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For more than 35 years, Corning has been actively participating in China’s development, working with talented and local expertise to develop and apply breakthrough technologies that significantly improve the world around us.
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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.



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



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



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.


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.

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Corning’s investments in China align well with emerging market trends in the region. Corning has invested over $2 billion in the China mainland.
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