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Pyrex Nested Set

Amory Houghton, Sr. began his career in the wharf business but left that to establish the Union Glass Company in Somerville, Massachusetts, in 1851. This business was sold in 1864; but, in the same year, Amory purchased the Brooklyn Flint Glass Company in Brooklyn, New York. Four years later, this plant and one-hundred employees moved by canal boat to Corning, New York, and the renamed business became Corning Flint Glass Works. Continue reading PYREX Glass