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).

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.

04/22/2018

New collaborative handling system combines speed and precision

J. Schmalz GmbH has developed a new lifting system with the collaborative rope balancer, which enables quick handling as well as precise positioning of the workpieces. The rope balancer is ergonomically designed, easy to operate and equipped with intelligent functions for controlling and monitoring the handling process as well as for networking the device.

04/19/2018

Safe Vacuum Handling for Sensitive Electronic Components

Processes for the automated handling of delicate electronic components must be both fast and gentle on the products. Vacuum specialist Schmalz has developed the flow gripper SCG specially for such tasks. The gripper provides safe transport of plastic parts and printed circuit boards.

03/28/2018

Safe and Service Oriented: Schmalz Online Store Receives Seal of Quality

The Schmalz online store has received a certification and top marks in every category from Trusted Shops.

03/20/2018

Vacuum Solution Improves Ergonomics for Handling Eggs

Lüchinger + Schmid AG is a Swiss distribution and production company for eggs, egg products, chilled fresh products and frozen products. At the Flawil site, up to 80 million eggs are collected, inspected, sorted, packed, palletized and delivered from various farms in the region each year. Previously, the employees stacked approx. 2,500 shrink wrapped goods per day onto pallets by hand. For some time now, they have had the support of vacuum technology from Schmalz: The JumboFlex 25 vacuum tube lifter lifts the shrink wrapped eggs into the...

03/16/2018

Schmalz is Once Again One of the Best Employers in Germany

Glatten, March 16, 2018 Schmalz has been named one of the best employers in the “Germany’s Best Employers” competition. For the fifth time, the vacuum specialist is delighted to have won the award from the Great Place to Work Institute in Cologne.

03/14/2018

HMI 2018: Schmalz Bets on Connectivity

The theme of this year's HANNOVER MESSE trade show in Hanover is "Integrated Industry – Connect & Collaborate". It promises a glimpse of where the idea of Industry 4.0 might be headed. In keeping with the theme, Schmalz will be in attendance at the HMI, from April 23 to 27, 2018, to present solutions for the digital factory. The central focus will be on networking individual vacuum components and complex gripping systems for gantry and robotic applications. Aside from automation technology, the Schmalz booth E27 in Hall 17 will also showcase...

03/12/2018

Change Suction Cups with More Speed and Flexibility with Our New Adapter

Schmalz has developed a new adapter for vacuum blocks: Thanks to the AP-S4, VCBL-B-series vacuum blocks can also now be used on CNC machining centers with the TVN system from SCM/Morbidelli. This addition to the product range gives the user a much more flexible and cost-effective system in comparison to the original equipment.

03/06/2018

Schmalz optimizes vacuum clamping system for glass machining

Schmalz has revised its proven SQC vacuum clamping system for glass machining and made the design much more streamlined. This makes use on Bystronic glass grinding machines even simpler. Thanks to the quick-change system that can be operated without tools, setup times are significantly reduced.

03/01/2018

Aiming high with the new vacuum tube lifter JumboFlex High-Stack

For overhead handling tasks, J. Schmalz GmbH has developed the JumboFlex High-Stack. Operators use the tube lifter to stack goods with a maximum weight of 50 kilograms ergonomically and up to a height of 2.55 meters.