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Gorilla Glass creator Corning gets $200 million from Apple

The venture is a piece of the Cupertino tech goliath's $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund.

Apple declared Friday that glass provider Corning will get $200 million as a major aspect of the Cupertino tech mammoth's $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund. 

The store was declared not long ago as an approach to bolster "another period of innovation driven assembling in the US," and Corning is the principal recipient. Apple said the venture will go toward Corning's innovative work, gear needs, and best in class glass handling. 

Apple's choice to pick Corning as an allow beneficiary is obvious. Corning is a long-term Apple accomplice and its tough Gorilla Glass has been utilized on iPhones and iPads since the absolute starting point. 

The organization additionally has a noteworthy assembling plant in Harrodsburg, Ky., where Apple arrangements to center the speculation. Corning CEO Wendell Weeks said the organization's binds to Apple have prompted the making of make about 1,000 occupations in the US, incorporating more than 400 in Harrodsburg. 

"Corning is an extraordinary case of a provider that has kept on developing and they are one of Apple's long-standing providers," said Apple COO Jeff Williams. 

"This organization began 10 years prior with the primary iPhone, and today every client that purchases an iPhone or iPad anyplace on the planet touches glass that was created in America," he included.

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