Schmalz to Showcase Packaging and Processing Solutions at Pack Expo International Trade Show in Chicago

The FXCB is a collaborative area gripper used for palletizing and pick-and-place packaging applications. It’s perfect for handling cardboard boxes, shrink-wrapped or unpackaged products.

Schmalz will be attending Pack Expo, the biggest packaging and processing show of the year, from October 23 - 26. The show at McCormick Place in Chicago highlights the innovations and technologies for the packaging and processing industries. The Schmalz booth will feature a variety of Schmalz's packaging and processing solutions that meet many industry needs.

The FXCB is a collaborative area gripper used for palletizing and pick-and-place packaging applications. It's perfect for handling cardboard boxes, shrink-wrapped or unpackaged products.

The Schmalz ECBPi is an electrically powered collaborative generator that does not require air lines. The Binar Quick-Lift jib crane arm is an intelligent lifting device that has a built-in servo hoist and meets the highest standards of ergonomics, safety and efficiency.

JumboFlex features the new multi-gripper end-effector and provides flexibility in workpiece picking and allows you to lift more than one workpiece one-handed, safely and efficiently. PXT is a lightweight configurable end-of-arm tool that can be used on a robot or adapted to the JumboFlex for manual material handling.

The MATCH system is a multifunctional end-of-arm platform for robotics. Equipped with an extensive function portfolio and universal communication interfaces, MATCH is compatible with any lightweight robot, cobot and with all conventional 6-axis robots on the market.

The Schmalz Compact Terminal Smart Intelligence (SCTSi) is a central unit for vacuum generation, control and monitoring. This compact terminal is powerful and can control up to 16 individual vacuum ejectors.

The ZLW is a lightweight area gripper and is the newest addition to the Schmalz line of flexible area grippers for the efficient handling of multiple products in layers or individual palletizing applications.

Visit the Schmalz Booth #S-3194 at Pack Expo to see these exciting products in action.

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

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