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Sunny Times
The acquisition of America’s Applied Power Corporation provides SCHOTT with a ticket to a market with good long-term growth potential. [more]

Research Award
Milestones for Glass Science
This year’s Otto SCHOTT Research Award was granted to Professor Dr. Reinhard Conradt (Institute of Mineral Engineering, Chair of Glass and Ceramic Composites, RWTH Aachen) and to the Russian team, Dr. Boris Anatoljevich Shakhmatkin and Dr. Natalia Mikhailovna Vedishcheva (Institute of Silicate Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg) for exceptional scientific achievements. [more]

From the Simple Tube to the High-Tech Telescope
Is anybody out there? From time immemorial men have sought ways and means of exploring the universe. [more]

Electronic Packaging
Strong Partners for a Strong Business
SCHOTT and the NEC Corporation are working together successfully as joint venture partners on the development, production and sales of packages for sensitive electronic components.[more]

Precise Testing Bodies
In order to ensure that the dimensions of components are accurate to within a few micrometers, stationary coordinate measuring devices or mobile laser trackers are used. The measurement accuracy of these devices, however, must also be regularly monitored within the framework established by the ISO 9000 – using calibrating standards made of “ZERODUR®.” [more]

Shop Window Design
A Commercial on Glass
“Amiran” glass as a cinema “screen” – one of the first applications of this type in Europe can be seen in a pilot store belonging to Ericsson in Berne, Switzerland. [more]

Household Appliance Industry
Good Ideas Implemented Quickly
BSH Bosch and Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH supply high-quality cookers (stoves) all around the world. Through intensive cooperation with SCHOTT regarding “Ceran” and processed flat glass, an impressive potential for innovation has opened up. [more]

Art with Light Effects
A World Made of Small Lights
The Spanish artist Pere Bruix works with glass fibers, achieving impressive effects in the process. [more]

Technical Glass Beads
Completely Perfect
Mixing beads for insulin cylinder ampoules are one of the special products manufactured by Sigmund Lindner (SiLi) GmbH. The beads are manufactured from special glass rods made by SCHOTT Rohrglas. [more]

Functional Glasses
Functional Elegance
The new gigantic Coeur Défense office complex in the middle of the Parisian La Défense business district is now complete. 10,000 square meters of SCHOTT‘s special glass “Pyran S” guarantee an extra safety margin in case of fire. [more]

German Chancellor visits SCHOTT
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder had the opportunity to see a successful example of German-German reunification when he visited SCHOTT Jenaer Glas, the company’s original headquarters, during his summer trip through eastern Germany. [more]