VAC-U-MAX Celebrates 65-Year Anniversary Providing Bulk Material Handling and Industrial Vacuum Cleaning Solutions – 1954-2019

May 29, 2019

BELLEVILLE, NJ USA (May 29, 2019) – VAC-U-MAX has reached a proud milestone celebrating 65 years of business providing bulk material handling and industrial vacuum cleaning solutions to industries worldwide. The company has grown from the dreams of its founder Frank Pendleton, who designed the world’s first industrial vacuum cleaner that operated only on compressed-air…


Vacuum Gripper Uses Foam Pad or Suction Cups

January 15, 2019

Piab’s Kenos® KVG series of vacuum grippers is extended to include the option of using suction cups instead of the technical foam pads offered as standard. The popular vacuum grippers can now be configured with suction cups from Piab’s flexible and durable suction cup series DURAFLEX® BX as well as the generic Value Line® series.…


piCOBOT – Piab’s Latest Productivity Promoter

November 19, 2018

Piab is proud to introduce piCOBOT®, a cleverly equipped end-of-arm (EOAT) vacuum tool designed specifically for the cobot market. Featuring the company’s signature vacuum technology, enabling improved efficiency, productivity and working environments, piCOBOT  offers industry certified plug-and-play extensions to the latest collaborative robots, so called cobots. Offered as a development kit, piCOBOT comprises a vacuum…


Efficient Vacuum Technology from Schmalz at CAMX 2017

December 11, 2017

Schmalz Inc. will showcase its portfolio of innovative vacuum handling solutions at the composites and advanced material Expo CAMX 2017 in Orlando, Florida. One of the highlights at booth A52 includes the Schmalz Needle Gripper (SNG-M) for handling composite textiles and preforms. This needle gripper is specifically designed to handle highly permeable workpieces. The needles…


Efficient Vacuum Technology from Schmalz at Fabtech 2017

November 3, 2017

Schmalz Inc. will showcase its portfolio of powerful vacuum handling solutions for machining sheet metal at Fabtech 2017 in Chicago November 6-9. The highlights at booth B12071, include the Schmalz VacuMaster Comfort for fast and safe manual transportation of metal workpieces, alongside other Schmalz metal workpieces and fabricating products. The VacuMaster Comfort is based on…


Schmalz Vacuum Components Allow Efficient Handling of Sheet Metal

November 15, 2016

In order to load metal sheets into presses quickly and reliably, you need to have a good grip of the situation. This is why Swiss material flow specialist Güdel AG relies on Schmalz vacuum components: Powerful vacuum grippers combined with intelligent vacuum generators make for short machining times. During machining, the vacuum generators record relevant…


Door lifting made easy

August 23, 2016

The client – a door factory, manufactures between 500 and 600 doors every day. Because of this the company is the market leader in its country. The growing range includes increasingly larger and heavier doors – this places high demands on the handling technology during production. Due to this, the manufacturer is pursuing the powerful…


Vacuum technology increases productivity in the wood and furniture industry

August 23, 2016

Today, wood-processing companies have to be flexible, fast and deliver on schedule – with the consequence of fully exploiting the potential for rationalization in the company and continually optimizing internal processes. To meet these requirements, the vacuum specialist Schmalz offers a wide range of products for manual and automated handling processes. Users in the wood…


Schmalz at the Modex trade show: a focus on efficient vacuum generation

March 28, 2016

Efficient vacuum generation is growing ever more important, especially in automated handling processes. With that in mind, Schmalz is fitting more and more of its vacuum generators with energy-efficient eco-nozzle technology. At Modex 2016 (April 4 to 7), the company will be showcasing ejectors for a multitude of applications and industries. Its high-performance vacuum gripping systems, manual handling solutions…


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