Business Strategies

SCHOTT AG Site Mitterteich is the largest manufacturing site within the Business Segment Tubing of the SCHOTT Group. Tailor-made products and services for international growth markets such as pharmaceutics, electronics, automotive and environmental technology are produced in manufacturing sites on three continents. Thanks to a global production capacity in excess of 140.000 tons and a large product range of more than 60 special glass types SCHOTT Tubing is one of the leading manufacturers of glass tubing worldwide.

Core Technologies and Services

Special Glass Tubing for:

  • Pharmaceutical Primary Packaging: The quintessential function of pharmaceutical primary packaging is to protect the drug from environmental influences and at the same time to prevent harmful interaction with the packaging itself. The quality level of pharmaceutical primary packaging is therefore described in relation to barrier properties, UV filter and hydrolitic hydrolytic resistance
  • Laboratory, Glass Apparatus: Especially DURAN®, AR-GLAS® and DUROBAX® offer a wide range of dimensions, high temperature resistance, very small thermal expansion rates and high corrosion resistance
  • LCD Backlighting: CCFLs (Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp), the background lighting for LCD TFTs (Liquid Cristal Display Thin Film Transistor)
  • UV- and Flash Lamps
  • Halogen Lamps
  • Photobioreactors (PBR): Closed-looped systems made of DURAN®

Patent, Licenses, Co-operations

The comprehensive range of SCHOTT pharmaceutical glass types corresponds to the prescriptions of international regulatory authorities such as for example the current Ph. Eur., USP, JP and international standards such as ISO 720, ISO 719 and ASTM E 438.


SCHOTT AG Site Mitterteich distributes its products directly to customers and industrial partners around the world.

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