Glasstec `12 in Düsseldorf: Booth 11/A20

Tech group SCHOTT presents a captivating world of experienceShow highlights SCHOTT competence in architecture, design and electronicsMainz, October 23, 2012 – The Mainz-based technology group SCHOTT is an exhibitor with a long tradition at Glasstec in Düsseldorf, the leading international trade show for glass.

A special aspect is that this year’s show theme relates closely to the SCHOTT vision: “We make SCHOTT part of every person’s life.” This theme was embodied in a world of experience that was on display in a 100 square meter area in Hall 11 and at the Glass Technology Live show.

One new highlight is a wall system from SCHOTT that showcases high-end glass solutions for interior design that are qualitatively and aesthetically pleasing. The color effect glass Narima® was used to create the exterior walls of the show booth. Also on display is Conturax® Pro, a new generation of profiled glass tubes offered by SCHOTT; it is used for such applications as partitions, door and window frames, lighting solutions and shading systems. A special aspect of Conturax® Pro is that it can be implemented in a wide variety of forms: square, rectangular, and even combinations of round and rectangular.

The technology company is also presenting new products in the product area of technical glass and glass ceramics, e.g. its ultra-hard glass product XensationTM Cover that is currently being launched and is used in displays for smart phones and tablet PCs. Another new product is the glass ceramic Nextrema®, a high-tech material with exceptional product properties that include extreme temperature resistance of up to 950° Celsius with minimal thermal expansion. It is intended for engineers and designers in the transportation technology and consumer appliances industries, where other materials such as plastic, glass or metal are running into performance limits.

In addition, SCHOTT is presenting the thinnest glass in the world today at Glasstec. The company offers this thin glass  which is as fine as a hair, flexible and can even be rolled up  in various glass types (currently AF 32® eco and D 263® T eco). The product is further proof of the company’s unique abilities to fulfill wide ranges of requirements: from the largest glass blanks up to 8 meters in diameter to complex customized parts and the world’s thinnest glass.

SCHOTT is just as prominently represented at the special glass technology live (gtl) show with two exhibit pieces in the highly frequented lounge area: the first is an 8.4 meter long glass bar; the second is a “Glass Wall”  both designed in Conturax® Pro tubes. The wall  12 meters long and 3.20 meters tall  is a real attraction. Another wall system in the gtl area is designed in the form of a media kiosk. Another exhibit piece is a glass walkway that features Magira® LightPoints.

Photo No. 169744: At the Glasstec trade show SCHOTT presents a “Glass Wall” which is designed in profiled Conturax® Pro glass tubes . Photo: SCHOTT

Photo No. 160726: The Wall System from SCHOTT offers aesthetically high quality glass solutions for interior design. Photo: SCHOTT

Photo No. 157885: With the new tempered Narima® SCHOTT opens up new possibilitues for architects and designers. The use of tempered Narima® as monolithic panes allow a cost-effective integration into facade projects. It is at the same time possible to process it as insulating glass.  Photo: SCHOTT

Photo No. 23657: SCHOTT show at the Glasstec the currently thinnest glass in the world. The company offers this thin glass, - which is as fine as a hair, flexible and can even be rolled up  in various glass types (currently AF 32® eco and D 263® T eco). Photo: SCHOTT

Photo No. 120019: SCHOTT presents its ultra-strong XensationTM Cover glass that is currently being launched and is used in displays for smart phones and tablet PCs. Photo: SCHOTT

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SCHOTT is an international technology group with more than 125 years of experience in the areas of specialty glasses and materials and advanced technologies. SCHOTT ranks number one in the world with many of its products. Its core markets are the household appliance, pharmaceuticals, electronics, optics, solar power, transportation and architecture industries. The company is strongly committed to contributing to its customers’ success and making SCHOTT an important part of people’s lives with high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is committed to managing its business in a sustainable manner and supporting its employees, society and the environment. The SCHOTT Group maintains close proximity to its customers with manufacturing and sales units in all major markets. Its workforce of around 17,000 employees generated worldwide sales of approximately 2.9 billion euros for the 2010/2011 fiscal year. SCHOTT AG, with its headquarters in Mainz (Germany) is owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation.

600450 Glasstec `12 in Düsseldorf: Booth 11/A20
Date: 25 October 2012

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