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SCHOTT Solar CSP Repositions its Receiver Production Focus shifts to the glass-metal sealings and R&D in Mitterteich, whereas the receiver production will continue in Spain
SCHOTT Solar CSP GmbH will be reorganizing its production setup for solar receivers. In Mitterteich, focus will shift to the glass-metal sealings – one of the key components of the receiver and one of the USP’s of SCHOTT Solar CSP. The receiver will continue to be manufactured in Aznalcóllar, close to Sevilla, Spain. Production in Mitterteich will be discontinued indefinitely. Should demand once again rise, then production can be reactivated. More
Original heating source now new-fashioned favourite Sydney, July 29, 2014 - With the *NSW government recognising the outstanding energy efficiency of wood heating, rating it higher than five star gas heating or six star air conditioning, budget savvy home owners are upgrading their old fireplaces.
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 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
Mainz (Germany), July 21, 2014 – Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) and Lufthansa Technik (LHT) have signed a contract for the installation of the HelioJet LED lighting system, designed and developed in cooperation between the specialty glass expert and lighting specialist SCHOTT and LHT. As the first to place an order for the new aircraft cabin LED lighting system, SAS is the launching customer for HelioJet. The installation is part of a comprehensive cabin modification program for seven A330 and A340 aircraft which SAS will execute over the next months. The first aircraft equipped with HelioJet is expected to fly in 2015.
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.
Mainz (Germany) & Tokyo (Japan), July 9, 2014 – 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.
Wide variety of glass and metal combinations from SCHOTT for long-term protection SCHOTT offers a broad range of material combinations for use in hermetic glass-to-metal and ceramic-to-metal sealed packages – from titanium and aluminum to Monel and Inconel
Landshut (Germany), May 5, 2014 – The international technology group and specialty glass expert SCHOTT offers hermetic housings, made from a wide variety of materials, for the protection of sensitive electronics used in harsh environments. Sensors, for example, are used in numerous applications that function in demanding conditions. In order to reliably protect these sensors, various metals and alloys ranging from titanium and aluminum to Monel and Inconel can be used. In addition to glass-to-metal combinations, ceramic-to-metal seals are also possible depending on the compatibility of the coefficients of thermal expansion. The company has been active in this business for over 70 years and based on its broad know-how of material selection and combination, SCHOTT offers in-depth consultation to help customers achieve their desired product properties. SCHOTT will be presenting its product portfolio in the area of hermetic housings and feedthroughs at the SMT in Nuremberg from May 6-8. (SCHOTT booth no. 301 in hall 9).
SCHOTT India Acquitted of Anti-Competitive Conduct Competition Appellate Tribunal rules in favor of SCHOTT India against the Competition Commission of India and Kapoor Glass Pvt. Ltd.
The Tribunal condemns Kapoor Glass’ act of forging SCHOTT India glass tubes as a direct hazard to human lives More
SCHOTT donates EUR 23,000 in aid to help the victims of the Typhoon in the Philippines Mainz, March 20, 2014. Typhoon Haiyan decimated the Philippines last November. SCHOTT AG employees and the company itself collected EUR 23,029.32 in donations together to help with the reconstruction effort by holding a fundraising campaign. During a company assembly that was held today, the Chairman of the Works Council, Wolfgang Heinrich, and Hans-Peter Langer, Head of Personnel for the SCHOTT Group, presented a check in this amount to Dr. Michael de Frênes, Head of the Malteser in the diocese of Mainz, and Dr. Kai Kronfeld, Managing Director of the Malteser in Mainz. These donations will be put toward a rebuilding project sponsored by Malteser International in a village on the island of Bantayan. The funds will help to provide 13 families with new places to live. More SCHOTT returns to profitability
Fiscal year 2012/2013: EUR 26 million in consolidated net income
Sales declined by 2 percent to EUR 1.84 billion due to currency translation
Investments in tangible fixed assets rose to EUR 122 million
SCHOTT to Display Future Innovations in Drug Packaging at Pharmapack 2014 Paris, February 05, 2014 – SCHOTT invites the pharmaceutical industry to take a peek at future innovations in drug packaging at the Pharmapack Trade Show (Paris, February 12 - 13, 2014).
At booth 602 SCHOTT will be showcasing a whole range of new packaging solutions – starting from glass vials that help pharma companies to prevent delamination to ready to use solutions that enable lyophilization of nested glass containers. In order to ensure a smooth integration into existing customers’ processes, SCHOTT has been working on both of these topics together with its customers and filling line manufacturers. More