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The SCHOTT Company

As a leading global manufacturer of specialty glass, glass-ceramics, and other advanced materials, SCHOTT employs around 17,200 in 33 countries around the world. Our success comes from our expertise and experience that creates life-changing innovations using the world’s most fascinating material.

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The SCHOTT DNA combines a pioneering spirit and an endless enthusiasm for the fascinating material of glass with a long-term responsibility for our people, our communities, and the sustainability of our planet.

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Our Strategy

SCHOTT has three goals for the future: to continue a long history of being glass pioneers, develop innovations that result in new high-tech solutions for our customers, and take responsibility for society and the environment.

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Facts and Figures

From our key financial results and production statistics to the amount of patents we hold and different nationalities we employ, the amount of facts and figures within the SCHOTT organization is simply phenomenal.

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SCHOTT Management

The SCHOTT Management Board comprises four experts. Alongside the 12-member Supervisory Board, they are all committed to the guiding principles of “Pioneering. Responsibly. Together”.

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SCHOTT has been re-inventing glass for over 130 years

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Carl Zeiss Foundation

SCHOTT’s corporate model was formed over 100 years ago, and is designed to secure the long-term future of the two foundation companies and the promotion of science. The organization is now one of Germany’s largest private foundations.

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Research and Development

SCHOTT has one of the most successful R&D departments in the global manufacturing industry, creating glass innovations that constantly drive new technology forwards.

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Regions and Locations

From Europe and the US, across Asia and South America, SCHOTT has production sites and sales offices in 33 countries around the globe. This vast international presence gives us a valuable global outlook and a worldwide network of experts.

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For more information about all aspects of SCHOTT and its work around the world, please contact us.

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