Witness the power of precision movement, workholding, and indexing technology that will take your operations to new heights. Our booth is packed with ultra-precise end-of-arm tooling, state-of-the-art conveyors, and other top products from CAMCO, Ferguson and Robohand.

Talking AUTOMATE 2024 with DESTACO

Q&A with | DESTACO

Tell us about your company. 

DESTACO, a Stabilus company, is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance automation, workholding and remote-handling solutions. The company serves customers in a variety of end-markets, including the automotive, life sciences, consumer packaged goods, aerospace, industrial and nuclear sectors.

Built on a legacy of more than 100 years, DESTACO offers a comprehensive portfolio of products designed to engineer precise movement, placement and control solutions that drive productivity and uptime for manufacturers around the world. The DESTACO family of products consists of industry-leading brands such as DESTACO Manual Clamps, Power Clamps, and End Effectors; Camco™ and Ferguson™ Indexers; Robohand™ Grippers; and CRL™ Manipulators and Transfer Ports.

DESTACO is based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, U.S.A. The company has more than 800 employees with 13 locations, in 9 countries, across the Americas, Europe and Asia. More information is available at destaco.com.


Your company will be exhibiting at Automate, what is it that makes this an important event for your company?

Automate offers an invaluable experience by providing networking opportunities, a platform to showcase our solutions, and exposure to customers, partners, and fellow manufacturers. Being part of this event enables DESTACO to cement our position as a global leader in automation solutions and leverage the platform to achieve mutual success with our customers.


What makes your booth a must visit for Automate Attendees?

DESTACO is providing an exhilarating showcase of innovation as we bring our top-notch solutions to Automate. Prepare to embark on a journey of first-hand experiences with our revolutionary automation solutions. Witness the power of precision movement, workholding, and indexing technology that will take your operations to new heights. Our booth is packed with ultra-precise end-of-arm tooling, state-of-the-art conveyors, and other top products from CAMCO, Ferguson and Robohand - we've got it all!

Our experienced staff will be on hand at the show to offer personalized consultations and in-depth discussions. With decades of expertise under their belts, our experts possess a wealth of industry knowledge and are equipped to handle any challenge you throw their way.


When you get a chance to walk the exhibit hall floor yourself, what is it you will be most interested to see? 

One of the most intriguing aspects of attending Automate is the opportunity to learn from other forward-thinking manufacturers and see how they are embracing industry trends. For us, a particular area of interest is exploring how manufacturers are incorporating energy-saving and CO2-reducing options into their automation solutions.

The focus on sustainability and environmental responsibility is rapidly growing in the manufacturing sector. It is inspiring to witness the innovative ways in which companies are leveraging automation technologies to decrease their ecological footprint. Discovering the latest advancements and solutions that address energy efficiency and CO2 reduction is something we are eagerly looking forward to at Automate.


Give us your thoughts on what the future holds for manufacturers and automation.

The future of manufacturers and automation is all about innovation, efficiency, and endless possibilities. We're entering the era of Industry 4.0, where automation, data exchange, and smart technologies come together.

Sustainability is another focus. Automation helps drive energy efficiency, waste reduction, and eco-friendly practices throughout the production cycle. Environmental sustainability is a critical focus for manufacturers.

DESTACO recently released multiple all-electric options for our standard products, making them more energy efficient by no longer utilizing pneumatics. Learn more about these products here: https://www.destaco.com/clamping/electric/electric-guides-lifters-95w.html


The content & opinions in this article are the author’s and do not necessarily represent the views of RoboticsTomorrow


DESTACO is now the worldwide leader in the innovation, design, manufacture and support of clamping, gripping, transferring, indexing and robotic tooling solutions for workplace and automation needs.

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