Past Press Releases

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24.
June
A Sensor Packaging Revolution
Pioneering technologies complement SCHOTT’s hermetic sensor packaging portfolio

Sensors are only as good as their individual components. When they need to function in extreme operating environments or deliver superior and stable optical performance, hermetic packaging and sealing comes into play. SCHOTT has now complemented its vast and long-established portfolio of hermetic packaging components with further ground-breaking innovations: HEATAN™ technology enables reliability in ultra-high temperature applications even beyond 1000°C, while Primoceler™ glass micro bonding enables ultra-miniaturized chip-size sensor packages.
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24.
June
Simplified High Temperature Sensor Designs
Revolutionary HEATAN™ technology enables less design complexity for sensors operating in 1000°C and above environments

Demands for improved fuel economy and stricter emissions standards, such as EURO 6, are bringing about technical challenges that must be fulfilled by a new generation of automotive sensors. The need for innovative engine management systems and intelligent exhaust treatment technologies will further increase with the likely introduction of EURO 7. These sensors will become increasingly sophisticated while needing to perform reliably in extreme temperatures and corrosive environments. SCHOTT’s revolutionary HEATAN™ technology is able to withstand these operating conditions with superior robustness, while also offering increased competitiveness through reduced design complexity.
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05.
June
SCHOTT AG to acquire Australian microfluidic expert MINIFAB
Customers to benefit from complementary portfolio of top quality polymer and glass solutions for breakthrough diagnostics applications

SCHOTT AG, a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire the Australian microfluidic company MINIFAB Pty Ltd.
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13.
May
Next generation of SCHOTT RealView™ high-index glass wafers enables further expansion of Field of View in Augmented and Mixed Reality
Manufacturers of Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) devices have a new solution to boost user experience by using the new generation of SCHOTT RealView high-index glass wafers with a refractive index of 1.9. Deeply immersive AR/MR applications are now possible, enabled by a wider Field of View (FoV) of up to 65 degrees. SCHOTT’s researchers achieved these remarkable advancements by designing a glass formulation meeting the unique demands of the industry. SCHOTT’s Augmented Reality team will be available for technical discussions at booth 1334 at Display Week 2019 in San Jose, California from May 14 to May 16. More
29.
April
SCHOTT teams up with SINCAD to ensure the highest quality pharmaceutical packaging
Pharma Packaging division signs exclusive cooperation and development agreement with French engineering company that specializes in developing and manufacturing vision control systems

