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.

Portfolio of Products made in Grünenplan

Historical Milestones

SCHOTT in Grünenplan - 1930
Grünenplan in 1930
1744 Founding of the „fürstlichen Spiegelhütte“ on the „Grünen Plan“

1871 Changing the name in „Deutsche Spiegelglas AG“

1930 Takeover by Jenaer Glaswerke SCHOTT & Gen. (80%)

2002 100% takeover by the enterprise SCHOTT

2004 Changing SCHOTT into a stock corporation

2010 Selling the area of Ophthalmic to Barberini GmbH