Schmalz to Showcase Vacuum Technology Products with Interactive Robot at MODEX Trade Show
Friday, March 18, 2022
by: Schmalz Inc.

Section: Press Releases

Schmalz Inc.Schmalz Inc. will be exhibiting three of their innovative vacuum technology products at the MODEX 2022 trade show from March 28th through 31st in Atlanta. The updated Schmalz booth will feature the Area Gripping System (FQE), the modular VEE end of arm tool as well as the new Jumbo Order Picker. There will also be a robot at the Schmalz booth demoing these world-class products.

The Area Gripping System (FQE) is a flexible large-area gripper for handling products regardless of size and geometry from different picking positions. The Area Gripping System (FQE) is ideal for stationary handling tasks with collaborative robots as well as fully automated applications. The gripper is available in two different formats, with suction cups or foam and is a great fit for handling products in the automotive, glass and electronics sector.

The Schmalz VEE vacuum end effector is a modular end-of-arm tool that boasts high-speed speed capabilities and a cost-effective design ideal for packaging processes. It is commonly used in pick-and-place applications, for fully-automated filling of cardboard boxes in case packers, and transporting products into top-loading machines, cardboard boxes and tray aligners.

Schmalz Inc.The Jumbo Order Picker is a standalone, battery powered unit that functions with or without a pallet rider. All components are made to withstand the demands of warehouse order picking, ensuring long lasting durability. The order picker is compatible with any standard pallet rider lead acid or lithium battery and is designed so that swapping batteries is an easy 2-minute task.

The Schmalz booth will also feature a test table to see their products in action. Attendees are encouraged to bring an item to the booth so they can personally see what products are right for their unique industry.

About Us:
Schmalz is the global market leader in vacuum automation and ergonomic handling solutions. The wide range of products in the Vacuum Automation unit includes individual components such as suction cups and vacuum generators, as well as complete gripping systems and clamping solutions for holding workpieces, for example in CNC machining centers. The Handling Systems unit offers innovative handling solutions with vacuum lifters and crane systems for industrial and handicraft applications. The intelligent solutions make production and logistics processes more flexible and efficient, while also preparing them for the increasing trend toward digitalization. For more information, visit our website at