FORT COLLINS, Colo., Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- OtterBox today announced its plan to expand its portfolio of mobile device accessories with the introduction of a new class of screen protection for mobile devices. OtterBox, the No. 1-selling smartphone case brand in the U.S.,1 and Corning Incorporated, the global leader in glass science and best-in-class cover glass technology, are forming a strategic partnership that will soon introduce Amplify glass screen protectors for today’s leading smartphones and tablets.
OtterBox's unparalleled experience in device protection will be combined with Corning's 167-year legacy of glass innovation to create a full portfolio of innovative glass solutions designed to provide added protection and improve the user experience. Amplify draws on proprietary engineering and manufacturing techniques to provide users with longer-lasting protection and durability, while also improving various facets of the digital screen experience including improved transmission and scratch resistance.
"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."
"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," said John Bayne, senior vice president and general manager, Corning Gorilla Glass. "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."
The Amplify screen protection portfolio is coming soon for iPhone, Galaxy and more. For more information, visit otterbox.com.
OtterBox innovates bold products that deliver confidence and trust in any pursuit. From its humble beginnings with a drybox in a Fort Collins, Colo., garage, OtterBox has honed and leveraged its expertise in manufacturing and design to become the No. 1-selling smartphone case brand in the U.S. and a leader in rugged outdoor lifestyle products.1
At the center of every OtterBox innovation is a deeper goal to effect positive, lasting change. In partnership with the OtterCares Foundation, OtterBox grows to give back by inspiring kids to change the world through entrepreneurship and philanthropy. To learn more about this mission, visit otterbox.com/givingback.
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1 Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service: Cell Phone Device Protection / Units Sold / January 2015 – June 2018
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