Steuben Glass closure a long time coming

(11/28/11) Steuben Glass will officially shutter its Corning factory on November 29. But as the Innovation Trail's Matt Richmond reports, the company's closure has been coming for a long time.

The first president to give a Steuben creation as an official gift was Harry Truman. In 1947, he sent a glass bowl to then-Princess Elizabeth as a wedding gift.

But that legacy is coming to an end for the 108-year-old decorative glassmaker.

Read more below.

600450 Steuben Glass closure a long time coming
Date: 29 November 2011
Source: /

See more news about:

Others also read

Joint study by Corning and Ford showcases the benefits of using Gorilla Glass for Automotive in windshield applications.   Random stones are one of the biggest reasons windshields need replacing.
Corning hosts second Glass Summit to inspire new thinking about emerging applications for glass.   Glass experts from Corning, academia, funding agencies, and other facets of the industry meet and discuss the future direction of glass science around the globe.
Iris™ Glass earns honors for enabling thinner displays with low-color shift - Corning Incorporated’s light-guide plate solution, Iris™ Glass, has received a 2016 Display Component of the Year award from the Society for Information Display (SID).
Corning Incorporated today announced the results of a recently delivered joint research paper with the Ford Motor Company about the damage resistance of thin, lightweight glass for automotive windshields.
Corning’s specialty glass is finding myriad new applications in industries such as retail  Corning first introduced its vision for advanced glass technologies back in 2011 with its “A Day Made of Glass” video series.
Glass Performance Days (GPD) will present a Learning Event entitled "The Art of Modern Glass Architectural Applications" on Thursday 10th March, in co-operation with The Glass Innovation Institute and alongside the Glass Window and Door Expo in Istanbul, Turkey.

Add new comment