Versatile Gripper Line Made Directly in the U.S.
Schunk will be assembling an extremely versatile gripper line directly in the U.S., meaning a faster response time and better end results for the company’s customers.
Schunk will be assembling grippers in the U.S. The company completed a 40,000 square foot expansion in Morrisville, NC, resulting in an additional 19,000 square feet of manufacturing space enabling increased capacity and additional product line assembly. Being able to assemble an extremely versatile gripper line directly in the U.S. means a faster response time and better end results for the company’s customers. Having a multitude of variations in stock ensures an ideal solution is always readily available. According to the company, this will further diversify the company’s U.S. offerings, leading to shortened lead times and ability for customers to customize projects with standard components assembled in the U.S.
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Niche marketing, a commitment to technology and short leadtimes equal success for this producer of blow molds-and earns them MoldMaking Technology magazine's 2004 Leadtime Leader award.