Press Releases / Press kits

In our press section you can find current information about our products and our company. The press releases include high-resolution images (jpg, 300 dpi, 10x15 cm) and a word file for download. The contents of the press kits, e.g. for trade shows, you can download as well.  Use the filters to view press releases from the desired product area. 

Press kits

For further information and interview requests, please contact our press team at any time (+49 7443 2403-506, presse@schmalz.de).

10/08/2018

Product Portfolio for Vacuum Automation: Interview with Dr. Kurt Schmalz

Dr. Kurt Schmalz, Managing Director of J. Schmalz GmbH, offers a glimpse of the vacuum specialists' product portfolio strategy. From now on, in the field auf vacuum automation the company will differentiate between standard components and intelligent devices for the digital factory.

10/04/2018

Vacuum Grippers for Smartphone Production

What is it that characterizes a smartphone? The answer: perfection. Its glass and metal exterior is sleek and smooth, the control buttons discreetly embedded in the housing. When switched on, it dazzles the user with brilliant colors and undreamed-of functions. Manufacturers invest a considerable amount of effort into developing this look and feel and performance, and make the highest demands on the production process. Schmalz has just the solutions to meet these tough demands – be it for handling the thin glass display, assembling the battery...

10/01/2018

Safe Handling: Vacuum Lifters in Disk Manufacturing

The German automotive industry was able to achieve a positive result overall for the year 2017, the diesel discussion and Brexit notwithstanding. Fuyao Europe GmbH benefited from this as well. This supplier with Chinese roots manufactures vehicle disks in Heilbronn and Leingarten, Germany, where it constructed a spacious warehouse and production hall at the end of 2017. For more speed and customization in supplying the big automotive manufacturers, Fuyao also optimized its logistics processes. Schmalz impressed with its overall concept, which...

09/27/2018

Schmalz: New Modular Flat Jib

A combination of a vacuum lifter and a suitable crane system makes it possible to perform manual lifting tasks ergonomically. In order to provide for ease of operations in low-ceilinged rooms, J. Schmalz GmbH has developed a new modular aluminum flat jib. Compared to conventional jib cranes made of steel, moving this jib with its vacuum lifter and a load demands considerably less force to be used by the operator.

09/24/2018

Automation for Industrial Cutting

Trade show and furniture builders, signmakers and packaging experts – they all use cutting systems to cut materials to size, whether it be twin-wall sheets, cardboard boxes, rubber or foam and textiles. Zünd Systemtechnik AG is an expert partner for such applications. During development of their latest product, a cutting table with automatic feeder and removal system, the Swiss machine builders brought the experience and expertise of Schmalz on board to design the vacuum system on the table.

08/28/2018

Schmalz at EuroBLECH 2018: New Innovations in Efficient Sheet Metal Machining

“On the pulse of digitization” is the motto of EuroBLECH 2018, the leading industry trade fair presenting the latest trends in sheet metal machining technology. Schmalz will be on site to present its expertise in sheet metal handling in Hall 11, Booth D74. In addition to modular systems, communication-capable vacuum components will be prominently on display, as well as proven devices to assist with manual handling, such as ergonomic handling of heavy sheet metal and other workpieces.

08/20/2018

Schmalz at glasstec: A Firm Grip on Breakables

Whether in architecture or in manufacturing automobiles or displays, glass use is steadily increasing. Handling this delicate material without damaging it or leaving behind marks often requires the use of vacuum technology. At glasstec, which takes place from October 23 to 26 in Düsseldorf, Schmalz will showcase its powerful solutions for manual and automated handling, such as the thin glass gripper STGG, in Hall 11, Booth G24.

08/13/2018

Schmalz at Motek 2018: Components for Cobots and Co.

When Motek opens its doors for the 37th time, Schmalz will be showcasing an extensive range of products from the fields of vacuum automation and handling in hall 3, booth 3101. Alongside its standard components, new gripper innovations and further developments for manual lifting tasks will attract the attention of trade visitors. The vacuum expert will also be exhibiting its smart field devices, intelligent devices for networked production.

07/30/2018

Schmalz at FachPack: Handling Packaging at the Highest Level

From September 25–27, 2018, the Messehallen in Nuremberg will be buzzing with all things packaging technology. And J. Schmalz GmbH, from the town of Glatten in the Black Forest, will be there. The vacuum technology specialist will be presenting its comprehensive range of handling solutions for the packaging, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries in Hall 3 at Booth 3-141. These solutions include both manual and automated systems – such as, for example, the new area gripper FXCB for collaborative robots.

06/15/2018

New Gripper for Collaborative Robots

Humans and robots are collaborating much more closely in logistics. J. Schmalz GmbH has therefore developed a gripper solution that ensures a safe human-robot collaboration (MRK) thanks to its unique product design.