SCHOTT in Grünenplan/Eschershausen, Germany
Center of Excellence for Thin Glass Manufacturing, Coating & Processing
The plant in Grünenplan serves as the Center of Excellence for thin glass manufacturing. By applying proprietary down-draw and up-draw production processes, SCHOTT in Grünenplan is capable of offering a wide variety of different types of glass and optical materials in thicknesses of only 25 microns, the thinnest glass on the market today.
In addition to its thin glass manufacturing capabilities, SCHOTT in Grünenplan boasts outstanding coating capabilities to enable products such as CONTURAN®. This clear anti-reflective glass has already proven itself in many different cover applications. CONTURAN® DARO, on the other hand, represents a special version of this product that combines anti-reflective and oleophobic, i.e. anti-fingerprint properties for the first time ever - a breakthrough for a wide variety of touch applications.
Additional parts of the product portfolio made in Grünenplan are decorative glasses used for interior and exterior applications as well as restoration glasses and radiation shielding glasses.
Grünenplan employs approx. 400 employees.