Serum Institute of India (SII) acquires 50% stake of SCHOTT Kaisha to become SCHOTT’s joint venture partner and secure pharma packaging supply
Germany’s specialty glass company SCHOTT AG has a new partner: Serum Institute of India, the world‘s largest vaccine producer and manufacturer of highly-effective biologics, has bought the 50% stake in the Indian joint venture SCHOTT Kaisha from former co-owners Kairus Dadachanji and Shapoor Mistry. The joint venture is the leading Indian manufacturer of pharma packaging products such as vials, syringes, ampoules and cartridges used to package life-saving medications. With this acquisition, Serum is securing its supply of high-quality pharma packaging amid rising global demand.Plus d’info
New factory in Turkey to begin operations in early 2022
• Investment of €9 million in latest production technology
• 50 percent higher production of processed flat glass products for the home appliance industry
• SCHOTT Orim will create a double-digit number of new jobs at each project stage over the next two yearsPlus d’info
In 1971, engineers at SCHOTT revolutionized cooking with a black glass-ceramic. The high-tech material, which was originally designed for space applications, has been a central feature of modern kitchen designs ever since. In its anniversary year, SCHOTT reaches a new sales milestone.
• SCHOTT CERAN® celebrates its 50th brand anniversary this year – a birthday that’s accompanied by news of a total of 200 million pieces sold.
• Despite the coronavirus pandemic, SCHOTT continued production at its main site in Mainz, Germany, and was able to meet increasing demand in the household appliance market after initial stagnation at the end of the first wave.Plus d’info
SCHOTT, a leading supplier of primary pharmaceutical packaging, is investing another single-digit million-euro amount into Canadian big data expert Smart Skin as part of their second financing round. Smart Skin offers a monitoring system that helps pharma companies identify weak spots on their production lines. As a result, the pharmaceutical containers run smoothly on the lines, saving the pharma companies time and money. The Smart Skin solution is part of a comprehensive package that SCHOTT offers to improve productivity and increase yield.Plus d’info
A comprehensive process analytical technology (PAT) solution is ready for pharmaceutical companies to further enhance automation and real-time monitoring of their bioprocesses without compromising the sterile boundary. International technology company SCHOTT, biotech manufacturer INFORS HT, and the process spectrometer manufacturer tec5 are announcing a highly advanced product combination for the direct use of Raman spectroscopy in bioreactors. The tailored system is a seamless combination of bioreactor, spectrometer system, and probe receptacle, and meets typical instrumental and regulatory requirements.Plus d’info
For the first time this year, SCHOTT Flat Glass will be showcasing various innovative solutions for tempered glass in home appliances at the Appliance & Electronics World Expo 2021. As one of the world’s top trade shows for home appliance and consumer electronics, AWE will attract over 1,000 exhibitors to Shanghai, China on March 23-25 to demonstrate their latest technology and innovations. Joining them for the first time, SCHOTT Flat Glass will be located at Booth 5C55 in Hall 5.2.Plus d’info
SCHOTT’s pharmaceutical packaging business unit has delivered enough vials to provide more than 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines, marking a massive contribution to the global fight against COVID-19. The company remains well on track to deliver vials for more than 2 billion vaccine doses through 2021.Plus d’info
* Sales rise by 2.2% to EUR 2.24 billion, EBIT of EUR 288 million
* Investments of EUR 350 million planned, the highest in company history
* SCHOTT products help in the fight against COVID-19
* Climate protection: 75% of energy needs covered by green electricityPlus d’info
Half a century ago, it revolutionized cooking. Today, it is impossible to imagine the kitchen without this black glass-ceramic cooktop.
Since its market launch in 1971, the smooth black glass-ceramic from SCHOTT has continued to set new standards in kitchens around the world. Originally designed to find new galaxies in giant telescopes, it soon became a bestseller and trendsetter in cooking. With more than 180 million cooktops sold, the Original CERAN® has been leading the market for years, enabling new appliance features and designs time and again, and after 50 years is still well equipped for the kitchen trends of tomorrow.Plus d’info
SCHOTT continues to produce record-breaking numbers of pharmaceutical containers, including critical glass vials, as the U.S. prepares for COVID-19 vaccine distribution. With the industry’s focus on scaling up approved vaccine production, proven and safe pharmaceutical primary packaging is key to accelerating rapid drug distribution and ensuring patient safety.Plus d’info
The international specialty glass manufacturer SCHOTT is building a second melting tank for pharmaceutical glass tubing at its main plant in Mainz, Germany. The investment volume amounts to 40 million euros. The new production facility is scheduled to go into operation in mid-2022 and will then offer 100 new jobs, 50 of which will be directly at SCHOTT. With this investment, SCHOTT is responding to the dynamically increasing global demand for glass tubing for pharmaceutical packaging.Plus d’info
Specialty glass manufacturer SCHOTT has commenced production at its new pharmaceutical tubing factory in China. The new plant will produce high-quality FIOLAX® borosilicate glass tubing – the base material for pharmaceutical packaging such as vials, ampoules, syringes and cartridges, which the vast majority of COVID-19 vaccine projects rely upon. SCHOTT has invested 60 million Euros in the new plant as part of a 1 billion USD investment in its global pharmaceutical business.Plus d’info
SCHOTT, the inventor of specialty glass, has joined the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Global Connect Subscription program to accelerate growth in North America. SCHOTT will tap into the NKBA’s 50,000 strong membership to gain a stronger foothold in the kitchen and bath industry, leverage the program’s expertise, and expand the company’s opportunity to equip manufacturers with glass materials for current and future designs.Plus d’info
Specialty glass manufacturer presents ambitious plan
The international specialty glass Group SCHOTT is preparing to face up to the challenges of climate change more than ever before. “We want to turn SCHOTT into a climate neutral company by 2030 and thus actively contribute to climate protection,” explains Dr. Frank Heinricht, Chairman of the Board of Management of SCHOTT AG. No other company in the specialty glass industry has ever set itself such an ambitious goal. The “Zero Carbon” project is an integral part of the new Group Strategy.Plus d’info
High light output and slim design for stereo microscopy and machine vision
With the ColdVision MC-LS, the SCHOTT technology group has developed a LED light source that combines a maximum light output of 850 lumens with easy operation in a compact housing. New features such as a USB port and legacy analog inputs enable the light source to be controlled remotely. Compatibility with all SCHOTT ColdVision series light guides ensures homogeneous illumination and a wide range of applicationsPlus d’info
Mainz, Germany; Jambusar, India; November 11 2020: SCHOTT AG, a global leader in pharmaceutical glass manufacturing, has inaugurated a new melting tank in its Gujarat-based facility with an approximate investment of EUR 25 Million. The new tank would help increasing the plant’s production capacity by 10,000 tonnes to reach an annual capacity of 40000 metric tonnes.Plus d’info
The next generation of coatings for glass-ceramic fire-viewing panels from SCHOTT sets new standards in terms of heat reflection.
ROBAX® IR SuperMax, heat-reflective coating is a world-leading innovation that reflects up to 16x more infrared- or heat radiation back into the combustion chamber than an uncoated fire-viewing panel. As a result, combustion is more efficient and produces fewer emissions without losing the performance of the coating over the entire lifetime of the stove. Thanks to the pyrolysis-like effect of the SCHOTT innovation, the viewing pane also remains significantly cleaner.Plus d’info