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Revolutionary flow control ensures a gentle touch in Piab's conveyor for fragile goods.
2016 was indeed a start of something new for Piab.
piFLOW® vacuum conveyors offer great performance and accessories for optimal reclaim.
Eight different modules are now available.
The Piab friction cups provide a strong grip on oily surfaces and can withstand high shear forces resulting in parts no longer dropped and savings in damaged parts.
piFLOW® conveyors handle everything from bulk powders and granules to delicate tablets.
Acquisition enables Piab to enter the growing vacuum lifter business. A strategic step for successfully leveraging global automation and productivity trends.
There are not many days left in 2016 and then we will enter 2017. It is a great opportunity to look back on what has been achieved.
The customer opted for the Piab solution because we were able to achieve almost dust-free filling of the drying agent.
The tablets can now be transported more product-friendly, resulting in a considerable reduction of scrap products.
The weakest link in a vacuum conveyor will limit its productivity. Piab feed points will not.
Advanced air-driven vacuum technology allows automotive manufacturers to move towards smarter factories.
Piab now offers specialist vacuum production equipment to automotive makers worldwide.
Ultra-lightweight decentralised vacuum generator fits generic suction cup holders in tools.
Ultra-lightweight decentralised vacuum generators are compact, reliable and efficient.
Piab's Kenos vacuum grippers are specially designed for lifting heavy timber products.
Piab's Kenos range of suction pad grippers are perfect for packaging and palletising.
The premium all-in-one vacuum ejector, piCOMPACT®23, is now available with IO-Link.
13 new food contact approved suction cups allow for flexible and hygienic direct food picking.
Marketing and Communication is my working area and thanks to the digital revolution it has undergone major changes.
Annual cost saving per machine over original solution €1,430, an 83% reduction. No downtime for scheduled maintenance.
piFLOW®p and piFLOW®t vacuum conveyors are tailor-made to meet the demands of pharma producers.
Added control feature in vacuum ejector piCOMPACT®23 puts a stop to annoying, unwanted self-adhesion.
Bi-stable on/off valve offered as added extra for vacuum ejector piCOMPACT®23 provides extra security.
Improved and intelligent blow-off features make vacuum ejector piCOMPACT®23 more energy-efficient.
Acquisition enables Piab to enter the large area vacuum gripper market at full speed. A strategic step towards building the global leader in industrial automation components.
Vacuum ejector piCOMPACT®23 is now available with a range of unique and patented added features.
Vacuum ejector piCOMPACT®23 is now available with the generic IO-Link for smart communication.
How does a company where knowledge is extremely important and where the products are well equipped with advanced features keep their staff up to date?
The customer could use the robot to its full potential and still save 50% on air. Also, the installation time was extremely fast.
New secondary air filter unit offers extra protection in detergent manufacturing plants
Vacuum systems designed to lift, hold and move objects need to be fitted with suction cups.
The Piab suction cup lasted twice as long as the competitive version at over 1.4 million cycles. The price was also less as compared to the competitive suction pad.
New secondary air filter units offer extra protection for chemical and pharma conveying.
A vacuum system is made up of more than a vacuum pump, and its design is dependent on the application.
Explosion safety extended to include Piab's new dedicated tablet conveyor piFLOW®t.
Piab has addressed a number of work environmental issues by providing solutions to improve the work environment. One example is vacuum conveying of products.
ATEX Gas certified versions of Piab's state-of-the-art vacuum conveyors specifically developed for the pharmaceutical and chemical industry are now available.
The process is now automated and due to less downtime for cleaning, the customer achieves a capacity increase of 30%.
Try our training modules!
Piab's food and pharma conveyors fit the bills of both EC No 1935/2004 and FDA.
Six new cups keep a tight hold on extra thin and shaped sheet metal at higher stroke rates.
For engineering purposes, a vacuum pump is the obvious choice, but which type of vacuum pump is the most efficient and most environmentally friendly?
Three new videos are posted on YouTube showing how Piab solves the problems of using vacuum technology to convey delicate tablets.
We sometimes hear from the marketplace the comment that "The COAX® ejector is great and efficient, but, unfortunately I can't use it as I have a dusty environment and it would clog". ()
Piab’s vacuum pump size and modular design allowed for easy cleaning with a pump capacity increase as compared to the old mechanical pump.
People laugh sometimes when I say I work with vacuum. "Your work is to create nothing" is a common reply. I wondered if there was a better reply.
