Contents <ul><li>Introduction to the SCHOTT group </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of SCHOTT Microarray Solutions unit </li></ul><ul><li>SCHOTT microarray product range overview </li></ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul>
Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung – Structure Subsidiaries Subsidiaries Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung Heidenheim an der Brenz und Jena Foundation acting as a shareholder 100% 100% Initial public offering (IPO) is not allowed Carl Zeiss Group SCHOTT Group SCHOTT AG Mainz Carl Zeiss AG Oberkochen
SCHOTT AG – Key Figures <ul><li>2,228 billion euros worldwide sales 2007/08 </li></ul><ul><li>289 million euros capital expenditures in property, plant and equipment </li></ul><ul><li>289 million euros cash flow before profits tax </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing sites and sales offices in 42 countries </li></ul><ul><li>17,300 employees (April 2009) </li></ul>
* Business Units managed from within Asia Solar Electronic Packaging * Home Tech Advanced Materials Fibre Optics SCHOTT Microarray Solutions SCHOTT AG - Organisation Chart Optics for Devices * Pharmaceutical Systems
Overview of SCHOTT Microarray Solutions Unit <ul><li>In 2002, SCHOTT established a dedicated unit to serve the growing biochip market </li></ul><ul><li>In October 2004, SCHOTT opened the world’s most advanced microarray slide production plant , in Jena, the leading Biotech centre of Germany </li></ul><ul><li>The SCHOTT core competences of high quality glass manufacturing, precision processing and thin film coating were combined with a dedicated life science team </li></ul>
Production and Technical Support – Close to the Market Outlook Duryea, PA, USA US competence center for US technical support Pennsylvania Jena – Headquarter of SCHOTT Nexterion – Microarray Solutions Production facility for uncoated & coated slides, technical support, R&D, business administration and management Germany Mainz Headquarter of SCHOTT AG
Sales Organization – Close to the Customer USA / Canada East Coast: Dedicated Nexterion Sales Person West Coast: Dedicated Nexterion Sales Person Center: Exclusive Distributor Mexico: SCHOTT Sales Office Central Warehouse: Louisville, KY Europe Austria: Exclusive Distributor Benelux: Exclusive Distributor France: Dedicated Nexterion Sales Person Germany: Exclusive Distributor Italy: SCHOTT Sales Office Poland: Exclusive Distributor Scandinavia: Dedicated Nexterion Sales Person Spain/Portugal:Exclusive Distributor Switzerland: Exclusive Distributor UK: Dedicated Nexterion Sales Person Central Warehouse : Jena, Germany Asia/Pacific Australia: Exclusive Distributor China: SCHOTT Sales Office India: Exclusive Distributor Israel: Exclusive Distributor Japan: SCHOTT Sales Office / third part distributor Korea: Exclusive Distributor Malaysia: Exclusive Distributor New Zealand:Exclusive Distributor Singapore: Exclusive Distributor Taiwan: SCHOTT Sales Office
World‘s Most Advanced Microarray Substrate Production Plant Service Raw Glass Production Laser Cutting of the Slides Coating Ultrasonic Cleaning 100% Automated QC for Geometric Precision Packing into Boxes and Sealing in Foil Pouches Functional QC per Batch Delivery to Customers Carried out under Class 100 Cleanroom Conditions <ul><li>Automated laser-cutting for tight geometric tolerances and smooth edges </li></ul><ul><li>Highly efficient ultrasonic cleaning for defect free surfaces </li></ul><ul><li>Coating with state-of-the-art technology for reproducible surfaces </li></ul><ul><li>Class 100 clean room conditions from cleaning to packaging for clean surfaces </li></ul><ul><li>High flexibility for the most comprehensive product line of coated slides to cover all your microarray applications </li></ul>Grey-room conditions
Technical Support – For the Best Product Performance <ul><li>SCHOTT Nexterion provides customer support in all aspects of microarraying </li></ul><ul><li>Our highly qualified and experienced scientists have extensive expertise with DNA and protein microarray applications </li></ul><ul><li>Located in the USA and in Germany, close to customers </li></ul><ul><li>Both sites have fully equipped molecular biology and protein biochemistry laboratories </li></ul><ul><li>In addition, a comprehensive range of support documents are available from our Internet site </li></ul>
SCHOTT Nexterion ® Product Range Nexterion ® Slide A+ Nexterion ® Slide A Star Nexterion ® Glass B Nexterion ® Glass D Nexterion ® Slide E Nexterion ® Slide AL Nexterion ® Slide H Nexterion ® Slide MPX Blank Slides Coated Slides & Reagents Nexterion ® HiSens Nexterion ® MTP 96 Newer Products Nexterion ® Slide NC Nexterion ® Buffer & Reagents Uncoated borosilicate glass slides. Epoxy silane coated slide, Aldehyde silane coated slide, Aminosilane coated slide, Three dimensional polymer coated slide, Multi well slide, 16-well slide Optical coated, Nitrocellulose coated slide, Microplate for microarraying
Summary <ul><li>SCHOTT has been supplying microarraying products to high profile microarray sites in US and Europe since 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>SCHOTT core competencies are well suited to supplying the needs of the microarray substrate market </li></ul><ul><li>Total control of processes from glass production to delivery to customer </li></ul><ul><li>Broadest range of products for microarraying of any supplier </li></ul><ul><li>Continued innovation to develop the next generation of microarray consumables </li></ul>
More information is available at: http://www.schott.com/nexterion
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