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. 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.
Maintenance & repair works
Regular maintenance by our qualified servicing technicians, ensuring the sustainable availability of your SCHUNK product. Unplanned down-times can therefore be reduced to a minimum.
- Repairs on location at our customers’ premises or at the SCHUNK production facility
- Inspection including control of proper function
- Early detection of faults and damage
- Carrying out of works according to detailed maintenance plan/check-list
- Recommendations for repairs required
- Immediate repair works
Mechatronics Concept Designer MCD
With the aid of the Mechatronics Concept Designer from Siemens PLM Software and the Digital Twins from SCHUNK, designers and systems planners will be able to virtually depict the entire engineering process from the concept to mechanics, electronics and software, right up to full commissioning.