Pittsburgh Corning names president

October 11, 2010

Pittsburgh Corning Corp., manufacturer of applied glass technology and systems, announced Oct. 5 that James R. Kane has become president of the company.

Since 2007, Kane has been vice president and general manager of the Pittsburgh Corning Foamglas Industrial business worldwide. With his new position, he is responsible for all operating divisions in North America and developing businesses in Central and South America, according to a news release.

Kane succeeds Phil Martineau as president. Martineau continues as chairman and CEO of Pittsburgh Corning Corp. and Pittsburgh Corning Europe, a separate legal entity with headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.