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Corning, Inc. develops and manufactures specialty glass and ceramics. The company provides glass for notebook computers, flat panel desktop monitors, LCD televisions, and other information display applications; optical fiber and cable and hardware and equipment products for the telecommunications industry; ceramic substrates for gasoline and diesel engines in automotive and heavy duty vehicle markets; laboratory products for the scientific community and specialized polymer products for biotechnology applications; advanced optical materials for the semiconductor industry and the scientific community; and other technologies. It operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Telecommunications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for LCD flat panel televisions, computer monitors, laptops, and other consumer electronics. The Telecommunications segment produces optical fiber, cable, and hardware and equipment products for telephone and Internet communication networks. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and diesel filters for emission control systems. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures and distributes cover glass for consumer electronics, advanced optics, and specialty glass solutions for different industries. The Life Sciences segment manufactures glass and plastic labware, equipment, media and reagents to provide workflow solutions for scientific applications. Corning was founded by Amory Houghton Sr. in 1851 and is headquartered in Corning, NY.