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Schmalz at the HANNOVER MESSE 2017 Trade Show: Intelligent Vacuum Solutions for Networked Production

The main theme at this year’s Hannover Messe is “Integrated Industry – Creating Value” and the trade show will highlight how the vision of networked industry has become reality. In Hall 17, Booth E26, the vacuum specialist Schmalz will present smart field devices and other vacuum solutions that make production processes multiple times more efficient and transparent.


Volkswagen names Schmalz “Top Innovator of the 2016 Volkswagen Logistics Day”

Volkswagen has named J. Schmalz GmbH “Top Innovator of the 2016 Volkswagen Logistics Day.” The automotive company honored the vacuum specialist's forward-looking projects in manual handling. Out of about 180 participants, Schmalz was appointed to a shortlist of the 20 best innovators by logistics experts from VW and the Institute for Production Management (IPM).


Minister President Kretschmann Inaugurates Schmalz's New Building in India

After an eight-month construction period, the Minister President of the state of Baden-Württemberg, Winfried Kretschmann, inaugurated Schmalz's new production and office building in Pune (India) on January 24. The new building offers an additional surface area of around 1,600 square meters – more than double the surface area of the existing building.


Schmalz at the LogiMAT 2017: A comprehensive display of handling technology

“Shaping change – digital, networked, innovative”: That’s the slogan that will lure specialists in the fields of distribution, material flow and information flow to Stuttgart, Germany, for the LogiMAT 2017, which will take place from March 14 to 16. J. Schmalz GmbH will use the trade show as a platform to present to the public its comprehensive range of efficient vacuum handling solutions for a multitude of intra-logistics applications.


Schmalz Vacuum Technology Handles Plastics Reliably and Gently

Automating the mass production of plastic parts requires efficient material flows in the processes before and after production. At the K trade fair in Düsseldorf (October 19 to 26), Schmalz will be exhibiting high-performance vacuum technology for fast and reliable handling of plastic objects with various properties. A wide range of vacuum gripping systems, vacuum components and vacuum lifters will be on display at booth E04 in hall 9.


Schmalz at the EuroBLECH Trade Show: Vacuum Solutions for Gentle and Reliable Handling of Sheet Metal

J. Schmalz GmbH will be presenting a range of innovative vacuum technology products at EuroBLECH 2016, an international trade show for sheet metal machining technology (October 25 to 29 in Hanover). These products include vacuum components and systems for automated and manual handling and clamping of sheet metal. Vacuum specialist Schmalz offers solutions for all processes along the added-value chain—for example for reliably transporting hot and deformed sheet metal without damaging it. Users, for instance those from the automotive industry,...


Schmalz to present a new series of magnetic grippers at the Motek trade show

J. Schmalz GmbH will be presenting solutions for a wide range of automated and manual handling applications at the Motek 2016 trade show in Stuttgart (October 10 to 13). The company will introduce the new SGM-HP/-HT series of magnetic grippers as well as many other solutions at booths 3020 and 3110 in hall 3. These grippers can handle ferromagnetic workpieces and feature high holding forces and excellent temperature resistance.


Vacuum power for versatility: Schmalz exhibits solutions for the packaging industry at the FachPack trade show

J. Schmalz GmbH will be exhibiting automated and manual vacuum handling solutions for the packaging and food and beverage industries at the FachPack 2016 trade show (September 27 to 29 in Nuremberg). New products at the Schmalz booth (booth 105 in hall 2) include the oval tubular bag suction cup SPOB1f for flow-wrap packaging processes in packaging machines.


Vacuum Technology: Gentle Handling for Sensitive Glass

Glass, already a universal material, is continually finding new applications. Nowhere is this more on display than at the glasstec 2016 trade fair in Düsseldorf (September 20 to 23, 2016). Vacuum specialist Schmalz will be presenting a selection of their solutions for gentle and reliable handling of sensitive materials at hall 11, booth H 39. Among their new products is the vacuum block VCBL-GL, which is used in the grinding of glass workpieces on Bando Kiko flat table machines.


A Great Shop and a Wealth of Vacuum Expertise: Schmalz Starts New Web Platform

The relaunch paid off: J. Schmalz GmbH has fully redesigned the appearance, content and technical features of its website Optimizing user-friendliness is an important aspect of the new site, which comes with a full-fledged online shop. Around 6,000 vacuum technology items can be ordered with just a few clicks – on a computer or just as easily on a tablet or smartphone.