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13.
May
Next generation of SCHOTT RealView™ high-index glass wafers enables further expansion of Field of View in Augmented and Mixed Reality
Manufacturers of Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) devices have a new solution to boost user experience by using the new generation of SCHOTT RealView high-index glass wafers with a refractive index of 1.9. Deeply immersive AR/MR applications are now possible, enabled by a wider Field of View (FoV) of up to 65 degrees. SCHOTT’s researchers achieved these remarkable advancements by designing a glass formulation meeting the unique demands of the industry. SCHOTT’s Augmented Reality team will be available for technical discussions at booth 1334 at Display Week 2019 in San Jose, California from May 14 to May 16. More
29.
April
SCHOTT teams up with SINCAD to ensure the highest quality pharmaceutical packaging
Pharma Packaging division signs exclusive cooperation and development agreement with French engineering company that specializes in developing and manufacturing vision control systems

The international technology group SCHOTT and the French engineering firm SINCAD have signed an exclusive cooperation and development agreement aimed at strengthening SCHOTT’s expertise in the field of camera inspection systems. The agreement includes the assurance that SINCAD will distribute its highly advanced camera systems exclusively to SCHOTT and not offer them to any other supplier in the pharmaceutical industry in the future.
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09.
April
SCHOTT strengthens footprint in pharmaceutical tubing business in South America
As part of its global growth strategy, the technology group SCHOTT is investing BRL 50 million in its pharmaceutical tubing production in Rio de Janeiro in the next two years. The invest covers the latest update of the company’s perfeXion® process – a 100 percent on-line inspection system, which examines every single tube – as well as implementing state-of-the-art production technology in glass-melting furnaces. It follows a previous modernization project, which has already raised investments in excess of BRL 80 million during the last five years. More
01.
April
SCHOTT ROBAX® and NEXTREMA® under new management
Stephanie Schwarz to take over the management of the SCHOTT ROBAX® and NEXTREMA® business divisions on April 1, 2019. More
01.
April
Style and functionality above the clouds: SCHOTT presents new lighting solutions for aircraft interiors at AIX 2019
The international technology group SCHOTT will showcase industry-leading lighting solutions emphasizing small space installation and enhanced passenger experiences at the Aircraft Interior Expo (AIX) in Hamburg. The featured products include HelioCurve, a unique LED solution for both ambient and functional lighting. SCHOTT® Opal and SCHOTT® Sapphire are the new series of compact in-seat reading lights that impress with their distinct design and intuitive features. SCHOTT will also demonstrate HelioJet® SpectrumCC, the advanced cabin lighting system that recently received the German Innovation Award in Gold, as well as LuminaLine a new lighting concept which won the famous Red Dot Design Award. More
25.
March
SCHOTT EVERIC™: Vials optimized for high potency drugs, even with low filling volumes
SCHOTT presents a new generation of ultra-pure pharmaceutical vials to meet the exacting drug stability needs of low-fill drugs. Designed as a modular concept, EVERIC™ provides pharmaceutical companies with a unique combination of attributes to package biologic drugs while supporting today’s quality requirements of fill and finish lines. More
25.
March
World’s first lubricant-free prefillable glass syringe launched at DCAT 2019
Lubricants have long been a necessary evil for prefillable syringes. They aid in reducing the injection force to make the treatment more comfortable for the patient, yet could also influence and harm the drug. Pharma packaging specialist SCHOTT has successfully tackled this challenge and presents syriQ BioPure® lubricant-free – the first prefillable glass syringe (PFS) that completely eliminates the need for silicone or similar substances. The new syringe will be available in the course of 2019. More
25.
March
SCHOTT to invest $1 billion globally in pharmaceutical packaging business through 2025
The specialty glass and materials company SCHOTT is making a $1 billion global investment in its global pharmaceutical packaging business. The announcement was made at DCAT Week, running March 18 to 21, 2019 in New York City. A growing global demand for high quality pharmaceutical packaging, such as vials, syringes, ampoules and cartridges made of Borosilicate glass and polymer, has prompted the international technology group to build new production sites in Germany and China, and invest in new lines and manufacturing technology around the world. More
25.
March
100 years of Bauhaus - Revolution in everyday culture with SCHOTT “Jenaer Glas” and Bauhaus design
April 1, 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus movement in Weimar, Germany. The cooperation of this renowned art school with the world-famous special glass manufacturer SCHOTT to design and market the heat-resistant “Jenaer Glas” household glasses is an important chapter in German design history. Key personalities in this cooperation were the Bauhaus artists Gerhard Marcks, Wilhelm Wagenfeld and László Moholy-Nagy as well as SCHOTT Managing Director Erich Schott. The use of special glass in the kitchen and living room revolutionized cooking, baking and table culture. For SCHOTT, this meant entering a completely new market. More
21.
March
Speeding LNG Growth in China - SCHOTT Eternaloc® Terminal Headers Help to Safely Drive the Expansion of LNG Applications
Mainz, Germany / Shanghai, China – At the LNG2019 (Shanghai, April 1-5), the International Technology Group SCHOTT will be presenting its components for the LNG, oil and gas industries at booth 4225. The focus will be on maintenance-free Eternaloc® terminal headers for safely operating cryogenic submerged pumps and turbine expanders in onshore, offshore and small-scale LNG applications. More
19.
