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About SCHUNK

Superior Clamping and Gripping

SCHUNK is a German family-owned company and global player in one. The company was founded in 1945 by Friedrich Schunk as a mechanical workshop and has developed under the leadership of Heinz-Dieter Schunk to a competence and world market leader for clamping technology and gripping systems. Today, the company is run by the third generation siblings Henrik A. Schunk and Kristina I. Schunk. More than 2,500 employees in 8 plants and 30 directly owned subsidiaries and distribution partners in more than 50 countries throughout the world ensure an intensive market presence. 

SCHUNK designs and manufactures an unmatched selection of clamping technology and gripping systems including lathe chucks, chuck jaws, quick change pallets, magnets, vises, grippers, rotary modules, linear modules, robotic components, sensors and accessories. With 11,000 standard components, SCHUNK offers the world’s largest assortment of clamping technology and gripping systems. 

Since 2012, soccer goalkeeper legend Jens Lehmann has acted as brand ambassador for precise gripping and safe holding in the SCHUNK team.

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