Corning Watch: Gorilla Glass Is The Next Big Thing

Corning Inc.'s rugged Gorilla Glass is about to go upscale and international. The Twin Tiers' largest employer is in negotiations with several television manufacturers to use the product as an edge-to-edge cover glass in high-end televisions in the 40-inch and larger range.

That would be a major commercial breakthrough for the touch-screen glass, which is now used in some 80 different handheld devices and notebook computers. Announcement of an agreement could come at any time. Corning Inc. also is preparing to expand production of the touch-screen glass, now made in Harrodsburg, Ky., to a previously mothballed section of its factory in Shizuoka, Japan. Read more here.Corning Inc.'s rugged Gorilla Glass is about to go upscale and international.
 
The Twin Tiers' largest employer is in negotiations with several television manufacturers to use the product as an edge-to-edge cover glass in high-end televisions in the 40-inch and larger range.
 
That would be a major commercial breakthrough for the touch-screen glass, which is now used in some 80 different handheld devices and notebook computers.
 
Announcement of an agreement could come at any time.
 
Corning Inc. also is preparing to expand production of the touch-screen glass, now made in Harrodsburg, Ky., to a previously mothballed section of its factory in Shizuoka, Japan.
 
Read more here.

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