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SCHUNK Receives Hermes Award



SCHUNK Wins the 2017 Hermes Award (l-r): SCHUNK Brand Ambassador, Jens Lehmann; SCHUNK Managing Partner, Henrik A. Schunk; German Minister for Education and Research, Johanna Wanka; and CEO of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence and member of the Hermes Award jury, Wolfgang Wahlster

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, awarded the Hermes Award, one of the world's most coveted technology prizes for innovation, to SCHUNK during the opening of the Hannover Messe.

Henrik A. Schunk, the Managing Partner of SCHUNK, received the award from the German Federal Minister for Education, Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka.

The prize was awarded for SCHUNK's Co-act Gripper JK1, the world's first intelligent gripping module for human/robot collaboration.

For more information contact:

SCHUNK Inc.

211 Kitty Hawk Drive

Morrisville, NC 27560

919-572-2705

info@us.schunk.com

www.schunk.com

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