According to the dictionary, vacuum is a space completely empty of substance. Yet, in engineering, vacuum is employed for a number of tasks.
The material of the textile filters is updated to better meet the demands from the market.
Optimised systems are the most productive. But how do you optimise an automated handling system that has to deal with a variety of items and conditions?
Forecasting a growth rate of nearly 30 percent, Piab is aiming high in the Chinese market.
Piab has developped vacuum conveying equipment dedicated to automatic tablet handling in the pharmaceutical and food industry.
Piab conducts a survey every year to customers around the globe. It is all done electronically and we received a lot of great feedback, both in scoring and in feedback comments.
Piab has put together an ABC guide with some of the most important issues to bear in mind.
Can we really offer products to standard/basic vacuum applications at a different price level?
Miniature, low cost vacuum switches make perfect sense in decentralised vacuum systems.
The split design of the Piab vacuum conveyor fulfilled the customer’s need of isolating the filter from the product receiver.
How do you handle delicate things? Well gently, of course! And that is precisely what the innovative and aptly named piGENTLE™ technology does in Piab's dedicated tablet conveyor piFLOW®t.
Piab’s dust-tight design reduced product loss to atmosphere providing for a cleaner, safer work environment and less product waste.
Finding the right pump for vacuum conveying
With the rectangular suction cup RB20x40P and COAX® technology, they improved their productivity by 70% as they dramatically decreased the number of dropped products.
The OEM achieved their goal of reducing costs with this machine while still meeting their productivity goal. The end-customer saw an increase in productivity with a reduction in the accident rate a…
Read the latest news about our innovative vacuum solutions: vacuum pumps, ejectors, vacuum conveyors and suction cups for a variety of factory automation processes, as well as our other activities …
Three main design features are the keys to Piab's success – controlled low speed, guided entry into the conveyor, and the elimination of any sharp edges in the conveying pipeline.
Revolutionary flow control ensures a gentle touch in Piab's new dedicated tablet conveyor.
Adapting to individual tablets, piGENTLE™ ensures gentle automated pneumatic conveying.
Rectangular DURAFLEX® suction cup is perfect for handling flow-packed bars of sweets.
When pneumatics is not an option – choose mechanics.
Piab will address the most common challenges when handling tablets with a new product launch.
Altor Fund II (Altor) has signed an agreement to divest Piab to EQT Fund VII (EQT).
Flexible vacuum tooling system excels in automotive body-in-white (BIW) assembly
Value Line suction cups offer PVC free alternative for carton erectors and simple grippers.
Additional Value Line ejector targets low end vacuum systems
Single bellows DURAFLEX® suction cup offers improved stability at higher speeds.
piFLOW® conveyors now also available to companies with limited access to compressed air.
Piab's new all-in-one vacuum ejector family offers reliability as a standard, not a premium, and can be tailored to suit any application.
With Piab’s solution, the process was much smoother and the customer increased their productivity thanks to much less downtime.
Getting a vacuum based materials handling system to operate reliably in very dusty industrial environments can be challenging.
To better suit the new piCOMPACT® family product line, we have decided to update “MICRO” in favour for “10X”.
The family is growing with the new piCOMPACT®23.
piCOMPACT®23 is ideal for medium or larger vacuum systems, such as palletizing of boxes and loading, sorting, transfer and unloading of different sheet materials.
Piab Lab Vac is a must-have device for the modern laboratory, perfect for common applications such as vacuum filtration, rotary evaporation, degassing, gel drying, etc.
Piab announced today that it has officially launched a new website. The new piab.com website shows our products in an easier way for products to be found and purchased.
The Piab solution reduced costs of the vacuum system by 60% and energy consumption decreased by 30%.
Piab’s energy-efficient COAX® vacuum ejector technology is a lightweight means of producing vacuum and was ideal for this application of battery manufacturing.
By using two Piab P6040 air-driven vacuum pumps with energy-efficient COAX® technology to replace the electric motor driven vacuum pumps for holding down wood on the twin bed horizontal router mach…
Transfer of product granules using piFLOW® i vacuum conveyor into form fill machine.
A&Z Pharmaceutical Inc. develops, manufactures and supplies premium quality Over The Counter pharmaceutical products and nutritional supplements.
We are proud to introduce Piab's totally new product line: Value Line – Good performance at a value price.
