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    SCHUNK is a provider of gripping systems and clamping technology solutions. It offers toolholding systems, hydraulic expansion technology solutions, stationery workholding products, quick-change pallet systems, chuck jaws, as well as grippers, rotary and linear modules, gripping system solutions, modular assembly automation products, gripping hands, and other products. The company caters to mechanical engineering, robotics, automation, and assembly handling sectors.
    HQLauffen am Neckar, DE

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    Employees (est.) (May 2021)3,500
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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    Key People/Management at SCHUNK

    Henrik Schunk

    Henrik Schunk

    Chief Executive Officer
    Timo Gessmann

    Timo Gessmann

    Chief Technology Officer
    Robert Soule

    Robert Soule

    Director of Research & Development
    Markus Kleiner

    Markus Kleiner

    Managing Director
    Jens Hinrichs

    Jens Hinrichs

    Managing Director / Executive Vice President
    Attila Reti

    Attila Reti

    EVP Group Business Transformation, Processes, Digital Business & Group CIO
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    SCHUNK Office Locations

    SCHUNK has offices in Lauffen am Neckar, Brackenheim, Mengen, Sankt Georgen and in 28 other locations
    Lauffen am Neckar, DE (HQ)
    Bahnhofstraße 106-134
    Brackenheim, DE
    Robert-Bosch-Straße 12
    Mengen, DE
    Lothringer Str. 23
    Sankt Georgen, DE
    Am Tannwald 17
    Allhaming, AT
    Friedrich-Schunk-Straße 1
    Aalst, BE
    Industrielaan 4
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    SCHUNK Operating Metrics

    Apr, 2021

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    SCHUNK Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Company NameDateDeal Size
    GRESSELSeptember 01, 2014
    S.P.D.September 01, 2014
    SCHUNK Intec AB
    SCHUNK Intec AG
    SCHUNK Intec AS
    SCHUNK Intec A/S
    SCHUNK Intec Bağlama Sistemleri ve Otomasyon San. Ve Tic. Ltd. Şti.
    SCHUNK Intec-BR
    SCHUNK Intec B.V.
    SCHUNK Intec Corp.
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    SCHUNK News and Updates

    The ROTA-M flex 2+2 from SCHUNK is designed to meet increasing demands from the market

    The ROTA-M flex 2+2 from SCHUNK is a low-maintenance 2+2 chuck jaw specially designed for meeting the increasing demands of the market. The patent-pending compensating mechanism provides a longer compensation stroke than other available 4-jaw chucks on the market. Depending on the size, it amounts t…

    Schunk announces new vice president of Toolholding and Workholding Sales

    Schunk announces the promotion of Michael Gaunce to V.P. of Sales, Toolholding and Workholding. Michael joined Schunk in 2012 as a sales support engineer with a background in the specialized industry of magnetic workholding and material handling. In his time at Schunk, Michael has broadened his know…

    SCHUNK receives award for future-oriented training

    The Allianz Industrie 4.0 Baden-Württemberg is a network supported by the VDMA. They honor innovative projects for the digitizing professional education in the field of industry within the framework of a competition, called "Industry 4.0 Talents". The network awarded SCHUNK for its project "Digital …

    Intelligent SCHUNK gripper wins Red Dot Design Award 2021

    Innovative, ergonomic, quickly put into operation: The intelligent design of the SCHUNK EGH makes automation with cobots especially easy, and this is the reason why the gripper was awarded with the prestigious Red Dot Design Award 2021 in the "product design" category

    SCHUNK is founding partner of the "Industrial Digital Twin Association"

    Hartmut Rauen (VDMA) & Dr. Wolfgang Weber (ZVEI) sign the founding document for the "Industrial Digital Twin Association". Goal: Open source development of the Digital Twin for Industry 4.0.

    SCHUNK develops reliable grippers for medical applications

    More and more industries are discovering the benefits of automation and robotics, including medical technology. With the help of automation, processes that were previously manual and in some cases also error-prone processes can be carried out automatically within a short period of time and associate…
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    SCHUNK Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was SCHUNK founded?

      SCHUNK was founded in 1945.

    • Who are SCHUNK key executives?

      SCHUNK's key executives are Henrik Schunk, Timo Gessmann and Robert Soule.

    • How many employees does SCHUNK have?

      SCHUNK has 3,500 employees.

    • Who are SCHUNK competitors?

      Competitors of SCHUNK include Schenck Process, Addtech and SICK.

    • Where is SCHUNK headquarters?

      SCHUNK headquarters is located at Bahnhofstraße 106-134, Lauffen am Neckar.

    • Where are SCHUNK offices?

      SCHUNK has offices in Lauffen am Neckar, Brackenheim, Mengen, Sankt Georgen and in 28 other locations.

    • How many offices does SCHUNK have?

      SCHUNK has 32 offices.