SCHUNK

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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.
    TypePrivate
    Founded1945
    HQLauffen am Neckar, DE
    Websiteschunk.com
    Employee Ratings3.8

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    Employees (est.) (May 2021)3,500
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore

    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, Huglfing, Mengen and in 29 other locations
    Lauffen am Neckar, DE (HQ)
    Bahnhofstraße 106-134
    Brackenheim, DE
    Robert-Bosch-Straße 12
    Huglfing, DE
    Auwiese 16
    Mengen, DE
    Lothringer Str. 23
    Sankt Georgen, DE
    Am Tannwald 17
    Allhaming, AT
    Friedrich-Schunk-Straße 1
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    SCHUNK Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    1945
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    SCHUNK Operating Metrics

    Apr, 2021

    Brand Ambassadors

    3.5 k

    Brand Families

    50

    Patent Families

    200

    Production Facilities

    9
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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 Cybersecurity Score

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    71/100

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    SCHUNK Online and Social Media Presence

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    SCHUNK News and Updates

    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…

    SCHUNK wins the nationwide recognized IHK education award 2020

    The specialist for gripping systems and clamping technology SCHUNK achieved a great success at the presentation of the IHK education award 2020 in Berlin: Heinz-Dieter SCHUNK GmbH & Co. Spanntechnik KG from Mengen, a member company of the Greifsysteme and Clamping technology specialists SCHUNK f…

    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, Huglfing, Mengen and in 29 other locations.

    • How many offices does SCHUNK have?

      SCHUNK has 33 offices.