Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced a commercial agreement with SnapCab® Elevator Interior Systems for thin, lightweight, durable Corning® Gorilla® Glass. SnapCab will design Gorilla Glass into its modular wall-panel systems, which are used in residential and commercial elevators. The same Gorilla Glass that has helped protect handheld electronic devices will now be used in interior architecture to enable new lightweight designs for elevator cabs, lobbies, and conference rooms. “The benefits of Gorilla Glass now extend beyond consumer electronics to offer SnapCab and their customers a unique architectural product that will enable true color match,” said Henry Dunnenberger III, business director, Corning Innovative Glass Solutions. “Gorilla Glass is also lightweight, allowing new and refurbishment designs to operate within tight elevator weight budgets. And because our glass is highly scratch-resistant and durable, it can help protect modular wall systems from everyday bumps. We are excited to work on this opportunity with SnapCab.”
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