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SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Systems - Glass Tubing and Primary Packaging for the Pharmaceutical Industry

SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Systems is one of the world’s leading suppliers of glass tubing, primary packaging and specialized analytical lab services for the pharmaceutical industry. We provide our customers quality solutions while meeting their highest demands with our expertise and broad product portfolio; including ampoules, cartridges, vials and syringes made of glass and COC polymer. Our state-of-the-art production facilities and our products comply with the highest international quality standards for pharmaceutical needs.


With five glass tubing production sites and 16 sites for pharmaceutical packaging spread over four continents, SCHOTT offers safe supply and local service. The state-of-the-art production facilities and all products comply with the highest international quality standards for pharmaceutical needs.

SCHOTT provides a broad range of syringes, cartridges, vials, ampoules made of glass and polymer to the pharmaceutical industry and are committed to providing consistent high-quality products to the customers worldwide, from standard level up to tailor-made solutions for the highest requirements. For the specific needs of highly sensitive drugs (biotech), SCHOTT offers special packaging solutions, such as coated packaging or innovative syringe systems.

Excellent raw materials, continuous research and development as well as the state-of-the-art manufacturing enable SCHOTT to find the best packaging solutions together with the customers.

Material expertise: Glass and polymer packaging

The right chemistry is with SCHOTT: Developing new solutions and process improvements in close cooperation with the global customers is a steadily ongoing procedure. 15 years of polymer and 125 years of glass expertise make SCHOTT an ideal partner for innovative solutions that are shaping the future of the pharmaceutical industry.


SCHOTT Fiolax® borosilicate glass tubes are made of Type I glass of the highest hydrolytic resistance with excellent barrier and cosmetic properties, high chemical resistance, light protection as well as tight geometric tolerances in diameter and thickness.


Pharmaceutical containers made of advances cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) of the highest purity are break resistant, light weight and transparent with a glass-like appearance. COC hightech polymer shows excellent barrier properties, no ion or heavy metal release, and a lower particle level than glass. SCHOTT has 15 years of experience with COC for pharmaceutical applications. A very good alternative to glass!

Committed to the highest standards

SCHOTT is committed to the highest quality standards and focused on the highest process capabilities (ISO 9001:2000, ISO 13485, ISO 15378, GMP, EP, USP, JP, clean room technology, state-of-the-art-equipment, automated inspection system). The individual needs of all customers are answered by different quality.


From standard level up to tailor-made solutions, high quality for the highest requirements is provided by SCHOTT. StandardLine and TopLine are two quality levels for vials and StandardLine, ClearLine and TopLine for the cartridges.

Contact details

Pharmaceutical Systems
Hattenbergstrasse 10
55122 Mainz
Phone: +49 (0)6131/66-1589
Fax: +49 (0)6131/1916
Email: pharmaceutical_packaging@schott.com
Website: www.schott.com/pharmaceutical_systems