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Press Releases in 2013

Feb

21
SCHOTT plans to grow through its core businesses in 2013
  • Strong market position in the areas of Pharmaceutical Systems, Home Tech, Electronic Packaging and Advanced Materials

  • Withdrawal from polycrystalline photovoltaics to leave no lasting adverse effects on the company

  • Investments in tangible fixed assets to increase to 150 million euros in 2012/2013

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Corporate News

Aug

12
SCHOTT Appoints Michael Platt to Plant Manager of Duryea, Pa. Manufacturing and Research Facility
Platt brings more than 30 years of manufacturing experience to Duryea, looks to further improve and expand operations in wake of March fire

June

16
SCHOTT Offers Single Source for All Active and Passive Glass Components for Lasers
Material and coating expertise allows for optimized glass components that have an extremely high laser damage threshold

June

09
SCHOTT Offers a Complete Range of Highly Sophisticated Interference Filters
SCHOTT’s development, manufacturing, and quality assurance expertise enables customer-specific interference filters for use in space exploration, medical diagnostics, and industrial applications

May

27
SCHOTT Sets Glass Tubing Record with Outer Diameter of 460 Millimeters
Further-developed manufacturing process allows SCHOTT to produce the world’s largest industrially manufactured tubes

May

20
New SCHOTT dielectric for use with short pulses and high frequencies in high-voltage applications
POWERAMIC® N150 glass-ceramic for more compact designs and higher capacity at rated voltage

May

19
Goodbye smartphone scratches and glare: SCHOTT coatings set new standard for mobile device cover glass
SCHOTT licenses latest technology to established Asian manufacturers for reliable and fast supply

Apr

28
Boost of Algae Output by More Than 20 Percent using SCHOTT Oval Glass Tubes
Heliae photobioreactors increase total daily algae growth rate and maximum culture density with

Apr

21
Play it safe: SCHOTT Debuts New Polymer Prefillable Syringe for Sensitive Drugs
SCHOTT TopPac® SD to ensure higher drug stability with lower E&L profile

Apr

20
SCHOTT Defense Showcases Glass Technologies Aimed to Reduce Size, Weight, Power, and Cost for the U.S. Military
SCHOTT will display a range of glass technologies for defense applications at DSS

Apr

20
SCHOTT to Demonstrate Excellence in Vials at Interphex 2015
adaptiQ® ready-to-use packaging and new formats for delamination-controlled vials / new polymer syringe for sensitive drugs

Apr

09
Flexible and Ultra-thin Illumination Solutions for Aircraft Seats Grant New Design Freedom
Fiber optic solutions from SCHOTT maximize design flexibility while minimizing project risk

Mar

24
Up in the Air: An Inside Look at an Innovative New Aircraft Lighting System
Scandinavian Airlines is the first to use the HelioJet® SpectrumCC cabin lighting

Mar

23
SCHOTT to Showcase PURAVIS® GOF120 Optical Fiber with Aperture Angle of Up to 120 Degrees
SCHOTT will display its entire optical fiber portfolio at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 2015 Annual Meeting

Mar

16

Mar

06
SCHOTT Duryea Gives Thanks to First Responders and the Community
Several Departments to Restart Operations Next Week Already

Mar

05
SCHOTT Makes Glass Grills a Reality at HPBExpo 2015
SCHOTT will showcase glass-ceramic now commercially available in grills and ROBAX for fireplaces

Feb

23
SCHOTT North America Helps Manufacture SCHOTT’s Global Growth
Glass innovations manufactured in North America are used in wide range of global industries

Feb

13
SCHOTT Raises $5,500 for Project Night Night at Photonics West Show
SCHOTT and local charity help bring light to children in need

Feb

09
The World’s First Autoclavable Ring-Shaped High Brightness LED from SCHOTT
The new Solidur™ Ring LED for integration into the designs of dental and medical devices

Feb

04
SCHOTT Highlights Collaborative Design at SPIE BiOS
SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging, the global fiber optic and LED specialist, will present its portfolio of light technologies for medical devices at the BiOS Expo

Jan

26
SCHOTT to Raise Money for Project Night Night at Photonics West
SCHOTT to match donations up to $5,000 to help children in need

Jan

22
SCHOTT on a successful course
  • Fiscal year 2013/2014: Sales rose by 4% adjusted for currency effects
  • Significant improvement in profitability, EBIT of EUR 135 million and EUR 66 million in consolidated net profit
  • Comprehensive change process within the group aimed at achieving profitable growth
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Jan

20
Advanced Optics appoints Andreas Haedrich Vice President Sales
New strategic set-up of SCHOTT’s oldest business unit to optimize customer relationships
2014

Dec

02
SCHOTT North America Names Greg Wolters President
Wolters has been a leader within SCHOTT for past 25 years

Nov

19
SCHOTT Advances MEMS Technology by Using HermeS® Glass Wafers with Through Glass Vias
The wafers enable reliable and miniaturized packaging of sensitive MEMS devices in industrial, medical, and radio-frequency applications

