Piab: Pioneers in Industrial Vacuum Technology
Piab is a company with great competence with culture, structure, and processes to encourage an innovative climate. Since the company was established in 1951, a wide range of products has been developed in vacuum and measuring techniques. The first product developed was a drawing compass that simplified the work for designers and draftsmen, and thereof the company name Pi (3.14) AB. Later on, a series of instruments for measuring tensile forces were designed. At the end of the ’60s the first vacuum product was invented, pneumatic vacuum tweezers. Today Piab’s vacuum products are marketed throughout the world.
Piab provides smart solutions for the automated world, helping thousands of end users and machine producers. With 430 employees, the company is a global organization, serving customers in almost 70 countries from a network of subsidiaries and distributors. By leveraging the ongoing technological development in automation and robotics, and targeting high-growth segments and geographies, Piab’s vision is to become the global leader in gripping and moving solutions.
Vacuum Systems, Gripping and Tooling for a variety of Industries
Today, Piab is a leading manufacturer of suction cups, vacuum pumps, end-of-arm tooling, advanced gripping solutions, ergonomic handling solutions, and the Kenos Vacuum gripping system. The company supports a variety of industries including e-commerce logistics, food, pharma, automotive and other manufacturing industries to improve energy efficiency, productivity, and working environments.
Heitek is your best source for Piab products in Arizona and New Mexico. As a distributor partner, Heitek can support your applications with technical and manufacturer resources, plus procurement and local stock.
Part of UR+
Piab is proud to introduce piCOBOT®, their end-of-arm vacuum tool designed specifically for the cobot market. Certified by Universal Robots, this powerful vacuum gripper features Piab’s signature vacuum technology, enabling improved efficiency, productivity, and working environments. Building on the foundation that workplaces in all industries should be safe and flexible for human-robot interaction, Piab offers an innovative vacuum solution to your collaborative robot applications.