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Schunk – Superior Clamping & Gripping


Schunk started out in 1945 by Friedrich Schunk as a mechanical workshop. This company, under the leadership of Heinz-Dieter Schunk, is now competent and world market leader in clamping technology and gripping systems. Today, the third generation siblings Henrik A. Schunk and Christina I. Schunk run the company.

Schunk has about 3,400 employees in nine plants and 33 subsidiaries as well as distribution partner in more than 50 countries.

Schunk has 11,000 standard components and offers the world’s largest range of clamping technology and gripping systems with more than2,550
Schunk grippers – the broadest range of standard gripper components on the market. Schunk’s entire gripping system program comprises more than 4,000 components.

Schunk’s customer base spans across various sectors such as machine and plant construction, robotics, automation and installation, and all
well-known car brands and their suppliers.

Schunk’s product range consists of

  • Gripping systems (12 types of grippers, 9 types of robot accessories and
    13 handling systems)
  • Clamping technology (Lathe, Machining Centre and Grinding Machine,
  • Customized solutions
  • After-sales service

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