronics Inc, also forecast a slowdown in a decline in glass prices in the quarter.
| By: Subrat Patnaik
Corning CFO: Optical had a great quarter We beat our own expectations, says James Flaws, Corning CFO, parsing the numbers on Corning's quarterly results, and sharing the outlook on optical products, the fiber business and Gorilla Glass.
Specialty glass maker Corning's core net sales rise 4.5 pct April 28- Corning Inc, the supplier of Gorilla glass to Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, reported a 4.5 percent rise in quarterly core net sales, helped by higher demand for its glass used in TVs and smartphones. Corning said core net sales increased to $2.43 billion in the first quarter from $2.33 billion a year earlier. The company's net income rose to $407...