Corning revenue rises on Gorilla Glass sales

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Posted: Jul 30, 2013 7:35 AM
Corning revenue rises on Gorilla Glass sales

(Reuters) - Gorilla Glass maker Corning Inc reported a 4 percent increase in quarterly revenue as demand rose for the scratch-resistant glass used in smartphones and tablets.

Revenue rose to $1.98 billion from $1.91 billion.

Net profit rose to $638 million, or 43 cents per share, in the second quarter from $474 million, or 31 cents per share, a year earlier.

(Reporting By Lehar Maan in Bangalore; Editing by Joyjeet Das)