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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.


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.