Short stories of SCHOTT solution no. 2/2008
Majority Interest in Moritex
Fiber optic manufacturers SCHOTT and Moritex aim for market leadership
In October, SCHOTT acquired a majority share of 70.8 percent in the Moritex Corporation, Tokyo, by way of a tender offer bid. Moritex is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is the leader in the field of led-based and fiber optic lighting systems, as well as optical imaging systems for use in industrial image processing (so-called machine vision systems), in Japan. schott itself is the largest international manufacturer of fiber optic light and image guides. With this investment, the company is seeking to achieve global market leadership in the field of imaging and lighting solutions.