the centre of Europe
to 12 months
from 15 to 55%
Schunk is a leading manufacturer of high-precision clamping technology components. The company was founded in 1945 in Laufen an der Neckar, Germany by Mr. Friedrich Schunk. Initially, the company was a mechanical workshop located in a garage with the simplest conditions. However, soon, thanks to numerous innovative developments, the small business became famous. The company has designed and manufactured a punching machine that meets high quality standards.
Since that time, the company has received its first large orders: the production of precision parts for the Porsche 356, the production of disc flywheels and brake drums for the NSU Prinz 4. In 1966, Schunk launched the production of clamping devices for lathe chucks, which began a new stage in the company's development. The company has become competent in the production of workpiece clamps for the process industry.
Today, Schunk is a medium-sized family-owned business with an established reputation in technology and an internationally operating company.
Schunk is headquartered in Laufen an der Neckar, Germany, with managing partners Christine I. Schunk, Henrik A. Schunk and Heinz-Dieter Schunk. The company employs more than 2,000 highly qualified employees in the world, these people invest their skills, knowledge, skills and ideas in the company. Schunk products are manufactured in 4 factories and are characterized by the high quality that is typical for Schunk. The company's products can be purchased from Schunk's own subsidiaries and sales offices in more than 50 countries.
The main principles of the Schunk strategy are: striving for excellence in all areas, reliability, absolute performance and an innovative way of thinking. The company is a world leader in the field of clamping systems and one of the most successful innovators in the field of automation.