Corning's Class Act

To understand Corning Inc., stop by Donna's coffee shop in the small upstate New York community that shares the company's name. There, you'll hear folks at the counter refer to the $3 billion corporation as the Glass Works. Its chairman and chief executive, James R. Houghton, is known as Jamie. His older brother Amory, who ran the company before him, is simply Amo.

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