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13.
December
SCHOTT fully acquired NEC SCHOTT Components Corporation
SCHOTT, a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics with its headquarters in Mainz (Germany), is looking to further strengthen its position in the important Japanese market for electronic components. As announced on November 24, the company has now purchased the remaining shares in the joint venture NEC SCHOTT Components Corp., Minakuchi (Japan). With the acquisition of NEC Corporation’s 49 percent share, the joint venture has become a fully-owned SCHOTT subsidiary. More
04.
December
Efficient and biologically safe: algae cultivation in glass tubes
Closed photobioreactors (PBR) made of glass allow algae to be grown efficiently and with excellent quality. The SCHOTT technology group will present the advantages of this technology over the widespread method of cultivating algae in open pond systems, alongside an innovative wastewater treatment that generates algae as biomass, at the AlgaEurope conference in Berlin (5th – 7th December, 2017). SCHOTT expert Fritz Wintersteller will offer more detailed information on the subject in his presentation titled “Tubular Glass Photobioreactors: Think Outside the Pond” at 10:40 am on the second day of the conference (6th December, 2017). More
30.
November
Nuclear Applications: Smart component selection enhances safety and lowers ownership costs
SCHOTT presents a short film detailing how utilizing high-quality components made with robust materials in nuclear power plants makes safer and more cost-efficient nuclear energy possible. More
29.
November
World’s First Glass-to-Aluminium Seal: SCHOTT’s New Lid Technology Boosts Capacitor Performance
New leak-tight lid technology will open a wealth of design opportunities for supercapacitors and electric double-layer capacitors, enabling higher capacitance and temperature resistance More
24.
November
SCHOTT to completely acquire NEC SCHOTT Components Corporation
SCHOTT, a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics with its headquarters in Mainz (Germany), is looking to further strengthen its position on the important Japanese market for electronic components. More
20.
November
SCHOTT to exhibit bendable ultra-thin glass at C-Touch in Shenzhen
The flexible and yet strong ultra-thin SCHOTT AS 87 eco glass has the ability to bring smartphones and wearable devices to the next level. Visitors are invited to discover the innovation at C-Touch Shenzhen at booth 1C19 in hall 1. More
14.
November
SCHOTT breaks new ground for diagnostics
As one of the leading international technology groups in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics, SCHOTT is exhibiting its high-performance solutions portfolio for diagnostic applications at COMPAMED 2017. More
02.
November
SCHOTT researcher named ACerS Fellow
Dr. Ulrich Fotheringham´s research now honored by the American Ceramic Society More
26.
October
Utah treatment plant tackles algae blooms using SCHOTT glass
A project by SCHOTT partner CLEARAS Water Recovery will serve as the centerpiece for the 2017 Algae Biomass Summit. The project, a 4-million-gallon-per-day wastewater nutrient recovery solution using SCHOTT glass tubing, marks the first large-scale commercialization of photobioreactor technology for nutrient recovery. The South Davis Sewer District will use CLEARAS’ solution to reduce nutrients that contribute to algae blooms in waterways. More
23.
October
Winning streak continues: Smart Access from SCHOTT lands Gold in 2018 German Design Award
The hands-free glass door system SCHOTT Termofrost® Smart Access has won over the judges for the 2018 German Design Award, an international competition run by the German Design Council, and received the Gold prize for its excellent product design in the “Retail” category. Previously, at EuroShop in March 2017, SCHOTT was awarded the AIT (Architektur Innenarchitektur Technischer Ausbau) innovation award. More
23.
October
New iQ™ platform from SCHOTT enhances safety, simplicity, and flexibility in pharma packaging
International technology group SCHOTT is simplifying drug development and manufacturing with its new iQ™ platform. This holistic concept standardizes ready-to-use (RTU) syringes, vials, and cartridges within a single tub format to run on the same filling line, minimizing changeover time in between. The platform relies on the proven nest-and-tub format, which has been used by the pharmaceutical industry to fill syringes for decades. It is compatible with a diverse array of filling line models from different manufacturers. The platform was developed to help pharmaceutical companies retain flexibility in response to rapidly changing market conditions and demand, while ensuring patient safety with high quality ready-to-use containers. More
20.
October
SCHOTT increases footprint in China
New plant to produce 2 billion pieces of high-quality pharmaceutical packaging per year International technology group SCHOTT underlines its commitment to the Chinese pharma market with the opening of a new packaging production this week. The plant is managed by the joint venture SCHOTT Xinkang. With an annual production capacity of two billion pieces, the new site enables the company to provide Chinese pharmaceutical manufacturers with high-quality packaging products even more effectively in the future. More
11.
October
SCHOTT France celebrates its 50th anniversary - France is the fourth largest market for SCHOTT
SCHOTT France SAS, the French sales company of the specialty glass manufacturer SCHOTT AG, celebrated its 50th anniversary by holding a customer event in Paris. The company was founded on October 1, 1967, making it SCHOTT’s oldest European subsidiary outside Germany. The technology group has been able to steadily increase its sales in France over the past years to over EUR 100 million. This makes France the fourth largest national market worldwide for SCHOTT. The sales company located in Colombes near Paris also serves customers in North Africa. More
09.
October
Mission-Critical Electronics Reliably Protected
In defense and aerospace applications, the quality of components and the reliability of the suppliers that provide them is critical. German hermetic packaging expert SCHOTT will showcase its capabilities and product offerings in hermetic microelectronic packages and substrates for defense and aerospace systems at European Microwave Week 2017 in Nuremberg, Germany. More
29.
September
SCHOTT expands U.S. Manufacturing with investment in new generation of pharma vials
International technology group SCHOTT has expanded its investment in the latest generation of pharmaceutical vials, mapping a future of stronger packaging options for pharmaceutical companies with U.S. manufacturing. More
21.
September
2017 CERAN® Design Awards: Award Winners Revealed
Futuristic cooking table announced as winning concept of the first ever international CERAN® Design Awards claiming first place and the € 5,000 prize. More
19.
September
Enhancing the car’s interior ambience
SCHOTT’s MultiLight is a new product from the company’s automotive portfolio. MultiLight binds an individual number of light guides in a single light source combining contour and spotlight illumination into one product. For OEMs and tier suppliers, it reduces the time and effort spent on integration while opening up more design options for a whole range of applications. More
30.
May
Window to distant galaxies: SCHOTT wins major contract to produce mirror substrates for the world’s largest telescope
The gigantic 39-meter primary mirror for the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) will soon be made up of 798 ZERODUR® glass-ceramic components. SCHOTT is set to deliver a total of 949 mirror substrates, including spares, made of ZERODUR® to the European Southern Observatory (ESO). Thanks to the headquarters’ investment of more than ten million Euros, the company is well prepared to respond to the increased demand. More
25.
January
SCHOTT presents highly transparent door variety for refrigerated cabinets at EuroShop 2017
Best visibility for product presentation and fast amortization are key decision factors for food retailers for closing open refrigerated display cases More
18.
January
Unexplored depths: the world’s largest telescope will peer out into space with technology from Mainz
SCHOTT has been awarded a contract for the production of mirror substrates for the secondary (M2) and tertiary mirrors (M3) of the European Extremely Large Telescope. M2 will be the largest convex mirror ever produced. A second melting tank will soon go into operation to meet the sustained high demand for ZERODUR® glass-ceramic. More
Trade Fairs & Events
11.
January
Trade fair Monumento, Salzburg, Austria, 11.01 - 13.01.2018
30.
January
Trade fair Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, 30.01 - 01.02.2018
05.
February
Trade fair GFIA, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 05.02 - 06.02.2018
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