Corning Valor featured on CNBC

By Michelle Fox

July 21, 2017

Corning Valor named by Catchword Branding

Corning plans to “immediately” invest $500 million and create 1,000 new American jobs making a new glass for medical products, its CEO told CNBC on Thursday. The initiative is a collaboration with Merck and Pfizer and was announced at a “Made in America” event with President Donald Trump on Thursday.

“This is part one of a plan to invest $4 billion and create 4,000 high-tech jobs right here in the U.S.,” Corning CEO Wendell Weeks said in an interview with “Closing Bell” after the announcement.

Corning Valor GlassThe glass is called Valor Glass and is a “substantial improvement” in quality over existing products, he said. It has superior strength and is more damage-resistant, according to Corning.Corning Valor

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Corning plans to “immediately” invest $500 million and create 1,000 new jobs in the United States making Valor glass for medical products, CEO Wendell Weeks told CNBC.


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