Friday Video: How the iPhone saved a Corning glass factory in Harrodsburg, Kentucky

Here’s a video about a completely non-electronic product that’s intimately interwoven into the success of a highly electronic product. The non-electronic product is durable, scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass and the electronic product it was first associated with is the original Apple iPhone. Now Corning Gorilla Glass is used in more than 600 electronic product designs. Here’s the video from Fortune and CNN Money:

Sorry, can’t embed it so click here for the video.

And here’s a related (and pretty interesting) article about Gorilla Glass.


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EDA360 Evangelist and Marketing Director at Cadence Design Systems (blog at
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