The company issued the following statement: “Management at our Tainan LCD glass facility has reported that there were no injuries or damage to the facility, and that all glass-making operations recovered within hours and are running normally. Also the earthquake had no impact to Corning’s Taichung LCD glass plant.” Company officials reported that the Tainan facility did require some minor repairs which did not affect normal manufacturing operations or output. About Corning Incorporated Corning Incorporated (www.corning.com) is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics.Drawing on more than 150 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Corning creates and makes keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications and life sciences. Our products include glass substrates for LCD televisions, computer monitors and laptops; ceramic substrates and filters for mobile emission control systems; optical fiber, cable, hardware & equipment for telecommunications networks; optical biosensors for drug discovery; and other advanced optics and specialty glass solutions for a number of industries including semiconductor, aerospace, defense, astronomy and metrology.
CORNING, N.Y., March 04, 2010 – Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) said today that the company’s LCD glass production in Taiwan has not been impacted by the level 5 earthquake that shook Taiwan yesterday.
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