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Corning sees Q2 Telecommunications sales up 20% sequentially

Corning expects Q2 Telecommunications segment sales to improve about 20% sequentially, off the seasonally slow Q1. Specialty Materials segment sales are anticipated to improve by 15%-20% sequentially as demand for Gorilla Glass increases. Environmental Technologies segment sales are expected to be up slightly sequentially. In the Life Sciences segment, Corning forecasts sales to increase by at least 35%-40% year over year, due to the acquisition of Discovery Labware.