Corning Incorporated (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):   September 20, 2005

Corning Incorporated
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

New York 1-3247 16-0393470
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) 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 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.

On September 20, 2005 Corning Incorporated issued a press release announcing that Donald B. McNaughton today was named Senior Vice President, International and Strategic Ventures. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99 and is incorporated herein by reference.

To Corning Incorporated's knowledge, all Section 16(a) filing requirements applicable to Mr. McNaughton were met during 2004 and to date. He did not receive any waiver under Corniing's codes of conduct and was not involved in any known reportable related party transactions with Corning.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibit
99 Press Release dated September 20, 2005

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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
September 20, 2005   By:   /S/ Katherine A. Asbeck
        Name: Katherine A. Asbeck
        Title: Senior Vice President and Controller

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Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Press Release