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Corning to Showcase Latest Glass Technologies for Consumer Electronics at CES 2013



2013-01-03 22:31:46 -


  Introducing Corning(®) Gorilla(®) Glass 3 and Optical Cables by Corning
CORNING, N.Y. - Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced its plans for
the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week. The
Corning booth, #14813 Central Hall, will highlight the company's newest
specialty glass solutions and their benefits for today's consumer electronics
device trends.

Corning plans to introduce two new products at CES 2013: Corning(®) Gorilla(®)
Glass 3, a new glass composition with durability enhancements; and Optical
Cables by Corning, fiber-based, device-to-device connectivity solutions that
significantly extend the data transmission range past the limits of copper-based
cables. Full product details will be included in announcements planned for
Monday, Jan. 7.

"This year at CES, Corning will demonstrate its industry leadership in specialty
glass and fiber optic technologies with the introduction of two products
designed to enhance and extend the capabilities of consumers' favorite devices,"
said Wendell P. Weeks, chairman, chief executive officer, and president. "These
new innovations build on the increasingly important and continually evolving
role of highly engineered glass technologies in delivering improved product
performance and functionality through touch capabilities, protective cover
glass, and device connectivity."

In the Corning booth, experts will be on hand to discuss and present hourly
demonstrations of the toughness of Gorilla Glass 3 as well as the connectivity
and flexibility of Optical Cables by Corning. The booth will also showcase the
benefits of Corning Gorilla Glass in larger format, multi-touch displays for
education, entertainment and other applications.
Additionally, James P. Clappin, president, Corning Glass Technologies will be a
panelist in the "Disruptive Technologies Impacting the Future of Games and
Video" session at 11a.m. PST on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at LVCC, North Hall N255-257.
He will discuss the important role of highly specialized glass in some of the
latest consumer electronic technologies such as hi-res, 3D, HD video, Internet-
connected TVs, conformable displays, tablets and viral apps.

Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" (within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995), which are based on
current expectations and assumptions about Corning's financial results and
business operations, that involve substantial risks and uncertainties that could
cause actual results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties
include: the effect of global political, economic and business
conditions; conditions in the financial and credit markets; currency
fluctuations; tax rates; product demand and industry capacity; competition;
reliance on a concentrated customer base; manufacturing efficiencies; cost
reductions; availability of critical components and materials; new product
commercialization; pricing fluctuations and changes in the mix of sales between
premium and non-premium products; new plant start-up or restructuring costs;
possible disruption in commercial activities due to terrorist activity, armed
conflict, political or financial instability, natural disasters, adverse weather
conditions, or major health concerns; adequacy of insurance; equity company
activities; acquisition and divestiture activities; the level of excess or
obsolete inventory; the rate of technology change; the ability to enforce
patents; product and components performance issues; retention of key personnel;
stock price fluctuations; and adverse litigation or regulatory
developments. These and other risk factors are detailed in Corning's filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements speak
only as of the day that they are made, and Corning undertakes no obligation to
update them in light of new information or future events.
About Corning Incorporated
Corning Incorporated (www.corning.com) is the world leader in specialty glass
and ceramics. Drawing on more than 160 years of materials science and process
engineering knowledge, Corning creates and makes keystone components that enable
high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control,
telecommunications and life sciences. Our products include glass substrates for
LCD televisions, computer monitors and laptops; ceramic substrates and filters
for mobile emission control systems; optical fiber, cable, hardware & equipment
for telecommunications networks; optical biosensors for drug discovery; and
other advanced optics and specialty glass solutions for a number of industries
including semiconductor, aerospace, defense, astronomy, and metrology.

Media Relations Contact:
M. Elizabeth Dann
(607) 974-4989
dannme@corning.com

Investor Relations Contact:
Ann H. S. Nicholson
(607) 974-6716
nicholsoas@corning.com

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