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Virtual SchmalzEXPO opens its doors on 26 May 2020

Innovative strength and agility are more important than ever for companies in these times. Schmalz is therefore breaking new ground in bringing together product innovations and users from the fields of automation and handling. With SchmalzEXPO, a virtual vacuum technology trade fair, the company creates a space for new presentations, dialogue and personal consultation - without any mask or minimum distance.


Schmalz: New Subsidiary in Austria

Schmalz is expanding its international network and opening another subsidiary in Austria, which will be headquartered in Linz. The team in Austria will provide regional customers with quick and competent advice on issues in the field of vacuum automation, vacuum technology for robots and ergonomic handling, as well as crane systems and vacuum lifting devices.


Schmalz at Holz-Handwerk 2020: Vacuum Blocks Read by Smartphone

At Holz-Handwerk 2020 (March 18 to 21, Nuremberg), Schmalz will be presenting efficient and ergonomic clamping and lifting solutions for wood working. A particular highlight at Booth 308 in Hall 10.0 will be the new generation of vacuum blocks with NFC technology.


Schmalz at LogiMAT 2020: Making Lifting Easy

This year’s LogiMAT (March 10 through 12, 2020) is all about “Visions – Innovations – Solutions,” and Schmalz will be there: along with its application-oriented handling systems, the vacuum specialist will be providing fresh impetus in the digitization of lifting technology. Solutions for classic manual and automatic goods logistics and systems for the digital factory await visitors to the trade show in hall 7, booth C05.


Schmalz at Productronica: Clever Automation Solutions for Electronics Production

At Productronica 2019, the world's leading trade fair for the development and production of electronics (November 12 to 15, Munich), vacuum specialist Schmalz will be presenting numerous solutions for the automated handling of delicate electronic components. At booth 560 in hall B3, visitors will experience gripping systems in action that reliably protect delicate components against electrostatic discharge.


“Grippers Must Be Able to Do Everything”

Answered by: Dr. Kurt Schmalz, Managing Director of J. Schmalz GmbH


Blechexpo: Schmalz Eliminates the Need for an External IO-Link Master

At the beginning of November, the who’s who of the sheet metal processing industry will meet in Stuttgart for the 14th time. And J. Schmalz GmbH will be there as well – at Blechexpo 2019 from November 5 to 8 in Hall 1 at Booth 1003 – presenting innovations from the world of vacuum automation and manual handling solutions.


Schmalz at the K Trade Fair: Gripping plastics the right way

When the K trade fair opens its doors from October 16 – 23 in Düsseldorf, Germany, the focus will be on topics relating to innovative production processes and new developments in the plastics and rubber industry. In hall 9, booth EO4, J. Schmalz GmbH will be presenting new solutions for automated and manual vacuum handling for a range of plastic workpieces.


Schmalz at Motek 2019: Flexible Solutions for Robots and Cobots

At Motek 2019 (October 7 to 10, Stuttgart), Schmalz will be demonstrating the enormous potential that vacuum technology has to offer for lightweight robots. One highlight is the new gripping system SLG: a fast solution for custom handling tasks in quickly changing production environments. Manual handling also goes smart with the collaborative rope balancer SRBC. At Booth 3101 in Hall 3, vacuum expert Schmalz will also be presenting solutions for logistics processes that require short handling times.


Schmalz at FachPack 2019: Easy Configuration of Custom Grippers

FachPack 2019 (September 24 – 26, Nuremberg) will be held under the theme “Environmentally friendly packaging.” Schmalz GmbH will be presenting handling and gripper solutions for both new and conventional packaging materials and shapes in Hall 3, Booth 3-141. One highlight is the new gripping system SLG with online configurator. The vacuum expert will also be showcasing tube lifters and crane systems that improve ergonomics in production, assembly and logistics processes.