June 15, 2011 – BUSINESS WIRE — Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) opened Corning Advanced Technology Center, located in the Neihu Technology Park, Taipei, Taiwan. The applications engineering and design center will offer glass characterization, product analysis, prototyping, and systems-level testing, as well as education/training.
The Corning Advanced Technology Center will provide product design and development support for consumer electronics applications, such as flatscreen displays. The center is also chartered with finding and developing emerging applications on Corning glass. The "most ambitious" consumer electronics ideas are coming from Taiwan and the rest of Asia, noted Alan T. Eusden, president, Corning Display Technologies Taiwan.
Corning has been in Taiwan for more than 40 years, growing its Display Technologies business segment.
Corning Chairman and CEO Wendell P. Weeks, SVP Dr. Jean-Pierre Mazeau, and Corning Advanced Technology Center Director Dr. Connie Wang opened the Center on June 9, under the auspices of Vice Minister of Ministry of Economic Affairs Jung-Chiou Hwang.
Corning Incorporated makes specialty glass and ceramics for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications and life sciences. Learn more at www.corning.com
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