Corning Incorporated broke ground on the previously announced USD125 million expansion of Corning Shanghai Company Limited, Corning's automotive substrate facility in Shanghai.
"The automotive market in China is expected to grow steadily over the next few years," said Thomas H. Lynch, general manager of Corning Shanghai Company Limited. "Tighter regulations, including the Euro 4 regulations that were recently adopted by Beijing and Shanghai, are driving the demand for Corning's innovative emissions control products. Increasing light-duty substrate capacity at this facility will help light-duty customers in China and around the world to meet current and future requirements."
Corning Shanghai Company Limited is wholly owned by Corning Incorporated. The facility features state-of-the-art, high-tech emissions control substrate technologies. It began shipping products in early 2001.
In addition to manufacturing advanced substrates, CSCL also includes sales, marketing and engineering operations that provide world-class service for Corning customers in China and throughout Asia.