Piab introduces a new line of products called Value Line. This competitively priced line consists of 21 suction cups as well as two small lightweight vacuum ejectors.
Piab introduces a new COAX® vacuum ejector that is ideal for applications where there is dust or dirt present.
Find out why energy efficient multistage vacuum ejectors are slightly more susceptible to dust clogging and how this trade-off can easily be overcome.
The suction cup mis-feed and failures are no longer issues, resulting in savings of USD 30,000-50,000 per year.
Piab introduces two important new product options for the piCOMPACT® range, the first manifold-mounted and functional ejector system on the market based on the energy-efficient COAX® technology.
With the smallest vacuum conveyor on the market you can minimise your manufacturing footprint and still reap all the benefits of a vacuum conveying system.
During the first quarter of 2015, Piab will launch a new product range – the Value Line.
Download our white paper on how to dimension, design, and finally assemble a vacuum conveying system that suits your particular application.
piSAVE sense flow control/check valves are used for "object sensing" on flexible vacuum handling devices with a centralized vacuum pump.
The suction pipes are used to facilitate the picking up of powder and granules from bins, barrels, hoppers and bags.
Kissing it better will not help, but the application of ”the right suction and the right lips” prior to lifting can actually help avoid damage and injury!
All-Fill is a global OEM providing powder filling stand alone and integrated filling lines. They required a simple customer solution to reliably and consistently transfer a fine chemical powder to …
Transition modules suited for tablet presses, often used by pharmaceutical companies to compress powder into tablets of uniform size and weight.
The customer’s issue was of not having enough suction to hold down the automotive parts properly
Watching a form-fill-seal machine in operation is rather fascinating. It looks so easy, but the precision technology needed to ensure that bag after bag is being filled without breaking, or its int…
New innovative technology is now available that enables the safe, secure and efficient operation of automated bag handling systems.
The latest version (4.0) of the Vacuum Automation e-catalogue is now available for iPad, Android and ordinary computers.
In order to provide more visibility on our product stock levels and delivery, all products on our website now have a new link called "Check availability".
Vacuum pump designed for small parts pick and place
Better gripping performance ensures higher productivity.
Vacuum conveyors can be used to great advantage within the pharmaceutical industry. Tablets need to be moved around the manufacturing plant, transferring them from one processing unit to another, f…
Piab's suction cups were less expensive to purchase and were lasting an additional 4 months in production, providing a savings in cost of operation.
We are pleased to announce that our Brazil operation will be celebrating its 15th year in operation at the end of April.
For an engineer, designing a robot gripper tool, it is not trivial to select the right ejector package in the jungle of choices. What is really important to consider when selecting the ejector? Whi…
With our latest app you can calculate the remarkably quick response time gained from using piCOMPACT® – the all-in-one vacuum ejector.
By switching to a piCLASSIC, this solution consumed approximately 50% less compressed air than the previous installation.
The automobile manufacturer is now able to increase the press speeds without dropping parts through the better holding forces from the DURAFLEX® friction cups.
A new video posted on YouTube that shows piSECURE holding onto a piece of glass while using no energy.
piCOMPACT® all-in-one ejector unit.
Piab updates its piCOMPACT® range, the first manifold-mounted and functional ejector system on the market based on the energy-efficient COAX® technology.
Piab announced today that it has officially launched a new website.
Suction cup ideal for opening bags in bag filling machines
Piab, a leading supplier of industrial vacuum technology, expands the piPREMIUM vacuum pump line for its vacuum conveyor series - the piFLOW®p.
piPREMIUM 600-1600 is a line extension of the previous piPREMIUM family which has been available in size 100-400. The target for the extension is the food and pharma industries who need higher capa…
Creates safe vacuum in case of system failure
Piab announces the introduction of piSECURE, a new decentralized vacuum ejector for sealed applications with high safety requirements in case of power or system failure. The safety function is base…
The Piab piFLOW® vacuum conveyor allowed greatly reduced downtimes (cut by 2/3 to one hour and 192 cases lost as opposed to 576 with auger) and was very cost effective when compared to new augers a…
Merplas Decoma is the most diversified automotive supplier in the world. They design, develop and manufacture automotive systems, assemblies, modules and components.
The energy saving was proven through flow meter and the savings were compared with competitive units and showed better vacuum flow and energy savings with Piab's decentralized pump.
Piab is proud to announce results from a survey conducted in Brazil for top industrial products.
