Corning plans to close glass tubing factory

New York-based, US glass producer Corning Inc. plans to close its Fall Brook plant in Corning, N.Y., within a year and trim 150 jobs. Closing the plant, which makes glass tubing for televisions, will …

New York-based, US glass producer Corning Inc. plans to close its Fall Brook plant in Corning, N.Y., within a year and trim 150 jobs. Closing the plant, which makes glass tubing for televisions, will eliminate 150 jobs, a spokesman said. The jobs are part of about 12,000 positions which Corning said this month it planned to cut by the end of the year.