Sector: Communication Equipment
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Corning Incorporated provides technology-based products and services in the United States. It operates in four segments: Display Technologies, Telecommunications, Environmental Technologies, and Life Sciences. Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for matrix liquid crystal displays (LCDs), which are used in computer monitors and LCD televisions. Telecommunications segment produces optical fiber and cable, and hardware and equipment products for the telecommunications industry. Its optical fiber technology products are used for various applications, including premises, fiber-to-the-premises access, metropolitan, long-haul, and submarine networks. Its hardware and equipment products include cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware, fiber optic connectors, optical components and couplers, closures and pedestals, and splice and test equipment. Environmental Technologies segment offers ceramic technologies and solutions for emissions and pollution control in mobile and stationary applications, including gasoline and diesel substrate, and filter products. Life Sciences segment offers laboratory products, which include microplate products, coated slides, filter plates for genomics sample preparation, plastic cell culture dishes, flasks, cryogenic vials, roller bottles, mass cell culture products, liquid handling instruments, glass beakers, pipettors, serological pipettes, centrifuge tubes, and laboratory filtration products. In addition, the company offers semiconductor optics; ophthalmic glass and plastic products; and technical products, such as polarizing glass, glass for high temperature applications, and machinable glass ceramic products. Corning was founded in 1936. It was was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in 1989. The company is headquartered in Corning, New York.