Company

World of Vacuum Technology

J. Schmalz GmbH is headquartered in Glatten in Germany’s Black Forest and is one of the world's leading suppliers of vacuum technology. Its portfolio includes high-quality products and services in the areas of automation, handling and clamping technology. Founded in 1910, the company has a long tradition of offering innovative and efficient vacuum solutions to customers in various industries. The company has a total of more than 850 employees at the headquarters in Glatten (in the Black Forest region of Germany) and its 15 overseas subsidiaries.

Facts and figures

Company founded

  • 1910 by Johannes Schmalz

Market importance

  • Leading global supplier of vacuum technology in the fields of automation, handling and clamping technology

Business areas

  • Vacuum components
  • Vacuum gripping systems
  • Vacuum handling systems
  • Vacuum clamping systems

Employees

  • About 800 worldwide

Innovation indicators

  • About 350 industrial rights chartered and granted
  • 8.5 % of turnover spent on research and development

Companies outside Germany

  • In 15 countries all over the world

Sales partners

  • In more than 50 countries all over the world

Certificates

  • DIN ISO 9001 (quality management) since 1994
  • DIN ISO 14001 (environmental management) since 1997
  • DIN ISO 14001 (energy management) since 2012
  • Authorized Economic Operator – Customs Simplifications (AEO C) since 2012