Form 8-K












Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): June 16, 2011



Corning Incorporated

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




New York   1-3247   16-0393470

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

One Riverfront Plaza, Corning, New York   14831
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 607-974-9000

Not Applicable

Former name or former address, if changed since last report



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Item 8.01 Other Events

On June 16, 2011, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania entered an Order denying confirmation of the Modified Third Amended Plan of Reorganization for Pittsburgh Corning Corporation and ordering a status conference on July 20, 2011. In re Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, Debtor, 00-22876 (JKF). Corning Incorporated, a 50% owner of Pittsburgh Corning Corporation and a supporter of the Plan of Reorganization, is studying the Court’s Memorandum Opinion to determine its next steps, which could include plan modifications as outlined and suggested in the Court’s Memorandum Opinion of June 16, 2011.


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 hereunto duly authorized.


    Corning Incorporated
June 20, 2011     By:  

/s/ Vincent P. Hatton

      Name: Vincent P. Hatton
      Title: Senior Vice President and General Counsel