Press Releases

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07/15/2016

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.

07/06/2016

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 www.schmalz.com. 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.

06/30/2016

Schmalz Vacuum Solution Improves Material Flow in ABB Schaffhausen

Vacuum specialist Schmalz’ lifting technology delivers exceptional performance for ABB in Swiss city Schaffhausen. ABB uses the JumboFlex vacuum tube lifter in its logistics center. The handling of small load carriers has improved significantly since.

06/21/2016

SPZ-M-C Vacuum Gripping System with Comprehensive Software Package

High-performance vacuum gripping systems allow for quick palletizing and de-palletizing of various goods in warehouses and in intra-logistics processes, which helps to increase productivity. Schmalz has developed a software package for the SPZ-M-C high-performance palletizer to ensure reliable control of the gripper. The program contains an intuitive user interface that allows users to execute automated handling of product layers more easily and to save gripping procedures.

06/17/2016

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).

06/06/2015

Vacuum tube lifter from Schmalz: Ergonomics and efficiency go hand in hand

Gebr. Kemper GmbH + Co. KG install lifting technology from J. Schmalz GmbH in their new assembly and logistics hall. Vacuum tube lifters of the type JumboSprint 85, in combination with aluminum traveling cranes, optimize the handling of cardboard boxes and crates. This significantly increases process reliability and improves ergonomics at the workplace.

05/11/2016

New vacuum components catalog from Schmalz: 760 pages of product variety

The new vacuum components catalog 2016/2017 from Schmalz offers all necessary components in order to design a vacuum system as well as background knowledge regarding vacuum technology across 760 pages.

05/10/2016

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.

04/25/2016

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.

04/25/2016

New Schmalz Bag Suction Cup for High-Speed Packaging Processes

The vacuum specialist Schmalz has developed a new series of SPOB1f-type oval tubular bag suction cups especially for flow-wrap packaging processes. With up to 600 parts processed per minute, flow-wrapping is an extremely dynamic application – which involves special requirements for the handling of workpieces.