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Schmalz is the leading supplier in vacuum automation supplying the entire range of vacuum components and robotic/gantry style vacuum gripping end effector tools. Vacuum Automation Components Innovative vacuum automation components from Schmalz offer reliable solutions for automation and handling tasks. The product range includes suction cups in (14) standard materials and specialty cup lines e.g. automotive cups or cups for the packaging industry. Schmalz also supplies vacuum generators, blowers, electric vacuum pumps, mounting elements, switches and system monitoring devices. Vacuum Gripping Systems Robotic & gantry style vacuum gripping systems from Schmalz provide significant productivity improvements. The range extends from pallet layer size grippers to complete vacuum spiders, delivered ready for connection, for use in all areas of automation. Located in Raleigh, NC, Schmalz Inc. has a National sales force and a network of Authorized Schmalz Distributors in all states

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Suction Cups Made of Special Developed Long Lasting Materials

POSTED 06/02/2009

Suction Cups for the Packaging Industry

Schmalz has developed several long-lasting materials. For the Packaging Industry, Suction Cups made of Vulkollan or Elastodur, stand for an extreme long life before they need to be swapped out. That saves material and is therefore easier on the environment.Suction Cups made of special developed long lasting materials

Schmalz, global expert for Vacuum Technology, is a privately held, family owned company with a 100 year heritage. Schmalz thinks in the long term and is committed to take responsibility for our environment. Schmalz is one of the few positive-energy companies worldwide: The Headquarters generates all the energy it needs itself. Schmalz runs its own wind turbines, heat with own wood chips, produces energy with and water power facility and uses photovoltaic and solar systems. The company has been rewarded for its sustainability several times. Schmalz is ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified – for more than 10 years!