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Murali Viswanathan

Managing Director Sales Office India

SCHOTT Glass India Pvt. Ltd.

Rakesh Patel

Vice President HR, Admin and EHS

SCHOTT Glass India Pvt. Ltd.

SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the area of specialty glass and glass ceramics. The company has more than 130 years of outstanding development, materials and technology expertise and offers a broad portfolio of high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is an innovative enabler for many industries, including the home appliance, pharmaceutical, electronics, optics, automotive and aviation industries. SCHOTT strives to play an important part of everyone’s life and is committed to innovation and sustainable success. The parent company, SCHOTT AG, has its headquarters in Mainz (Germany) and is solely owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation. As a foundation company, SCHOTT assumes special responsibility for its employees, society and the environment.

SCHOTT Glass India is a 100% subsidiary of SCHOTT AG with a factory for pharmaceutical tubing in Jambusar and Sales Offices in Mumbai.

SCHOTT India has been visiting the Indo-German Training Centre (IGTC) for their internship programme, for several years now and it has been an enriching experience. IGTC is one of the leading centres to offer highly motivated, skilled and a pool of talent to Indian Industry. We at SCHOTT find the approach of IGTC unique and extremely apt for us. The IGTC process of selecting its students in partnership with collaborating companies is a win-win for both IGTC and SCHOTT.

We are able to identify and select suitable candidates to match the projects that we envisage over the next 18 months. This gives the students an opportunity to work on live projects which are of topical interest to the company. SCHOTT has offered a platform to students to put in practice different concepts they have learnt at IGTC. The interns are mentored by experienced SCHOTT team members who share not only business skills but also enables the trainees to imbibe the organisational culture.

SCHOTT India has worked with IGTC interns in the areas of market research, market evaluation and market entry strategy and their contribution has been insightful and well researched. Their work has enabled us to take important decisions in the respective markets.

As IGTC celebrates its Silver Jubilee, SCHOTT India extends our heartiest congratulations to the Director, Mrs Radhieka Mehta, her team at IGTC as well as present and past students.

Thank you for giving us a chance to be a part of this wonderful journey. We hope to continue our association for the coming years as well.

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