An electronic version of our Vacuum Automation catalogue is available for tablet devices as well as ordinary computers.
Eases your way to a complete vacuum system solution
Anders Lindqvist is replacing Per-Erik Lindquist as the CEO of Piab
We have today launched a couple of new tools, application configurators as we call them, in order to help you select the proper Piab products for your specific application.
Piab launches a line of mounting elements that offers the user an easy way to install suction cups and accessories at the correct working position.
Piab is proud to introduce COAX® in piGRIP®, a decentralized vacuum pump integrated in the piGRIP® program.
Quick response time with a decentralized vacuum pump inside a fitting.
Piab is changing its red Silicone FDA cups to translucent.
Piab is proud to announce that the Piab Asia office has recently celebrated 20 years in operation.
Piab, a leading supplier of industrial vacuum technology, offers its patented COAX® technology in a new simplified integration platform called piCHIP.
This is a straightforward upgrade due to a standard interface between the C Series conveyor and the new piFLOW®p conveyor.
Facilitates suction cup installation to extruded profile
Extend the lifetime of your conveyor
Revolutionary new suction cup check valve senses part presence
These new accessories for MINI and MIDI cartridges are made of aluminium.
Taking powder transport to the next dimension
piFLOW®p. It is the new Premium conveyor line from Piab, meeting the high demand from the Food and Pharmaceutical industries.
Material for hot surfaces available for piGRIP® suction cups.
With our latest app you can calculate your specific savings with piSAVE optimize – an energy saving product for air-driven vacuum pumps/ejectors in virtually any type of vacuum application.
An optimized energy saving product
piSAVE optimize - Fully pneumatic device with a simple connection for air-driven vacuum pumps.
During September of this year we will combine the sales and technical support with our European central warehouse to Piab´s new European regional office.
piFLOW®f is designed for customers that do not want to compromise between price, technical performance and energy consumption.
Grip, hold, accelerate...like never before.
New rough surface suction cup lip for piGRIP® line.
We are pleased to announce that the piCLASSIC vacuum pumps received the prestigious title ”Product of the Year 2011”.
The XLF suction cups are especially developed for sheet handling, metal and glass applications.
Extra large flat suction cups with optimum flexibility.
A three colour display vacuum switch for vacuum system monitoring and for saving energy.
Piab, a leading supplier of industrial vacuum technology, introduces a new three colour display electronic vacuum switch for vacuum system monitoring and for saving energy.
New bag lips designed to handle bags and pouches highlight new additions for piGRIP® suction cups.
Piab launches its new electronic catalogue designed for tablet devices.
Enhanced customer service levels are being claimed for the new Supply Unit in Butzbach, near Frankfurt, Germany.
The food grade conveyor which doubles the conveying capacity compared to conventional conveyors.
Integrate the most cost efficient powder conveying concept on the market
Upgraded with 22% more energy efficiency.
piCLASSIC is Piab’s upgraded vacuum pump series based on COAX® technology. Suitable for a wide range of applications with large capacities despite its small size and low weight, the piCLASSIC has b…
Piab AB and KPS – Korea Pneumatic System Co., Ltd. amicably settled all pending patent disputes concerning their respective relevant vacuum pump technologies on a worldwide basis.
The new LC level compensators, or spring plungers, allow manufacturers to speed production processes while reducing the risk of product damage when handling sensitive goods with varying height requ…
The new LC level compensators allow manufacturers to speed production processes while reducing the risk of product damage.
A new addition to Piab’s premium DURAFLEX® BX suction cups gives increased sealing capability and flexibility for small product handling.
Piab expands its range of DURAFLEX® BX suction cups to include three new models in small diameters.
New piGRIP® offers energy and cost savings
New piGRIP® offers energy and cost savings
A range of eco-friendly vacuum inline ejectors based on Piab’s energy efficient COAX® technology.
piINLINE™ is Piab’s new range of inline vacuum ejectors based on COAX® technology. The products are well-suited for handling component…
piINLINE™ is Piab’s new range of inline vacuum ejectors based on COAX® technology. The products are well-suited for the packaging industry,…
Piab is expanding its advanced technology within the field of automation to reach more customers. Since opening for business in the 1950s, the company has been leading the development of compr…
piINLINE™ is Piab’s new range of inline vacuum ejectors based on COAX® technology. The products are well suited for automated suction-cup h…