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COMPANY PROFILE

SCHUNK Inc.

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  • Member Since 1998
  • Robotic Supplier

SCHUNK is a family owned operation and a global player in one. Totaling more than 60 years of experience, SCHUNK offers worldwide leading technology in gripping systems and clamping technology. With more than 2,000 employees located in more than 50 countries in a network of directly owned subsidiaries, SCHUNK offers global customer service and technical support.

SCHUNK designs and manufactures an unmatched selection of gripping systems including grippers, rotary modules, linear modules, robotic components, sensors and accessories.

SCHUNK lives its mission that "with a pioneering spirit and perfection, we are setting worldwide standards". As a brand ambassador of the SCHUNK team, the No. 1 goalkeeper communicates our global competence leadership for clamping technology and gripping systems. The top performance of SCHUNK and Jens Lehmann are characterized by dynamics, precision, and reliability.

News

New sizes for the PEH Long-Stroke Servo-Electric Gripper

POSTED: 10/05/2010

SCHUNK has expanded its servo-electric 2-finger parallel gripper of the PEH series to include sizes 30 and 50. This once

New SRU-plus Rotary Actuator

POSTED: 07/22/2010

With a new dampening system the SRU-plus rotary actuator from SCHUNK can rotate heavy loads just like its proven predecessor

New Gripper Sizes for the Compact Class

POSTED: 06/16/2010

SCHUNK has expanded its compact class, the 2-Finger-Parallel Gripper type JGP and the 3-Finger-Centric gripper type JGZ with the sizes

New Sealed DRG 2-Finger Radial Gripper

POSTED: 05/21/2010

The new DRG 2-Finger Radial Gripper from SCHUNK is perfect for difficult handling tasks. The gripper shows its strength

SCHUNK PRG 2-Finger Radial Gripper

POSTED: 04/19/2010

The new PRG 2-Finger Radial Gripper from SCHUNK combines high gripping moments with small dimensions. The integrated pneumatic oval piston

SCHUNK DPGplus: Sealed Two-Finger Parallel Gripper, Now In New Sizes

POSTED: 03/25/2010

The successful DPGplus series of sealed 2-finger parallel grippers has been extended with sizes 240 and 300. The pneumatic drive with oval pistons and the multi-tooth guides ensure the user precise and reliable gripping. This ensures a high level of machine up time and high returns from your production and

3-Finger Centric Gripper PZN+ 380 from SCHUNK

POSTED: 02/15/2010

The proven PZN-plus series has been extended with the new size 380 to cope with the constantly increasing performance requirements.

New Centric Grippers with Ultitooth Guidance Gripper

POSTED: 01/15/2010

PZB-plus is a series of 3-finger centric grippers with a central bore designed as a sleeve.

SCHUNK Expert Days – Service Robotics 2010

POSTED: 12/28/2009

The first two Expert Days in 2008 and 2009 were a great success for all the participants. Now SCHUNK, the

Miniaturised RP Gripper Rotary Unit

POSTED: 12/20/2009

The new miniaturised RP gripper rotary unit from SCHUNK is designed for applications in the production and assembly of minuscule components. It is made up of a combination of the RM rotary module with a pneumatic parallel gripper based on the MPG.

Henrik A. Schunk Elected to VDMA Board

POSTED: 12/11/2009

Schunk was elected to the Board of Directors of the VDMA-Fachverbands Robotik + Automation.

News sizes for SCHUNK'S JGP and JGZ Grippers

POSTED: 10/02/2009

The successful Compact Class has been further developed to include sizes 40 and 50.

Micro Valve Technology

POSTED: 09/01/2009

SCHUNK, Inc. is introducing the new miniaturized MV micro valves that offer short cycle times, low energy consumption, simple operation,

Rotary feed-through DDF-V for SWS-I 11

POSTED: 08/13/2009

SCHUNK has developed the rotary feed-through DDF-V for its integrated quick-change system.

Care-O-bot – Robots in Service Gain Independence

POSTED: 05/04/2009

The Care-O-bot ® 3 is a mobile robot assistance system developed by the Fraunhofer IPA. It is capable of navigating independently as well as planning and carrying out complex motion sequences such as pick and place services. The predecessor of this development system is already used today as a trade

SCHUNK Announces the Addition of Bob Holtz

POSTED: 04/20/2009

SCHUNK, a world leader in Automation. Workholding and Toolholding Technology, is pleased to announce the addition of Bob Holtz to the SCHUNK team. Mr. Holtz will fill the newly formed position of Business Unit Manager of Toolholding and Workholding. Mr. Holtz has been in the Metal cutting industry for over

Tom Jerry Promoted to National Sales Manager for SCHUNK USA

POSTED: 03/24/2009

SCHUNK, a world leader in Automation, Workholding and Toolholding Technology, is pleased to announce the promotion of Tom Jerry to National Sales Manager of SCHUNK USA. “Mr. Jerry brings a wealth of Sales Management experience and offers a fresh perspective

Miniaturized Gripper Rotary Unit

POSTED: 02/04/2009

The new miniaturized RP gripper rotary unit from SCHUNK is designed for applications in the production and assembly of minuscule components. It is made up of a combination of the RM rotary module with a pneumatic parallel gripper based on the

Heinz-Dieter Schunk Recognized for Lifetime Achievement

POSTED: 12/10/2008

Heinz-Dieter Schunk, CEO of SCHUNK Inc, was awarded the German Machine Development Prize on October 14, 2008. During the third German Machine Development Summit in Berlin, the independent jury of experts in business and science recognized his lifetime achievements. Under his management,

SCHUNK Expert Days – Service Robotics 2009

POSTED: 12/09/2008

Expert forum on the future of Service Robotics The Germany-based clamping and gripping specialist, SCHUNK, will be holding a new edition of its Service Robotics Expert Days on February 18th and 19th, 2009 in Brackenheim-Hausen, Germany. The international expert forum will be attended by leading authorities in the


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