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Solutions for Energy Storage Systems: Schmalz Adds a New Business Area

Vacuum specialist Schmalz is adding a new business area: The company is now planning to offer solutions for energy storage systems. These solutions are being developed in close collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT).


Schmalz at the Automatica Trade Show: A Multitude of Vacuum Technology for Automated Processes

“Optimize your Production” – so goes the motto at the Automatica trade show, which takes place in Munich from June 21 to 24. Gripping technology plays a key role in optimizing production processes. Schmalz is showcasing the benefits that grippers with vacuum power provide in doing so in hall A5, booth 303. The products on show include a variety of individual vacuum components and ready-to-connect gripping systems.


Schmalz nominated for Hermes Award 2016

Major success for the vacuum specialists Schmalz from Glatten: As one of only five companies, the company achieved a prestigious place on the list of nominees for the Hermes Award. The “Oscars for engineers” is one of the most important innovation prizes for the industry globally. The prize was awarded on April 24 at the opening ceremony of the Hanover trade show in the presence of Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama.


Schmalz at CeMat 2016 with efficient vacuum handling technology

Economical intra-logistic solutions and intelligent supply chain management are the focus of the world’s leading trade show for intra-logistics, CeMAT 2016, from May 31 to June 3. J. Schmalz GmbH is exhibiting a cross section of their comprehensive range of efficient vacuum handling technology and responsive aluminum crane systems in Hanover.


Schmalz awarded the 2016 German CSR Prize

The vacuum specialist Schmalz has been awarded the 2016 German CSR Prize, one of the most renowned sustainability prizes in Germany. The organizers of the 12th German CSR Forum praised the company for its holistic approach to reducing the ecological footprint of vacuum technology products. Schmalz prevailed over Deutsche Bahn AG and the Swiss Migros-Genossenschaftsbund in the final round.


Schmalz at the HANNOVER MESSE trade show: a focus on efficient vacuum generation

Efficient vacuum generation is growing ever more important, especially in automated handling processes. With that in mind, Schmalz is fitting more and more of its vacuum generators with energy-efficient eco-nozzle technology. At Hannover Messe 2016 (April 25 to 29), the company will be showcasing ejectors for a multitude of applications and industries. Its high-performance vacuum gripping systems, manual handling solutions and vacuum clamping systems will also be on display at booth F25 in hall 17.


Schmalz China was the Most Successful in 2015

Every year the managing directors of the 16 subsidiaries abroad meet at the end of January at the joint World Marketing Meeting (WMM) – this international meeting has now taken place in Glatten for the 29th time.


Schmalz Welcomes Its Thousandth Employee Worldwide

We are just a few weeks into the 106th year in the history of the vacuum specialists Schmalz – and we already have a special announcement: in January, the company welcomed its 1000th employee worldwide.


Schmalz Awarded for the “Best Innovation System” in German Industry

The Global Market Leader in Vacuum Technology Receives an Award in Stuttgart


Vacuum technology increases productivity in the wood and furniture industry

Today, wood-processing companies have to be flexible, fast and deliver on schedule – with the consequence of fully exploiting the potential for rationalization in the company and continually optimizing internal processes. To meet these requirements, the vacuum specialist Schmalz offers a wide range of products for manual and automated handling processes. Users in the wood and furniture industry profit from more efficiency and increased productivity.