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Company Overview of Schott AG

Company Overview

SCHOTT AG, together with its subsidiaries, develops and manufactures specialty glasses, special materials, components, and systems in Germany and internationally. It operates through three segments: Precision Materials, Optical Industries, and Home Appliances. The company offers glasses, special materials, and components for optics, lithography, astronomy, opto-electronics, architecture, life sciences, and research applications; architectural glasses for exterior and interior applications; and receivers for use as components for concentrated solar power plants. It also provides hermetic housings and other components for electronic packaging; lighting and imaging systems for use in architectu...

Hattenbergstrasse 10

Mainz,  55122


Founded in 1884

15,444 Employees


49 6131 66 0


49 6131 66 2000

Key Executives for Schott AG

Executive Vice President and General Executive
Age: 58
Vice Chairman of Supervisory Board
Vice President of Services - Mainz
General Executive and Member of The Corporate Management Committee
General Executive
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Schott AG Key Developments

SCHOTT Announces POWERAMIC, Glass-Ceramics: a New Class of Dielectrics for High Voltage Capacitors

SCHOTT has developed a new dielectric material. POWERAMIC™ is a family of highly homogenous, pore-free glass-ceramics. Providing very high energy storage density, these materials show excellent dielectric properties even at elevated temperatures. In high voltage applications this allows for smaller, lighter weight passive components such as capacitors to deliver a more powerful performance. SCHOTT will introduce this innovation at IEEEs 2014 International Power Modulator and High Voltage Conference (IPMHVC) in Santa Fe, New Mexico from June 1 to 4 at Booth 26. SCHOTT POWERAMIC™ Glass-Ceramics: A New Class of Dielectrics for High Voltage Capacitors Glass-ceramics as dielectrics in capacitors provide high energy storage density for an extended temperature range POWERAMIC™ glass-ceramic is supplied as a qualified semi-finished product for the production of capacitors, upon request also in metallized form. It can be used for all commercially available capacitor designs, e.g. doorknob/hockey puck capacitors, SLCs (single layer capacitors), SMD (surface mount device) capacitors, as well as in custom designs to individual customer specifications.

Schoot AG Appoints Frank Heinricht as Chairman of the Board of Management

The supervisory board of Schoot AG appointed Frank Heinricht to the position of its new chairman of the board of management in its meeting on Feb. 27. Heinricht is currently Chairman of the Board of Management of Heraeus Holding GmbH. He will take office on June 1.

Schott AG Appoints Frank Heinricht as New Chairman, Effective June 1, 2013

Schott AG appointed Dr. Frank Heinricht to the position of its new Chairman of the Board of Management in its meeting on February 27, 2013. Heinricht (50) is currently Chairman of the Board of Management of Heraeus Holding GmbH. He was appointed Chairman of the Board and Labor Director in 2008. Heinricht will take office on June 1, 2013.

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