Nov

14
Glass from SCHOTT delivers brilliant extraterrestrial images of Comet Tschuri
Radiation-resistant optical glass from SCHOTT contributes to the success of the Rosetta mission

Nov

10
Specialty glass unites people with technology
SCHOTT to present its glass products for use in display applications and its broad range of glass wafers at electronica

Nov

05
SCHOTT to Restructure Duryea Plant
Site to continue producing glass while moving select optical glass production to Germany
SCHOTT North America, Inc. announced today that it will move and centralize a portion of its optical glass production to its headquarters in Mainz, Germany. The decision will affect up to 80 of the 230 workers at its Duryea, PA plant and is scheduled to be implemented in March 2015. SCHOTT will provide outplacement services to displaced employees and, if available, offer alternative jobs at the Duryea plant and other North American SCHOTT locations. More

Oct

20
Tiny & Tough: The New SCHOTT Mini LED for Use in Dental and Medical Technology
The world's smallest hermetic, yet fully autoclavable, high-power LED
The international technology group SCHOTT is launching a new Mini LED for lighting applications in dental and medical technology that outperforms all previous solutions. As the world's smallest hermetic, yet fully autoclavable, high-power or high-brightness (HB) LED currently on the market, it is both tiny & tough. Thanks to its gas-tight housing made of inorganic, non-aging materials, the Mini LED is particularly robust and successfully withstands chemicals, corrosion, and pressure, even with changing temperatures. The Mini LED is thus an extremely reliable light source that efficiently emits high-quality light over a long period of time. SCHOTT will be presenting this new development for the first time ever from November 12 to 15 at COMPAMED in Dusseldorf, Germany (hall 8b, booth H08). More

Oct

20
Flexible, Elegant, Heat-Resistant and Scratchproof
SCHOTT to present the versatility of specialty glass at glasstec
The international technology group and specialty glass expert SCHOTT will be presenting its innovations at glasstec in Dusseldorf again this year. The leading international trade fair on glass is being held under the motto “intelligent glass” and will focus on thin glass technology among other topics. With its ultra-thin glass, even on a roll, SCHOTT offers a high-performance material for innovative applications in various industries. The company based in Mainz, Germany, will also be showing many other types of flat glass – from striking architectural glass to design-oriented toughened glasses for kitchens or vehicle cabins, high-performance flat glass-ceramics for industrial applications, or thin, lightweight, highly scratchproof specialty glass for smartphones and more. SCHOTT will be presenting its products and innovations at booth A 22 in Hall 11 from October 21-24. More

Oct

13
SCHOTT Defense Showcases Innovation at AUSA with Armor and Glass Technologies
SCHOTT to feature transparent armor windows, multispectral glass, and other glass advances critical to defense applications at the 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exhibition
SCHOTT Defense will exhibit its range of glass technologies and materials at the Association of the United States Army's (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C. from Oct. 13 to 15, 2014 at booth #1309. The products on display will include RESISTAN® transparent armor windows, which are currently protecting the Armed Forces using the MRAP all-terrain vehicle (M-ATV) and also support the protection of next-generation tactical vehicles programs such as the Ground Mobility Vehicle (GMV) and Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV). In addition, SCHOTT will feature multispectral glasses that can help Soldiers maintain situational awareness while reducing the size, weight, and cost of imaging systems as well as other components critical to defense applications. More

Oct

06
SCHOTT Debuts All-Glass Chiller Door System to Expand Viewing Area and Drastically Cut Energy Consumption
SCHOTT Termofrost® AGD 3, Polaris® LED systems offer highest quality, energy-efficiency, and reliability
SCHOTT North America will unveil its new SCHOTT Termofrost® AGD 3 all-glass door system for refrigeration cases in U.S. stores at the 2014 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show in Las Vegas, held between October 7 and 10. SCHOTT has recognized the benefits of combining German engineering with American manufacturing to produce the highest quality product. SCHOTT’s Vincennes, Indiana facility fulfills that goal for the Termofrost AGD 3 and other systems through a one-piece manufacturing product flow that ensures quality checks throughout production. SCHOTT will display its entire line of refrigerator glass door systems at NACS at booth #6579. More

Sep

23
SCHOTT and Algatechnologies Ltd. Present a New Method to Improve Algae Production
SCHOTT and Algatechnologies will present a case study at the Algae Biomass Summit on a new thin-walled tubing that has boosted algae production efficiency
SCHOTT and Algatechnologies Ltd. (Algatech), a biotechnology company specializing in algae production, have signed an R&D agreement to strengthen their partnership following a successful one-year study of new glass tubes at Algatech’s algae production facility. SCHOTT‘s thin-walled DURAN® glass tubes significantly improved cultivation efficiency in the yields of Algatech’s AstaPure® natural astaxanthin. Dr. Nikolaos Katsikis of SCHOTT and Raz Rashelbach of Algatech will present the study’s full results at the Algae Biomass Summit, held from September 29 to October 2 in San Diego, Calif. More

