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Luxury crystal maker Steuben closes New York factory
A piece of Steuben glass as it is signed with a diamond tip pen by Sonya Hall, finisher, at Steuben Glass inside the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y. The Ohio owner of Steuben Glass is shutting down production of the luxury lead crystal handcrafted in western New York since 1903. AP Photo/David Duprey.
ROCHESTER (AP).- The Ohio owner of luxury and art glass maker Steuben Glass is ending production of handcrafted lead crystal in western New York after 108 years.

Schottenstein Stores Corp. of Columbus, Ohio, bought the business from longtime owner Corning Inc. in 2008. Schottenstein said Wednesday that declining sales in the choppy economy have been eroding Steuben Glass' profitability.

Schottenstein spokesman Ron Sykes says the Steuben Glass store in New York City will remain open until its inventory, from wine glasses to ornamental art, is sold.

The brand's only factory, which employs 60 people in Corning, is to close Nov. 29. Corning Inc., which makes glass for flat-panel displays, emission control systems, telecommunications and scientific applications, is buying back the Steuben Glass brand name for an undisclosed price.


Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.



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