For Immediate Release Contact: Joanna Climer, 847-768-3404, jeclimer@asse.org
Corning Donates Funds to American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation
Des Plaines, IL (October 3, 2006) — New York-based Corning Incorporated recently donated $2,000 to the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation in support of research and education in the occupational safety, health and environmental (SH&E) field. Corning is the ASSE Foundation’s newest donor.

ASSE Foundation Chair Kennith D. Brock, CSP, said, “We are excited to have the support of Corning Incorporated. The Company’s commitment to the ASSE Foundation helps enhance the SH&E profession and provides for the development of future SH&E professionals.”

Corning Incorporated (www.corning.com) is a diversified technology company that concentrates its efforts on high-impact growth opportunities. Corning combines its expertise in specialty glass, ceramic materials, polymers and the manipulation of the properties of light, with strong process and manufacturing capabilities to develop, engineer and commercialize significant innovative products for the telecommunications, flat panel display, environmental, semiconductor and life sciences industries.

The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation, established by and in partnership with the American Society of Safety Engineers, generates funding and provides resources for scholarship, applied research, academic accreditation, and related academic initiatives in order to advance the safety, health, and environmental profession. For more information on the Foundation and its programs visit www.asse.org/foundation.

Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the largest and oldest professional safety organization and has more than 30,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members who manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor and education. For more information check ASSE’s website at www.asse.org.
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