Since founding its U.S. facility in Morrisville, North Carolina in 1992, Schunk says it has helped serve the needs of more than 35,000 customers with domestically manufactured toolholding products as well as sales and support. Success in the North American market spurred the development of two more entities, Schunk Canada and Schunk Mexico, in 2006. “The first 20 years in the U.S. have been remarkable,” says Henrik Schunk, managing partner for parent company Schunk GmbH & Co. KG, which is headquartered in Germany. “The United States has become a home market for the Shunk Group.
Worldwide, the company has more than 1,900 employees as well as subsidiaries and distribution partners in more than 50 countries.