July 22, 2017 1:35 PM ET

Electronic Equipment, Instruments and Components

Company Overview of Schott AG

Company Overview

SCHOTT AG, together with its subsidiaries, develops and manufactures specialty glasses and glass-ceramics in Germany and internationally. It operates through three segments: Precision Materials, Optical Industries, and Home Appliances. The company offers optical components, optical filters, optical materials, wafers and thin glasses, ZERODUR low expansion glass ceramics, and processed glass/architecture products for applications in optics, lithography, astronomy, opto-electronics, architecture, life sciences, and research. It also develops and manufactures electronic packaging solutions, including hermetic housings and other components for the protection of sensitive electronics; aesthetic a...

Hattenbergstrasse 10

Mainz,  55122


Founded in 1884

15,071 Employees


49 6131 66 0


49 6131 66 2000

Key Executives for Schott AG

Chairman of Management Board and Chief Human Relations Officer
Age: 55
Chief Financial Officer and Member of Management Board
Age: 46
Head of Home Tech Business Unit and Member of Management Board
Age: 51
Executive Vice President of Research & Development and General Executive
Age: 61
Vice President of Technical Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Schott AG Key Developments

Schott AG Presents at 9th Lithium Supply & Markets Conference, May-30-2017

Schott AG Presents at 9th Lithium Supply & Markets Conference, May-30-2017 . Venue: Hyatt Regency Montreal, Montreal, Canada.

Schott AG Introduces LG-960 a New Laser Glass for Driverless Cars, Range Finding, and Surgical Lasers

Schott AG has introduced LG-960, a new laser glass for driverless cars, range finding, and surgical lasers. The company's latest eye-safe laser glass, LG-960, is a higher performance glass for 1.5 µm laser systems used for range finding, driverless cars, tattoo removal, and surgical laser scalpels. SCHOTT's LG-960, an erbium-ytterbium doped phosphate laser glass, is stronger than other laser glasses, and features thermo-mechanical properties that enable high peak power and repetition rates during light pulse emissions without compromising performance. This new glass makes possible more compact and lightweight components in range finding applications. In surgical and medical devices, such as tattoo removal, laser scalpels, and acne treatment, LG-960 can generate more precise and powerful lasers that can minimize scarring or bleeding. And in LIDAR systems in driverless cars, the glass enables more accurate measurements while also trimming the system's total weight. SCHOTT offers coated components that are optimized for the desired operating wavelength. These components can be provided as rods, slabs, and discs.

Schott AG Announces Launch of New LG-960 Laser Glass

Schott AG announced the launch of the new LG-960 laser glass. This laser glass is ideal for operation at 1.5 µm laser systems in range finding, LIDAR and medical applications. It will be offered as a laser component, finished to custom specifications with a high laser damage threshold dielectric coating. LG-960 is known for its outstanding thermo-mechanical properties and enables very high peak power and repetition rates during emission of light pulses. SCHOTT offers the new glass as fully finished components, which are customized to a particular wavelength and absorption spectrum for applications with flash lamp pumped or diode pumped solid state laser systems. These components are available as rods, slabs and discs.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
µ-GPS Optics GmbH Europe
123 Service Telecom GmbH Europe
3-EDGE GmbH Europe
3DOne Software GmbH Europe
3S GmbH Europe

Recent Private Companies Transactions

No transactions available in the past 12 months.

The information and data displayed in this profile are created and managed by S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global. Bloomberg.com does not create or control the content. For inquiries, please contact S&P Global Market Intelligence directly by clicking here.

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
NYC2012, Inc. United States
Bertelsmann AG Europe
The Advertising Council, Inc. United States
Rush University United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Request Profile Update

Only a company representative may request an update for the company profile. Documentation will be required.

To contact Schott AG, please visit www.schott.com. Company data is provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.