Schott North America: 150 jobs thanks to new contract

Schott North America announced on 20 October 2009 that it would be adding up to 150 jobs in the next year at its Vincennes plant, where it now produces glass-ceramic cooktops and flat glass for home a…

Schott North America announced on 20 October 2009 that it would be adding up to 150 jobs in the next year at its Vincennes plant, where it now produces glass-ceramic cooktops and flat glass for home appliances, after winning a contract to make speciality glass for military vehicles. The new jobs will be needed thanks to a defence contract for the company“s armoured windows for a new line of mine-resistant, ambush-protected all-terrain vehicles designed for use in mountainous areas. Schott“s factory at Vincennes currently has about 300 workers.