The international technology group SCHOTT and the French engineering firm SINCAD have signed an exclusive cooperation and development agreement aimed at strengthening SCHOTT’s expertise in the field of camera inspection systems. The agreement includes the assurance that SINCAD will distribute its highly advanced camera systems exclusively to SCHOTT and not offer them to any other supplier in the pharmaceutical industry in the future.
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01.
April
Style and functionality above the clouds: SCHOTT presents new lighting solutions for aircraft interiors at AIX 2019
The international technology group SCHOTT will showcase industry-leading lighting solutions emphasizing small space installation and enhanced passenger experiences at the Aircraft Interior Expo (AIX) in Hamburg. The featured products include HelioCurve, a unique LED solution for both ambient and functional lighting. SCHOTT® Opal and SCHOTT® Sapphire are the new series of compact in-seat reading lights that impress with their distinct design and intuitive features. SCHOTT will also demonstrate HelioJet® SpectrumCC, the advanced cabin lighting system that recently received the German Innovation Award in Gold, as well as LuminaLine a new lighting concept which won the famous Red Dot Design Award. More
25.
March
SCHOTT EVERIC™: Vials optimized for high potency drugs, even with low filling volumes
SCHOTT presents a new generation of ultra-pure pharmaceutical vials to meet the exacting drug stability needs of low-fill drugs. Designed as a modular concept, EVERIC™ provides pharmaceutical companies with a unique combination of attributes to package biologic drugs while supporting today’s quality requirements of fill and finish lines. More
25.
March
World’s first lubricant-free prefillable glass syringe launched at DCAT 2019
Lubricants have long been a necessary evil for prefillable syringes. They aid in reducing the injection force to make the treatment more comfortable for the patient, yet could also influence and harm the drug. Pharma packaging specialist SCHOTT has successfully tackled this challenge and presents syriQ BioPure® lubricant-free – the first prefillable glass syringe (PFS) that completely eliminates the need for silicone or similar substances. The new syringe will be available in the course of 2019. More
25.
March
SCHOTT to invest $1 billion globally in pharmaceutical packaging business through 2025
The specialty glass and materials company SCHOTT is making a $1 billion global investment in its global pharmaceutical packaging business. The announcement was made at DCAT Week, running March 18 to 21, 2019 in New York City. A growing global demand for high quality pharmaceutical packaging, such as vials, syringes, ampoules and cartridges made of Borosilicate glass and polymer, has prompted the international technology group to build new production sites in Germany and China, and invest in new lines and manufacturing technology around the world. More
21.
March
Speeding LNG Growth in China - SCHOTT Eternaloc® Terminal Headers Help to Safely Drive the Expansion of LNG Applications
Mainz, Germany / Shanghai, China – At the LNG2019 (Shanghai, April 1-5), the International Technology Group SCHOTT will be presenting its components for the LNG, oil and gas industries at booth 4225. The focus will be on maintenance-free Eternaloc® terminal headers for safely operating cryogenic submerged pumps and turbine expanders in onshore, offshore and small-scale LNG applications. More
15.
March
SCHOTT ROBAX® Magic with Signature Impressions gives fireplace design a new spark
SCHOTT launches ROBAX® Magic with Signature Impressions in North America. The new line of panels for gas fireplaces creates stunning visual effects, amplifies flames, and gives the illusion of depth in the firebox. ROBAX® Magic with Signature Impressions panels are available in a variety of colors, surface textures, and printed decorations to give designers wide latitude to create new experiences and to differentiate their products. Several design examples will be on display at booth 1429 during HPBExpo March 14 to 16 in Dallas, Texas. More
31.
January
SCHOTT TOPPAC® cosmetic syringes: Injecting beauty made easy
International technology group SCHOTT is introducing SCHOTT TOPPAC® cosmetic, a new COC (cyclic olefin copolymer) polymer syringe specifically designed for cosmetic and medical applications involving hyaluronic acid. Thanks to a reduced needle pop-off risk, improved dose accuracy and high break resistance, the syringes are especially suitable for highly viscous drugs. The new polymer syringes will become available in February 2019 and will be displayed at IMCAS World Congress in Paris, Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, at TSK Laboratory’s booth #46. More
22.
January
World’s Largest Convex Mirror Substrate Delivered
SCHOTT manufactured an extremely curved secondary mirror substrate made of ZERODUR® glass-ceramic in Mainz, Germany, for the ESO´s Extremely Large Telescope More
17.
January
SCHOTT completes portfolio of ready-to-use adaptiQ® vials with 15R to 30R ISO formats
As the first supplier of nested ready-to-use vials, SCHOTT has expanded its portfolio by large-size ISO formats of 15R, 20R, 25R and 30R vials commercially available for human use (FHU). The vials, which are delivered pre-sterilized in a tub and nest configuration, are manufactured at the company’s production site in USA and are ready to order. More
16.
January
SCHOTT AG Delivers Record Financial Results for Fiscal 2018
SCHOTT’s strategic plan for future growth through innovation and acquisitions remains firmly on course in the US and beyond

- Fiscal year 2017/2018: currency-adjusted sales 6.3% higher
- Record annual profit of USD $247 million
- High investments creating sustainable growth
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16.
January
SCHOTT to invest 300 million euros in pharmaceutical packaging business
Group to build new production facilities in Germany and China and expand capacity in India and Switzerland More
2018
18.
December
Europe’s most ecofriendly stove is equipped with ROBAX® glass-ceramic fire viewing panels
Hybrid is in, even the kind without four wheels: The Aduro Hybrid stove combines ecofriendly pellets with a cozy wood fire. It received the prestigious European Business Award for the Environment in the “Sustainable Products and Services” category. The people at SCHOTT ROBAX® can be excited about that, too, as the glass-ceramic fire viewing panels support better combustion with fewer emissions and make the product design even more attractive. More
21.
November
SCHOTT invests in AI start-up NNAISENSE
SCHOTT AG, an international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics has taken a lead role in the Series B financing round of Swiss startup NNAISENSE. More
20.
November
SCHOTT CERAN® is “Brand of the Century” 2019
Every three years, the ZEIT publishing group honors those brands that have managed to become the worldwide standard for an entire industry. SCHOTT CERAN® is one of them – and once again “Brand of the Century 2019”. More
08.
November
Thin, stable & anti-reflective - cover glass with an attractive trio of properties
SCHOTT is excited to introduce CONTURAN® Tough AS at the “electronica” trade fair as an alternative for mechanically stressed display glazing.

Two letters, one big difference: AS stands for aluminosilicate glass. With this basic substrate, the SCHOTT technology group is not only expanding its range of anti-reflective CONTURAN® glasses, but also its list of positive properties. CONTURAN® Tough AS is 50 percent more break-resistant than comparable hardened float glass and is thinner and more lightweight. At the electronica trade fair from the 13th to 16th of November 2018 in Munich, display manufacturers can find out more exciting details about the new product (Hall B4, Stand 246).
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News, Exhibitions & Events
20.
August
Exhibition 11th Annual Next Generation DX Summit, Washington, D.C., USA, 08-20 to 08-22-2019
04.
August
Exhibition 71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, Anaheim, CA, USA, 08-04 to 08-08-2019
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