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Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

Corning Incorporated (GLW)

5/1/2006 8K Information

Mr. Houghton has served as Chairman of Corning Inc. since 2002, and relinquished the role of Chief Executive Officer in April 2005 and any executive posts in May 2006.

3/8/2006 Proxy Information

Corning has for more than 10 years used Nixon Peabody LLP as one of its principal outside law firms. William D. Eggers, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Corning, was a partner at Nixon Peabody LLP before joining Corning in November 1997. In March 2001, Mr. Eggers married Jill K. Schultz, one of more than 250 partners at Nixon Peabody LLP. Corning continues to use Nixon Peabody LLP for a variety of legal services, with the financial aspects of the relationship controlled by Katherine A. Asbeck, Senior Vice President, Finance of Corning. Legal work performed for Corning by Ms. Schultz represented approximately 13% of total 2005 services performed by Nixon Peabody LLP. In 2005, Corning paid Nixon Peabody LLP approximately $830,000 in legal fees and disbursements under a fee structure that Corning believes reflects current market rates.

Ms. Warrior, the Board considered the fact that Ms. Warrior serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Motorola, Inc., which purchased less than $1,100,000 of products from Corning for each of fiscal years 2003, 2004 and 2005; and sold less than $50,000 of products to Corning for each of fiscal years 2003, 2004 and 2005, respectively. In determining that this relationship was not material, the Board considered the fact that the amount of products purchased from Corning by Motorola, Inc. and sold to Corning by Motorola, Inc. never approached a percentage that would bar independence under the NYSE Listing Standards or Corning's Director Qualification Standards, and that Ms. Warrior had no role in such sales or purchases.

With respect to Dr. Ruding the Board considered the fact that Dr. Ruding previously was an executive officer at Citicorp and Citibank, N.A. Dr. Ruding retired from his executive positions at Citicorp and Citibank, N.A. in September 2003. As a retiree, he serves on the international advisory committee of Citigroup and attends that committee’s two meetings per year, for which he receives an annual retainer of approximately $50,000. In determining that this relationship was not material, the Board reviewed Corning’s Director Qualification Standards and all of the facts and circumstances of Dr. Ruding’s relationship with Corning, including that Dr. Ruding is no longer employed by Citicorp or Citibank N.A., Citicorp services to Corning in 2005 were well below 2001, 2002 and 2003 levels and consisted primarily of non-advisory services, as well as the fact that for the last three years Citicorp services never approached a percentage that would bar independence under the NYSE Listing Standards or Corning’s Director Qualification Standards.

With respect to Dr. Knowles the Board considered the fact that he was formerly Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Harvard University during a time when James R. Houghton, our Chairman, was a member of the Harvard Corporation, one of the governing bodies of Harvard University that reviews budgets and certain financial matters. Dr. Knowles stepped down as Dean on June 30, 2002, but continues to hold a faculty position at Harvard.

3/1/2005 Proxy Information

Corning has for more than 10 years used Nixon Peabody LLP as one of its principal outside law firms. William D. Eggers, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Corning, was a partner at Nixon Peabody LLP before joining Corning in November 1997. In March 2001, Mr. Eggers married Jill K. Schultz, one of more than 250 partners at Nixon Peabody LLP. Corning continues to use Nixon Peabody LLP for a variety of legal services, with the financial aspects of the relationship controlled by Katherine A. Asbeck, Senior Vice President and Controller of Corning. Legal work performed for Corning by Ms. Schultz represented approximately 15% of total 2004 services performed by Nixon Peabody LLP. In 2004, Corning paid Nixon Peabody LLP approximately $1.9 million in legal fees and disbursements under a fee structure that Corning believes reflects current market rates

Dr. Ruding retired on September 30, 2003, from his executive positions at Citicorp and Citibank, N.A. As a retiree, he serves on the international advisory committee of Citigroup and attends that committee’s two meetings per year, for which he receives an annual retainer of approximately $50,000. The Board reviewed Corning’s Director Qualification Standards and all of the facts and circumstances of Dr. Ruding’s relationship with Corning, including that Dr. Ruding is no longer employed by Citicorp or Citibank N.A., Citicorp services to Corning in 2004 were well below 2001 and 2002 levels and consisted primarily of non-advisory services, as well as the fact that for the last three years Citicorp services never approached a percentage that would bar independence under the NYSE Listing Standards or Corning’s Director Qualification Standards. The independent members of the Board of Directors determined that Dr. Ruding has no material relationship with Corning other than as a director and that he is independent for 2005.

Dr. Knowles was formerly Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Harvard University during a time when James R. Houghton was a member of the Harvard Corporation, one of the governing bodies of Harvard University that reviews budgets and certain financial matters. Dr. Knowles stepped down as Dean on June 30, 2002, but continues to hold a faculty position at Harvard. The Board reviewed Corning’s Director Qualification Standards and all of the facts and circumstances of Dr. Knowles relationship with Corning, including the passage of time since he was Dean, as well as the fact that the Corning Foundation’s charitable contributions to Harvard in the past three years did not approach amounts that would bar independence under the NYSE Listing Standards or Corning’s Director Qualifications Standards. The independent members of the Board of Directors determined that Dr. Knowles has no material relationship with Corning other than as a director and that he is independent for 2005.

3/8/2004 Proxy Information

Corning has for more than 10 years used Nixon Peabody LLP as one of its principal outside law firms. William D. Eggers, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Corning, was a partner at Nixon Peabody LLP before joining Corning in November 1997. In March 2001, Mr. Eggers married Jill K. Schultz, one of more than 250 partners at Nixon Peabody LLP. Corning continues to use Nixon Peabody LLP for a variety of legal services, with the financial aspects of the relationship controlled by Katherine A. Asbeck, Senior Vice President and Controller of Corning. Legal work performed for Corning by Ms. Schultz represented approximately 8% of total 2003 services performed by Nixon Peabody LLP. In 2003, Corning paid Nixon Peabody LLP approximately $2.8 million in legal fees and disbursements under a fee structure that Corning believes reflects current market rates.

Dr. Ruding, a director of Corning, was Vice Chairman, Citicorp and Citibank, N.A until September 30, 2003. During 2003, Corning engaged Citicorp and its subsidiaries to provide investment banking, financial and other services. Corning expects to engage Citicorp and its subsidiaries for similar services during 2004.

John W. Loose was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Corning in 2001, President and Chief Operating Officer in 2000, President of Corning Communications in 1996, President of Corning Vitro Corporation (later named Corning Consumer Products Company) in 1993, Executive Vice President of Information Display Group in 1990, and served in various commercial and management positions since 1964.