Curved glass tubes of a photobioreactor


As one of the world’s leading experts in specialty glass and glass-ceramics, SCHOTT combines 130 years of experience with unique processing capabilities and innovative technology to set new standards in a vast range of industries. Our deep knowledge of glass helps our customers achieve their full potential.

Our expertise

Melting laboratory

Technology and processing

Our expert knowledge of all major processing techniques results in a broad portfolio of products that use the finest materials for the best performance.

Technology and processing
Molecular structure


Glass is fascinating and extremely versatile. Discover the range of glass and polymer materials with which SCHOTT creates innovative solutions, applications and products.

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Close up of molten glass

Glass melting and hot forming

Advanced melting technologies create glass and glass-ceramic products that excel at the most complex of challenges.

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The ELT (Extremely Large Telescope) observatory on the Cerro Armazones mountain in Chile

A window into distant galaxies

SCHOTT’s ZERODUR® glass-ceramic ensures that crisp images are available to unlock the mysteries of the cosmos.

Close-up of a female eye

Giving the gift of sight

Find out how Glass Micro Bonding by SCHOTT Primoceler has a key role in the manufacture of retinal implants that enable blind people to see again.

Scientist examining a piece of glass in the laboratory

A glass full of hope

Discover how SCHOTT NEXTERION® borosilicate glass is helping the German Cancer Research Center and startup Sciomics in the fight against cancer.