Corning Inc. (GLW) is a glass and related materials producer. Up until 1989 the company had been operating under the name Corning Glass Works. Today, Corning Inc. specialises in five business segments: Optical Communications, Display Technologies, Life Sciences, Speciality Materials and Environmental Technologies. The company employs almost 40,000 people and supplies glass products for a variety of industries, from optics to aerospace. One of the company’s latest innovations is Corning Gorilla Glass. This novelty boasts a high ability to guarantee more protection against drops. Corning Inc. shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange.