OtterBox partners with Corning for screen protection

OtterBox has announced a new partnership with Corning to expand its lineup of protective accessories into screen protectors, with the introduction of a new Amplify glass screen protector that will be developed with glass from Corning, promising longer-lasting protection and durability along with improving transmission and scratch resistance. Corning is a global leader in glass science and is the company behind the glass that’s used in many smartphone displays, including the iPhone. “We understand that your phone screen is the window into your world and a gateway to your most important memories,” said OtterBox CEO Jim Parke. “Corning is the leading glass innovation company in the world, and we look forward to this partnership improving smartphone screen protection for our customers.” John Bayne, senior vice president and general manager, Corning Gorilla Glass, added, “Our strategic relationship with OtterBox creates a dream team and a family of best in class products for those consumers who want added screen protection. OtterBox’s trusted brand, excellent engineering and world-class customer service, coupled with Corning’s expertise in glass technologies and proprietary manufacturing processes, will create a portfolio of mobile device screen protectors that deliver a step change in performance and added peace-of-mind for consumers.” A specific release date for the Amplify screen protection portfolio has not yet been announced other than “coming soon.”

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