Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) is an American manufacturer of glass, ceramics and related materials, primarily for industrial and scientific applications. The company was known as Corning Glass Works until 1989, when it changed its name to Corning Incorporated. While probably best known for its line of Corelle tableware and Pyrex cookware (businesses which it sold but in which it still holds an ~8% interest), Corning has transformed itself over the years into a high technology company, allocating a significant amount of resources towards research and development. As of 2008, Corning has five major business sectors: Display Technologies, Environmental Technologies, Life Sciences, Telecommunications and Specialty Materials. Corning is also involved in several joint equity ventures. These include Dow Corning, as well as two companies, Quest Diagnostics and Covance, that were spun off from Corning.
Campaign Finance$5,216,967 Given
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Corning Inc
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Corning Inc $11,538,801
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Environment & Superfund,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.1260 Patent Reform Act of 2009 S.515 Patent Reform Act of 2009 H.R.1 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 H.R.1749 Reciprocal Market Access Act of 2011 S.1145 Patent Reform Act of 2007 H.R.2401 Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act of 2011 S.972 Clean Construction Act of 2011 S.1766 Reciprocal Market Access Act of 2009 H.R.3786 Reciprocal Market Access Act of 2009 H.R.3684 Reciprocal Market Access Act of 2007
RegulationsMentioned in 67 dockets; Submitted to 6 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Corning Inc" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 8 PHMSA Corning, Inc. - Exemption - Hazardous Materials - Transportation in Commerce of Sodium Borophydride, Division 4.3 with Various Aqueous Solutions in Specially Designed Packaging 2003
- Toggle 7 OSHA PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT 2006
- Toggle 2 USCBP Notice of receipt of domestic interested party petition; solicitation of comments. 2007
- Toggle 2 NHTSA U.S. DOT/NHTSA - Glare from Headlamps, Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108; Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment - Request for Comments 2001
- Toggle 2 FDA Laser Display Device 2008
- Toggle 1 SEC Self-Regulatory Organizations; Proposed Rule Changes: NASDAQ OMX BX, Inc. 2010
- Toggle 1 SEC Self-Regulatory Organizations; Proposed Rule Changes: NASDAQ Stock Market LLC 2010
- Toggle 1 SRBC Notice of Public Hearing and Commission Meeting 2009
- Toggle 1 MARAD Study Group on International Carrier of Goods by Sea 2001
- Toggle 1 SRBC Notice of Actions Taken at June 18, 2009 Meeting 2009
Federal Spending4 grants; 1 contract
Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.
Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.
Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.
Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.
|Corning Incorporated||2005||National Institute Of Standards And Technology||SCALABLE PLANAR SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGY FOR BEYOND 200KW||$3,058,064|
|Corning Incorporated||2004||Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa)||HIGH POWER FIBER LASER.||$2,500,000|
|Corning Incorporated||2006||National Institute Of Standards And Technology||SCALABLE PLANAR SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGY FOR BEYOND 200KW||$2,288,748|
|Corning Incorporated||2003||Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa)||HIGH POWER FIBER LASER||$1,777,532|
|Corning Incorporated||2010||DEVELOP NEW TRANSPARENT ARMOR CONCEPTS FOR MILITARY VEHICLES THAT CAN SURVIVE THE LTASS THREAT.||$1,000,003|
EPA Violations1 Enforcement Actions
Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.
Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.
For more information see our EPA methodology page.
|Old Southington Landfill||Corning Incorporated (+85 others)||2009||Southington, Ct||$4,248,450|
Advisory Committees7 people on 6 committees
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The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Corning Inc" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 4 people on 2 committees
- Toggle National Science Foundation 1 person on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of Commerce 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of State 1 person on 1 committee