Schunk is a German company , specializing in tool holding , work holding , clamping solutions and robotics
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 2.700 employees in nine plants and 33 subsidiaries as well as distribution partners in more than 50 countries ensure an intensive market presence. With 11,000 standard components SCHUNK offers the world's largest range of clamping technology and gripping systems and with more than 2,550 SCHUNK grippers, the broadest range of standard gripper components on the market. The entire gripping system program comprises more than 4,000 components