SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: (Date of earliest event reported) August 3, 2010
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|One Riverfront Plaza, Corning, New York||14831|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD Disclosure|
Press Release of Corning Incorporated (the Company) dated August 3, 2010 (the Press Release) relating to the tender offer (described below) is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1. The information in the attached Press Release is furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 and shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, and is not incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.
|Item 8.01.||Other Events|
On August 3, 2010, the Company announced that it has commenced a cash tender offer for up to $225 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.9% Notes due 2014, 6.2% Notes due 2016 and 8.875% Debentures due 2016 on the terms and subject to the limits and conditions set forth in an Offer to Purchase dated August 3, 2010.
The information contained in this report shall not constitute a tender offer to purchase or a solicitation of acceptance of a tender offer.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Date: August 3, 2010
|Denise A. Hauselt|
|Vice President, Secretary and Assistant General Counsel|
Index to Exhibits