March
SCHOTT CERAN EXCITE® wins world-renowned iF Gold Award 2019
SCHOTT won over the jury with CERAN EXCITE® and received one of the most important design prizes in the world, the iF Gold Award 2019. The lighting innovation for glass-ceramic cooktops received the design-label’s seal of quality for exceptional design and outstanding services in the discipline “product” in the “kitchen” category. The product portfolio based on special materials and coatings allow for LED light sources mounted under the cooktop to shine through particularly clearly and brightly. This enables household appliance manufacturers to realize endless design variations and improvements to form and function, in order to make cooking smarter and more intuitive than before. More
11.
March
Kitchen of the future – discover the joy of cooking with SCHOTT CERAN® at AWE 2019
SCHOTT AG, international technology group and the original inventor of black glass-ceramic cooktop panels, is bringing its three-time “Brand of the Century” award winner SCHOTT CERAN® to Appliance and Electronics World Expo 2019 (Hall N2, booth 2F71, Shanghai New International Expo Centre, 14-17 March). As one of the highlight booths of the German Kitchen Pavilion by AMK (German Association of Modern Kitchen Industry), SCHOTT will present its newest light-inspired CERAN EXCITE® portfolio – one of the most recent iF Gold Award 2019 winners. Moreover, the company will display the smart FUSICS cooking table prototype, designed for an elevated cooking experience even in limited urban spaces. Through its innovative products, SCHOTT CERAN® is supporting the trend, which is moving from cooking on gas to cooking on induction, while paving the way for the kitchen of the future. More
11.
March
More light: SCHOTT to present the latest innovations in light for use in dental technology
At the International Dental Show IDS in Cologne from March 12 – 16, 2019 (booth 11.3 B 081), the international technology group SCHOTT will be unveiling its latest developments in dental technology. These include a new, fully customizable generation of autoclavable Solidur® LEDs for illuminating instruments that previously never had an integrated light source, as well as a novel manufacturing process that enables the production of fiber optic glass rods in extreme geometries for the latest generation of dental curing devices. SCHOTT will also be presenting innovative solutions for laser delivery solutions. More
07.
March
SCHOTT ROBAX® moves into the future by presenting many innovations at ISH
“SCHOTT ROBAX® IN FRONT – THE NEWS” – Under this headline, SCHOTT ROBAX® is inviting visitors to take a look into the future at the ISH trade fair in Frankfurt/Main from March 11 – 15, 2019 (Hall 9.2/Booth D10). The premium brand will captivate visitors with hot news about its glass-ceramic fire-viewing panels. For instance, ROBAX® TrueView ensures the clearest possible view of the flames in gas fireplaces. The ROBAX® IR Max coating can now be combined with all decorative colors the brand has to offer. The interior paneling ROBAX® Magic with Signature Impressions allows manufacturers of gas fireplaces to create completely new designs and flame effects. In addition, a surprise awaiting visitors to the booth will whet their appetites for the future. More
28.
February
SCHOTT employees in Germany donate 7,000 euros to social projects
The employees of the global glass specialist SCHOTT in Germany can donate the cent amount behind the comma for aid projects. This project is called “SCHOTT RestCent”. The donation was now handed over to three aid projects. More
31.
January
SCHOTT TOPPAC® cosmetic syringes: Injecting beauty made easy
International technology group SCHOTT is introducing SCHOTT TOPPAC® cosmetic, a new COC (cyclic olefin copolymer) polymer syringe specifically designed for cosmetic and medical applications involving hyaluronic acid. Thanks to a reduced needle pop-off risk, improved dose accuracy and high break resistance, the syringes are especially suitable for highly viscous drugs. The new polymer syringes will become available in February 2019 and will be displayed at IMCAS World Congress in Paris, Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, at TSK Laboratory’s booth #46. More
17.
January
SCHOTT completes portfolio of ready-to-use adaptiQ® vials with 15R to 30R ISO formats
As the first supplier of nested ready-to-use vials, SCHOTT has expanded its portfolio by large-size ISO formats of 15R, 20R, 25R and 30R vials commercially available for human use (FHU). The vials, which are delivered pre-sterilized in a tub and nest configuration, are manufactured at the company’s production site in USA and are ready to order. More
16.
January
SCHOTT remains on course for success
- Fiscal year 2017/2018: currency-adjusted sales 6.3% higher
- Record annual profit of EUR 208 million
- High investments creating sustainable growth
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16.
January
SCHOTT to invest 300 million euros in pharmaceutical packaging business
Group to build new production facilities in Germany and China and expand capacity in India and Switzerland More
15.
January
World’s Largest Convex Mirror Substrate Delivered
SCHOTT manufactured an extremely curved secondary mirror substrate made of ZERODUR® glass-ceramic in Mainz, Germany, for the ESO´s Extremely Large Telescope More
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