211 Kitty Hawk Drive
Morrisville, NC 27560 US


A Message from SCHUNK, Inc.

Company Profile

Superior Clamping and Gripping SCHUNK GmbH & CO.

SCHUNK SYNERGY - Toolholding, Workholding and Automation


SCHUNK Toolholding Looking for productivity increases and costs decreases?

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

A Shop Where a Machine Loads Itself
Instead of investing in an external robotic loading system, this shop adopted technology that lets a machine tool load parts on its own.

Schunk’s Kontec KSC clamping vise

Schunk Kontec KSC Vise Optimized for Use with Palletized Automation
The Schunk Kontec KSC clamping vises are made for raw and finished part machining.

Schunk Grippers Now Assembled in USA
The new facility, combined with investments in personnel and equipment over the next five years, represents another $60 million for the region’s economy and roughly 100 new jobs.

Schunk PGN-Plus-P gripper

Pneumatic Gripper Provides Greater Grip Force
Schunk’s PGN-Plus-P gripper features enlarged supporting dimensions between the six load-bearing shoulders of the multi-tooth guidance, allowing higher moment capacity, in turn accommodating longer fingers and greater loads.

fanuc robot jimtof 2018

Three Expectations for Robotic Automation
Shops take some modern robot capabilities as given, but a recent trade show in Japan demonstrated ways those capabilities continue to improve.

Schunk Vero-S

Workholding Enables Stress-Relief Reclamping
IMTS 2018: The Schunk Vero-S Aviation product line is designed to rigidly clamp large parts accurately and enable the user to release the part enough to allow the part to move (compensate) due to the stresses of machining without fully releasing the part.

A human and a cobot with a Schunk Co-act gripper working in close proximity

Collaborative Robot Gripper Design, Development: Four Trends You Need to Know
Safety standards, third-party certifications, plug-and-play packages and new sensor technology for grippers designed for collaborative robots are making them safer, stronger and easier to use.

Schunk Vero-S Aviation

Clamping Line Accommodates Large Aerospace Parts
The Schunk Vero-S Aviation product line clamps large parts accurately, enables the parts to be moved, and establishes data points through four modules.

Schunk UVB-HS soft chuck jaws

Jaws Increase Efficiency in Finish Machining
The jaw design of Schunk’s UVB-HS soft chuck jaws provides efficient gripping for lathe workholding. 

Schunk Vero-S WDB modular clamping system

Modular Clamping System Accommodates Freely Molded Parts
The Schunk Vero-S WDB modular clamping system provides the efficiency levels of the Vero-S quick-change pallet system to machine directly clamped workpieces.

Manual chuck

Lightweight Chuck Enables Machining of Heavy Workpieces
The Rota-S Flex from Schunk is a flexible manual chuck for machining a variety of workpieces on milling and turning machines.

LoadAssistant from Halter

An Automation System for a Job Shop Environment
A flexible robotic part-loading and unloading system enables a small Indiana shop to boost production without a large investment.


Toolholder Damps Vibration, Reducing Wear
The Tendo Platinum toolholder from Schunk is designed for durability, ease of use and precision for many milling, drilling and reaming applications.

Schunk toolholder extension

Toolholder Extensions Reach Difficult-to-Reach Areas
The slim design of Schunk’s Tribos-SVL toolholder extensions enables precise and smooth machining of difficult-to-access workpiece areas while providing a runout accuracy of less than 0.003 mm, according to the company

Schunk groundbreaking

Manufacturing News of Note: September 2017
Schunk to add square footage and jobs to its U.S. headquarters, a pre-apprenticeship program for women commences 11 graduates, and other industry news.

Schunk Rota TB2

Self-Contained Power Chuck Speeds Clamping Process, Prevents Contaminants
Schunk’s Rota TB2 pneumatic self-contained power chuck features a new design to reduce maintenance costs and ensure process reliability.

breaking ground at Schunk's U.S. headquarters

Schunk USA Breaks Ground on Headquarters Expansion
The two phases of the project will add some 19,000 square feet of manufacturing space and 22,000 square feet of tech center, training and office space by the end of 2018, expanding what is already the company’s largest facility outside of Germany.

Schunk Magnos

Pole Plates Enable Quick Workpiece Changes
Schunk Magnos parallel pole, square pole and radial pole plates are designed to ensure reliable workpiece clamping, quick workpiece changes and efficient grinding.

Bo Shomaker of Schunk

Schunk Hires VP, Sales for Tooling and Workholding
Bo Shomaker has 27 years of experience in the metalworking industry, with his most recent positions involving sales management for Southeast Asian customers.

Schunk Tribos-Mini Tribos-RM

Precision Toolholder Lines Get Improvements, Expansions
Schunk’s Tribos-Mini precision toolholder, designed for micro applications, is now available for the HSK-E 20 high-speed spindle interface.

Schunk Vero-S NSL

Quick-Change Pallet System Works with Various Table Sizes
Schunk’s Vero-S NSL quick-change workholding and positioning system is designed to speed setups with the ability to mount any workholding on top, from a standard vise to a custom fixture, for reliable and consistent change-over.

Product Categories of SCHUNK, Inc.

Actuators, Hydraulic & Pneumatic
All Other Workpiece Handling, Loading and Feeding Equipment not specified
Arbors (for Cutters)
Arbors, Expandable Workholding
Automated Pallet Systems
Chuck Jaws & Collets
Chucks, Collet Type (for Workholding)
Chucks, Gear
Chucks, Jaw Type
Chucks, Magnetic
Chucks, Power
Chucks, Precision
Chucks, Self-Contained
Chucks, Special
Clamps & Fixturing Devices
Collets, Solid and Master
Conveyors & Other Part Handling Automation
Drill Chucks
Fixturing Systems
Hydraulic & Pneumatic Equipment
Lathes, Manual
Lifting & Positioning Equipment
Linear Guides
Linear Servo Motors
Magnets and Magnetic Devices of all Kinds
Nano & Micro Machining Equipment
Pallet Changers - Automatic
Pallet Changers - Manual
Pedestal Type Fixtures & Tombstone Blocks
Press Automation Devices
Press Feeds & Loading Equipment
Robot Tooling/Grippers
Rotary Servo Motors
Steady Rests
Tool Presetters
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change
Vises & Vise Jaws
Workholding, Custom

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