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23.10.2018, Düsseldorf/Mainz, Germany

Exploring the fascination of glass

"Let´s get fascinated by specialty glass" - this is the invitation of the SCHOTT technology group at glasstec from October 23 to 26 in Düsseldorf.
The company will present its diverse materials in a 100 square meter booth (Hall 11, Booth A20): Innovations and products will be presented in six extraordinary areas under the motto "Fascination", each group named based on their similar qualities.

“Fascinating resistant" glass-ceramics; CERAN® cooktop panels, ROBAX® fire viewing panels, BOROFLOAT®, PYRAN® fire-resistant glazing,  architectural glass (CONTURAN® IR protect) and radiation shielding glass, for example, are temperature-resistant, robust, scratch-resistant, safe from flames or pressure, protect from heat or X-rays.

Ultra-thin glasses for the semiconductor and display industry, DURAN® tubes with a unique 460-millimeter outer diameter, packaging technologies for data transmission, glass powder for fuel cells, mini LEDs or ZERODUR® glass-ceramic mirror segments for the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) all master extreme conditions and rightfully named, “Fascinating extreme.”

Another product presentation, “Fascinating flexible,” represents the theme “flexible glasses” featuring fiber-optic sidelights for automotive lighting, structured FLEXINITYTM wafers as well as light guides and optical fibers for medical technology and microscopy. Various architectural glasses, flat glasses, glass tubing, NEXTREMA® interior design solutions, as well as LuminaLine glass composite light guides provides a “Fascinating aesthetic.” This group already captivated design jurors with their combination of light and transparency, winning both the German Innovation Award 2018 and the Red Dot: Best of the Best Award 2018 even before their market launch.

The “Fascination functional” presentation group includes NEXTREMA® glass-ceramics and various special glass solutions such as tubing, electronic packaging components, flat glass, and BOROFLOAT®, each material opens up endless innovative functionalities.  For example, photobioreactors, battery covers and lid systems for e-mobility, smart control of home appliances, and much more. Lastly, SCHOTT uses virtual reality technology to take you on realistic tours through the "World of SCHOTT" product exhibition or the future Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) to demonstrate the “Fascinating real” group.  

Visit the SCHOTT booth to experience these presentations, to learn more about the properties of specialty glass from SCHOTT experts, and to be inspired and fascinated by the material glass.
 
SCHOTT is also participating in special glasstec shows: "glass technology live" (Hall 11) with SCHOTT Automotive, SCHOTT Flexinity™, SCHOTT RealView™ and SCHOTT NEXTREMA® as well as the “BIV Glaserhandwerk” in Hall 9 - here with ultra-thin glass and SCHOTT® Smart Touch will be featured.

SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics. The company has more than 130 years of outstanding development, materials and technology expertise and offers a broad portfolio of high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is an innovative enabler for many industries, including the home appliance, pharma, electronics, optics, life sciences, automotive and aviation industries. SCHOTT strives to play an important part of everyone’s life and is committed to innovation and sustainable success. With more than 15,500 employees at production sites and sales offices in 33 countries, the group has a global presence. In the 2016/2017 fiscal year, SCHOTT generated sales of 2.05 billion euros. The parent company, SCHOTT AG, has its headquarters in Mainz (Germany) and is solely owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation. As a foundation company, SCHOTT assumes special responsibility for its employees, society and the environment.
 
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SCHOTT AG
Christine Fuhr
PR & Communication Manager
Hattenbergstraße 10
55122 Mainz
Germany
Phone: +49 6131/66-4550
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