HANNOVER MESSE 2018,
23 - 27 April
Smart Gripping, Industry 4.0, human/robot collaboration, and digitalization are the hottest topics at the SCHUNK booth in Hall 17, Booth B40. Discover the newest ...
SCHUNK GmbH & Co. KG of Lauffen/Neckar is a German family-owned company and global player in one. The company was founded in 1945 by Friedrich Schunk as a mechanical workshop and has developed under the leadership of Heinz-Dieter Schunk to a competence and world market leader for gripping systems and clamping technology and No.1 supplier for technology equipment of robots and production. Today, the company is run by the third generation siblings Henrik A. Schunk and Kristina I. Schunk. About 3,000 employees in 9 plants and 33 directly owned subsidiaries and distribution partners in more than 50 countries throughout the world ensure an intensive market presence. With 11,000 standard components SCHUNK offers the worlds largest assortment of gripping systems and clamping technology from one source. Since 2012, goalkeeper legend Jens Lehmann has acted as brand ambassador for safe, precise gripping and holding in the SCHUNK team.
Bahnhofstr. 106 - 134
Phone: +49 7133 103 0
Fax: +49 7133 103 2399
Intelligent, compact, and easy to handle – that's how SCHUNK sees tomorrow’s way of gripping." Even though pneumatic components will continue to play an important role, the trend is clearly moving towards mechatronics", stresses Henrik A. Schunk, Chief Executive Officer of SCHUNK GmbH & Co. KG from Lauffen/Neckar, Germany, in view of the Hannover Messe. "The digital transformation of industrial production required a networked interaction between all components involved, especially handling and assembly. At...