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News & Innovation stories

Made to survive

SCHOTT unveils Xensation® α (Alpha) high-performance cover glass – an innovation that is manufactured to compete with the world’s best smartphone cover glasses. The chemically strengthened glass features improved drop resistance from up to twice the height of conventional cover glass, especially on impact with rugged surfaces.

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United by a passion for glass

We value the diversity of views like the diversity of specialty glass – both unlock great opportunities. Discover more about our spirit and why we are #glasslovers.

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Fritz, the SCHOTT receptionist played by Michael Kessler

Meet Fritz, a SCHOTT original

We all love glass. And we all love to laugh, so meet one of our favorite #glasslovers, Fritz, in our series “The Receptionist”. His antics in the SCHOTT headquarters always keep us amused. Enjoy!

Research & Development

Opportunity Lab

Searching for an innovative solution to a challenging problem? The SCHOTT Opportunity Lab offers easy access to our team of experts. Challenge glass. Challenge us.


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Markets and Applications

With outstanding material knowledge and technological expertise, SCHOTT produces customized glass solutions that increase performance and create market opportunities.

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Giant leap for mankind

When astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon, a dream of mankind became reality. Optical glasses from SCHOTT helped to capture this historical event for the entire world to experience.