SCHOTT has a fascinating history and an exciting future. From our unique company structure and pioneering spirit to our culture of innovation and climate neutral strategy, we are constantly pushing the boundaries of glass to achieve groundbreaking scientific and technological progress.
The SCHOTT Company
As a leading global manufacturer of specialty glass, glass-ceramics, and other advanced materials, SCHOTT employs around 16,500 people at 56 locations around the world. Our success comes from our expertise and experience that creates life-changing innovations using the world’s most fascinating material.
Pioneering – responsibly – together. These attributes characterize SCHOTT as a manufacturer of high-tech materials for specialty glass. Founder Otto Schott is considered its inventor and became the pioneer of an entire industry. Always opening up new markets and applications with a pioneering spirit and passion – this is what has driven the #glasslovers at SCHOTT for more than 130 years. Represented in 34 countries, the company is a highly skilled partner for high-tech industries: Healthcare, Home Appliances & Living, Consumer Electronics, Semiconductors & Datacom, Optics, Industry & Energy, Automotive, Astronomy, and Aerospace. In the fiscal year 2020, its 16,500 employees generated sales of 2.24 billion euros. With the best teams, supported by the best digital tools, the group intends to continue to grow. SCHOTT AG is owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation, one of the oldest foundations in Germany. It uses the Group's dividends to promote science. As a foundation company, SCHOTT has anchored responsibility for employees, society and the environment deeply in its DNA. The goal is to become a climate-neutral company by 2030.