Sep

22
SCHOTT expands its range of highly resistant sealing glasses for use in fuel cells
The broad range of high-performance sealants now also includes strontium- and barium-free glass solders for low- and medium-temperature SOFCs
The international technology group SCHOTT offers a broad range of sealing glasses for use in solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). These glass solders help to hermetically seal cells and stacks that consist of metallic and ceramic compounds. They are used with nearly all types of fuel cells and provide significant advantages, especially for high-temperature SOFCs, due to their high resistance to heat. Strontium- and barium-free sealing glasses have now been added to the product line. These can be applied to metal alloys that contain a share of chromium and are thus also suited for use in low- and medium-temperature fuel cells. Sealing glass stands up to the harsh environmental conditions and high operating temperatures inside fuel cells and thus contributes to their durability. SCHOTT has been developing glass and glass-ceramic sealing glasses for use in fuel cell technology for 25 years and ranks as a world-leading manufacturer of glass solders. The company will be presenting its materials at the Asian SOFC Symposium in Busan, South Korea, from September 21 to 24, 2014. More

Sep

22
SCHOTT IRG Line Now Available on Zemax and CODE V for Optical Design
Optical designers can now access SCHOTT’s line of IRG products in major design software

The Advanced Optics Division of SCHOTT North America, Inc., a global manufacturer of high-quality optical components for the infrared (IR) industry, including its chalcogenide glass products, today announced that the newly renamed IRG product line (formally the IG product line) will be available on Zemax and CODE V®, two major brands of optical design software. SCHOTT IRG will be featured in the next release of the Zemax catalog file and Zemax OpticsStudio and has been updated in the 10.6 release of CODE V’s software.

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Aug

26
SCHOTT Develops Innovative Porous Glass Manufacturing Capability in Duryea, Pennsylvania
Event will honor State Senator John Blake and State Representative Mike Carroll for their efforts and support of innovation growth in Pennsylvania
SCHOTT North America, Inc. will officially inaugurate its new porous glass manufacturing process in Duryea, Pennsylvania at a ceremony to be held Tuesday, August 26, 2014 starting at 11 a.m. More

Aug

11
Solar Thermal Cooling Plant with SCHOTT Receivers Refreshes MNT Headquarter in South Africa
State-of-the art solar receivers from the technology leader energize South Africa’s first concentrating solar thermal cooling system More

July

31
SCHOTT Appoints Christopher Cassidy as Vice President Sales and Marketing for Pharmaceutical Packaging
Cassidy will lead North American growth of adaptiQ, Vials DC, syriQ, and other pharmaceutical packaging products
SCHOTT North America today announced the appointment of Christopher Cassidy as its new Vice President Sales and Marketing, North America for the pharmaceutical packaging business unit. Cassidy brings more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, and will apply his considerable expertise and proven leadership to fostering the continued growth of SCHOTT’s pharmaceutical packaging division. More

July

23
HelioJet SpectrumCC LED aircraft cabin lighting solution to take off for the first time with SAS
HelioJet SpectrumCC (Color Control) with its unique True Color Sensor emits life-long homogeneous colored light

July

22
German INDUSTRIEPREIS for SCHOTT Receivers
Mainz, July 22, 2014 – SCHOTT is this year’s winner of the 2014 INDUSTRIEPREIS (2014 German Industry Prize) in the category Energy & Environment. The international technology group was recognized for its high-performance receivers that are used in solar power plants. Thanks to their mature technology, SCHOTT receivers have a significant impact on the performance of these power plants and generate eco-friendly electricity for well over 20 years. In fact, they are even capable of supplying power to entire cities. The INDUSTRIEPREIS was awarded for the ninth time in mid-April to “outstanding industrial enterprises” by the “Initiative Mittelstand” and the German Huber Verlag für Neue Medien. More

July

14
SCHOTT Researchers Honored for Lifetime Contributions to the Glass Industry
Dr. Joseph Hayden wins the Stookey Award and Dr. Mark Davis named a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society

July

09
New CCTV lenses by SCHOTT MORITEX designed for high-precision inspection
Combined with a 5-megapixel camera, the ML-M MP5 Series achieves great image quality with higher resolution and contrast than conventional CCTV lenses
SCHOTT MORITEX, a manufacturer of machine vision systems and image-related equipment, is now introducing the ML-M MP5 Series with four lens models for high-precision inspection. The company’s newest lineup of high-end closed-circuit television (CCTV) lenses addresses the needs of applications using high pixel count image sensors, such as the inspection of printed circuit boards (PCBs), electronic components, and food and beverage products. The ML-M MP5 Series will be on display at SEMICON West in San Francisco on July 8-10, 2014 at booth #2510. More

July

08
SCHOTT MORITEX Offers New High-Brightness LED Line Illumination and High-Power Bar Illumination Series
Machine vision illumination for a wide range of inspection targets, including printed circuit boards, glass panels, and automotive parts
SCHOTT MORITEX, a manufacturer of machine vision systems and imaging-related equipment, recently introduced the MLNC high-brightness LED line illumination and MHBC high-power bar illumination series, two new machine vision lighting series for product inspection in a wide range of fields. Both new series of machine vision lights will be on display at SEMICON West in San Francisco on July 8-10, 2014 at booth #2510. More

July

07