SCHOTT’s blog will marshal some of the top experts in specialty glass to deliver news and insights about glass technology that improves the way people live and work.In addition, the Glass Made of Ideas blog will showcase the aesthetic beauty of glass through stunning photography, slide shows, and other multimedia.
The blog will concentrate on the fields of design, defense and energy, home technologies, optics, pharmaceutical and medical, and glass innovations. Initial posts include the following:
- Welcome the world’s newest superhero: The Man of Glass. Barbara Augenblick, Director of Marketing Communications at SCHOTT North America, introduces a superhero with the strength of glass.
- Manufacturing Day: SCHOTT demonstrated commitment to US manufacturing. Lauren Lake, Human Resources Director at SCHOTT North America’s Pharmaceutical Packaging Division, details the Manufacturing Day 2013 celebrations conducted at the SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging plant in Lebanon, Pa. and also discusses the future of American manufacturing.
- Conversations with my son: The superpowers of glass. Eric Urruti, Director of Research and Technology Development at SCHOTT North America, compares the strengths and weaknesses of glass and steel and highlights products and applications that depend on the might of glass.
- 4 reasons backyard barbecuers will love this ultimate concept grill. Karen Elder, Marketing Manager at SCHOTT North America, unveils four features of SCHOTT’s ultimate concept grill to reveal how glass components could revolutionize backyard barbecuing.
“SCHOTT has pooled its glass expertise to bring readers first-hand accounts of the incredible—and often overlooked—properties of glass that make it a crucial component in everything from pharmaceutical packaging to nuclear power plants,” says Barbara Augenblick. “Our goal is to start a conversation with designers, manufacturers, and consumers about the potential of glass for a wide variety of applications, both now and in the future.”
More information about SCHOTT North America and the Glass Made of Ideas blog is available on the blog’s about page. Business professionals, associates, and the press are invited to visit or subscribe to the SCHOTT North American blog using any RSS reader.
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, 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 16,000 employees generated worldwide sales of $2.6 billion (approximately 2.0 billion euros) for the 2011/2012 fiscal year.