Company Profile

Company Profile: SCHOTT North America

SCHOTT Corporation, with its subsidiary SCHOTT North America, Inc., is the North American headquarters and holding company of North American subsidiaries of the SCHOTT Group. With 16 divisions and subsidiaries in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, SCHOTT Corporation employs approximately 2,200 people for the manufacture and distribution of special glass and glass-related systems. SCHOTT employs over 15,400 people worldwide and has sales of approximately US $2.55 billion.

Company Profile: SCHOTT 

SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics. The company has more than 130 years of outstanding development, materials and technology expertise and offers a broad portfolio of high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is an innovative enabler for many industries, including the home appliance, pharmaceutical, electronics, optics, automotive and aviation industries. SCHOTT strives to play an important part of everyone’s life and is committed to innovation and sustainable success. The parent company, SCHOTT AG, has its headquarters in Mainz (Germany) and is solely owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation. As a foundation company, SCHOTT assumes special responsibility for its employees, society and the environment.

Facts & Figures:

  • US $2.55 billion worldwide sales, 20% of which were generated in North America
  • 15,400 employees, 2,200 of whom are based in North America
  • Production plants and sales offices in 35 countries
SCHOTT global facts and figures

Carl Zeiss Foundation

Its main objectives are:

The Carl Zeiss Foundation (in German Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung) is probably the oldest and one of the best known company-linked foundations in all of Germany. It is the sole shareholder of SCHOTT AG, Mainz, and Carl Zeiss AG, Oberkochen (Germany).
  • to ensure the long-term existence of the foundation companies SCHOTT AG and Carl Zeiss AG
  • and to promote the sciences by paying out dividends
The Foundation is not permitted to sell shares in its companies.

Structure of the Carl Zeiss Foundation

Carl Zeiss Foundation structure