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Materials for circuit boards
Mounted on Thin Glass
Burgeoning quantities of data and increasingly faster rates of transmission in telecommunications require electrical components whose performance must be constantly improved to meet these challenges. Greater demands are thus also being made on materials for circuit boards. The thin glass produced by SCHOTT in Grünenplan is an ideal substrate for these high-tech components of the future. [more]

Solar technology
Power from Solar Energy
With their new joint venture RWE SCHOTT Solar GmbH, the partners RWE Solutions and SCHOTT have launched an ambitious project in the field of solar technology that has a good potential for growth in the long term. [more]

Entertainment electronics
The Window to the World
SCHOTT is a pioneer in glass components for television sets. The success story began in 1936, and since 1953 the Mainz plant has been fabricating screens and funnels for the entertainment electronics sector – 250 million to date. [more]
“The Days of CRT Are Far from Over”
Dr. Udo Ungeheuer, responsible for the Strategic Business Unit Display Solutions on the Management Board of SCHOTT GLAS, talks about the future of TV glass components and SCHOTT’s evolution to a full-range provider of displays. [more]
A Pioneer in Glass Components
With its special glass SCHOTT has played a major role in the technological development of television sets. [more]

Environmental Technologies
A Potent Gas: Ozone
It was a recording-breaking event when the new celllulose plant of Votorantim Celulose e Papel featuring the world’s biggest ozone generator went on stream in Brazil. Produced by Wedeco Environmental Technologies, the generator boasts another superlative: it is equipped with an impressive 63,000 “Duran” glass tubes from SCHOTT-Rohrglas. [more]

Engineering materials
A Futuristic Office Building
Optimized energy consumption, innovative construction, modern technology – these features characterize the new administration building of the Westdeutschen Immobilien Bank in Mainz. All this was achieved with state-of-the-art engineering materials, including “Pyran S” from SCHOTT. [more]

Fiber-reinforced glass
Collaborations on Composites
After the glass industry, the aluminum industry has now discovered “Fortadur,” a fiber-reinforced glass produced by SCHOTT Medica. New research findings give reason to believe that this family of composites has a promising future. [more]

Weather satellite
More Precise Forecasts
At the end of August 2002 the world’s most advanced weather satellite was launched into space by an Ariane 5 rocket. With the help of mirrors made from “ZERODUR®“ glass ceramic, the satellite will soon enable meteorologists to take a much more exact look at weather occurrences. [more]

Pulmonary diagnostics
Continuous Improvement
Special flasks for helium produced from a high-purity grade of SCHOTT’s “SUPREMAX” glass play a crucial role in a new and trailblazing method of pulmonary diagnostics. [more]

Hard Tests for Soft Drinks
At Coca-Cola’s production site in Liederbach near Frankfurt am Main in Germany, titrators from SCHOTT help the company fulfill its taste requirements. [more]

Airlines See the Light
Galleys made of aluminum for passenger aircraft are one of the specialties of Bucher Leichtbau AG. A major feature of the innovative concept is the lighting system with glass fiber. [more]

Schwerin Castle
Carefully Restored
SCHOTT Spezialglas AG, Standort Grünenplan was involved in the restoration of the Schwerin Castle – with “Restover” window glass for the orangery. [more]

communications campaign
Live at the Scene
With a new communications campaign SCHOTT aims to strengthen its image as a marketed-oriented and innovative company. [more]