Asia Expansion Timeline

Starting from the creation of a glass encasement for Thomas Edison's light bulb, Corning has a long legacy of scientific advancements.
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1989

Shizuoka

We opened the Corning Shizuoka Plant in 1989, Asia’s very first LCD glass substrate manufacturing plant.

2000

Shanghai

Corning Environmental Technologies’ wholly owned emissions control substrates plant, is a state-of-the-art, high-tech facility that provides products and services to Corning customers around the world. In addition to manufacturing advanced substrates, it also includes sales, marketing and engineering operations that provide world-class service to Corning customers.

2001

Tainan

In 2001, as the LCD industry in the region grew, we founded Corning Display Technologies Taiwan (CDTT), the first LCD glass substrate supplier to locate a manufacturing operation in Taiwan.

2004

Taichung

In 2004, we founded our plant in the Central Taiwan Science Park in Taichung, we provide a reliable source of high-quality LCD substrates, local supply infrastructure and market-leading technology that assures client satisfaction.        

2007

Beijing

Corning is growing with the developing TFT-LCD industry in China.  Commercial operations have been established in Shanghai and Beijing and in 2007.          

2009

Osaka

In 2009 we opened the Sakai City Plant for the manufacture of Generation 10 glass substrates. Our plants have always delivered world-leading innovative glass products.

2011

Jiangsu

In 2011, Corning Incorporated announced to locate the new Life Sciences manufacturing and distribution facility in the Wujiang Economic Development Zone.

2012

Pune

In 2012, with its investment of over $100 million, Corning established a state-of-art optical fiber manufacturing facility in Chakan, Pune which further confirms Corning’s commitment to India’s connected future.

2017

Hefei

Our Hefei plant will manufacture the world’s largest and most technologically-advanced glass substrates so far, enabled by Corning’s proprietary fusion-draw process, and lead the industry in the manufacture of TFT-LCD panels for the large-size televisions.

Chongqing

As a world-leading supplier of glass substrates, Corning Display Technologies consistently develops new-generation sizes and reduced glass thicknesses to meet emerging product needs of TFT-LCD industry.

Now

We believe the Asia-Pacific region holds great potential for growth and development of technologies for many of our products.