SCHUNK is a family-owned company and global player in one. More than 2,700 employees in eight plants and 30 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 world’s largest assortment of clamping technology and gripping systems, and with 2,550 SCHUNK grippers the largest product range of standard grippers on the market. The complete program of gripping systems comprises more than 4,000 components. The customer base includes the Who’s Who of mechanical engineering, robotics, automation and assembly handling, and all the renowned automotive brands and their suppliers. Since 2012, goalkeeper legend Jens Lehmann has acted as brand ambassador for safe, precise gripping and holding in the SCHUNK team.
Project involvement within ARENA2036
The automobile and automobile parts industry are important fields of activity for SCHUNK. Completely new opportunities open up as a result of new developments such as Industry 4.0. or the human/robot cooperation (HRC) for the use of SCHUNK products. Therefore SCHUNK mainly lays the focus on HRC-related projects in the field of assembly. Under the brand name Co-act (collaborative actuator), SCHUNK presents its gripping technology program for safe human/robot collaboration in the future.