Diagnostics Manufacturing During COVID-19


Fully Operational. No expected interruptions to product or service delivery.

SCHOTT MINIFAB is dedicated to maintaining safe, healthy, and productive operations during COVID-19.

As a result of our continuous effort to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on business operations, we are pleased to confirm that there are no current or future interruptions expected to product or service delivery.


All SCHOTT MINIFAB sites operate under a COVID-Safe plan. Each plan is site-specific and incorporates:

Strict compliance with local government regulations and health orders;

Administrative measures;

Engineering and social distancing measures;

Hygiene and use of PPE;

Staff training, well-being, and communications programs.


SITE STATUS: Scoresby, Victoria, Australia

Our head office and manufacturing facility is fully operational.

Although local government “Stage 4” restrictions have affected some businesses in the region, SCHOTT MINIFAB has been exempted from such restrictions as a manufacturer of medical and pharmaceutical products.

Staff operating in Scoresby work on a mixture of on-site and work from home arrangements depending on their role.

Fully Operational

SITE STATUS: Jena, Germany

Our centre for glass excellence in Jena, Germany, is fully operational.

Staff operating in Jena work on a mixture of on-site and work from home arrangements depending on their role.

Fully Operational

SITE STATUS: San Francisco, USA

Our sales and project support activities in San Francisco, USA, are fully operational via a work-from-home model.

Fully Operational


Further Information: For further information on our COVID-Safe operations, please contact us.

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