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Friday, April 22, 2016

Corning Collaborates with Acer

Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced that its latest innovation in cover glass enhancements, Vibrant Corning® Gorilla® Glass, is featured on Acer’s new Chromebook 14 for Work notebook, introduced to the market today.
With Vibrant Corning Gorilla Glass, Acer and other leading mobile device makers can dramatically expand their options for device design with multi-color, high-resolution images printed on Corning’s industry-leading cover glass solution, Corning Gorilla Glass.
“Corning’s proprietary technology is opening up a new realm of creative possibilities in branding and decoration for Acer and other mobile consumer electronic devices,” said John Bayne, vice president, Corning Gorilla Glass. “With Vibrant Corning Gorilla Glass, device manufactures now have the opportunity to decorate their smartphones, tablets and laptops with photo-realistic images and designs at a resolution equivalent to high-quality prints on paper. What’s more, because the image is printed on Corning’s industry-leading cover glass, the images will remain as durable, vivid, and beautiful as the glass it is printed on.”
“We are delighted to offer colorful options with the new Acer Chromebook 14 for Work, enabled by Vibrant Corning Gorilla Glass.” said Jerry Kao, president of IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “Consistent with our commitment to bringing fresh, timely technologies to market, we are pleased to be the industry’s first to launch a notebook using Corning’s latest innovation in Gorilla Glass and offer our customers a new decorative device.”
Corning Gorilla Glass is the world leader in damage-resistant cover glass. Gorilla Glass is manufactured using Corning’s proprietary fusion draw process and is the cover glass of choice for device manufacturers around the globe. Since its launch in 2007, Corning Gorilla Glass has been used on 4.5 billion devices worldwide, on more than 1,550 product models across 40 major brands. For further information about Corning Gorilla Glass, please visit www.corninggorillaglass.com.