Schmalz is one of the leading global suppliers in the fields of automation, handling and clamping technology and offers innovative and efficient vacuum solutions to customers in numerous different industries. Schmalz products are used in a wide variety of production processes—for example, as grippers on robot arms in the production of car bodies, in CNC machining centers as clamping solutions for furniture parts, or used by an operator to manually lift items ranging from cardboard boxes to solar panels. Customers can either choose from Schmalz’s wide range of components or benefit from a complete solution that has been specifically tailored to suit their needs. Schmalz is a strongly client-oriented company that is dedicated to groundbreaking innovation, exceptional quality and providing a comprehensive consultancy service. The company has over 1,000 employees at the headquarters in Glatten (in the Black Forest region of Germany) and its 16 overseas subsidiaries.