3 Decades of Growth and Success in North America
March 23, 2023
Celebrating a milestone of success
On February 17, 2023 the US-American subsidiary SCHUNK Intec Inc. celebrated an important milestone. “Over the past 30 years, SCHUNK has become a real household name in the American market,” said a proud Henrik A. Schunk. Solutions from SCHUNK can now be found on American production floors in all industries, from the automotive industry to high-tech companies like Space-X. “Establishing such an esteemed brand is something we can be proud of,” Schunk emphasizes. He has a special relationship with the Morrisville site because he ran the Intec for several years.
First production site outside Germany
SCHUNK’s third international subsidiary was founded in August 1992 to be immersed in the USA market and close to American customers. SCHUNK opened its first production site outside Germany in 1996 in Morrisville, North Carolina. Today, SCHUNK USA employees a total of 172 people across all disciplines. At the facility in Morrsiville the team assemble automation components and machine hydraulic expansion toolholders and specials in 85,000 square feet of production space. The SCHUNK subsidiary plays a leading role in the group of companies for the entire North American market.
Hand in hand to success
Milton Guerry, President of SCHUNK Intec USA, congratulates all who are responsible for this success: “For the three decades of success, I would like to thank the team in the USA for their commitment, customer support and unwavering determination to succeed!” The fact that employees are the foundation of success is also emphasized by Kristina I. Schunk: “The team has gone above and beyond with full intent and has been willing to adapt to change. The example set by Intec USA shows that when we work together hand in hand, we can achieve anything! I believe the 30th anniversary is just the foundation for further growth. Today we celebrate not only our past, but our future!”