22.09.2020, Mainz, Germany & Southbridge, MA, USA
SCHOTT acquires INCOM’s MEGAdraw business - Expansion of portfolio of fiber optic imaging technologies
SCHOTT North America, Inc. announced today that it has successfully closed the acquisition of INCOM, Inc.’s MEGAdraw business. With this investment, SCHOTT expands its portfolio of fused fiber optic imaging technologies at its Lighting and Imaging production site in Southbridge, MA.This acquisition allows SCHOTT to advance the state of the art in imaging performance in certain markets and to expand its competence and strength to serve the night vision and defense market with fiber optic components used for image transfer applications.
“With the acquisition of the MEGAdraw business, we will be best positioned to offer our customers significant advantages and as a reliable supplier continue to provide our customers with leading service, delivery, quality, and innovation”, said James P. Gareau, President, SCHOTT North America, Inc. and Vice President & General Manager of SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging in Southbridge.
SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass, glass-ceramics and related high-tech materials. With over 130 years of experience, the company is an innovative partner to many industries, including the home appliance, pharma, electronics, optics, life sciences, automotive and aviation industries. SCHOTT has a global presence with production sites and sales offices in 34 countries. In the 2018/2019 fiscal year, the group generated sales of EUR 2.2 billion with over 16,200 employees. SCHOTT AG has its headquarters in Mainz (Germany) and is solely owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation. This is one of the oldest private and largest science-promoting foundations in Germany. As a foundation company, SCHOTT assumes special responsibility for its employees, society and the environment.
Dr. Haike Frank
Director Marketing Lighting & Imaging