• Whitepaper: Manual gripper bearings

    Turning the big wheel

    White paper: How a manual gripper simplifies the manufacture of titanic bearings

  • CAD modular End-of-Line Universal Box Gripper

    Modular End-of-Line Universal Box Gripper

    New: The all-rounder for more flexibility in the packaging industry

  • Symbolic image robotic hand with apple

    Robotic grippers for the food industry

    Publication: Product recommendations for automation processes

  • Symbol picture time management

    Time management for engineers

    Magazine: Why work-life balance is not a magic bullet for engineers


We automate your success!

FIPA is your partner when it comes to handling of work pieces by means of vacuum-, gripper- and lifting technology.

FIPA focuses on customer proximity – no ifs, ands or buts about it!

To this end, we consolidated all of our industry-specific expertise in the sheet metal processing, plastics and packaging sectors into independent units, our Business Units. All of our employees, from our project engineers to designers specializing in their respective sectors, are at your service and ready to present tailor-made solutions with unwavering dedication. For all other sectors, we combined our extensive knowledge of the application of automation solutions gained over the course of several decades and our material handling experience derived from a wide variety of application areas to create our highly efficient General Industries sales unit. Thanks to this interdisciplinary expertise, FIPA has built up its reputation as the preferred solution provider in the market for vacuum and gripper technology.

Sheet metal vacuum cup holds body part

Maximum freedom when handling sheet metals.

  • FIPA tilting tool enables effortless moving of heavy panels

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    3D-CAD of the FIPA tilting tool for the FIPALIFT
  • FIPA at EuroBLECH 2018 in Hanover

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    FIPA booth at EuroBLECH 2018
Vacuum cup holds electronic component

Understanding customer needs, offering suitable solutions.

  • FIPA in practice: At the cutting edge of logistics

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    Employees of Ostermann GmbH with FIPALIFT tube lifter
  • Restack packages and sacks by pressing a button

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    Employees of Ikea with FIPALIFT tube lifter
Air nippers and sprue grippers remove plastic parts

Utmost flexibility in plastics processing.

  • FIPA presents: New look sprue gripper range

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    FIPA sprue gripper range
  • FIPA on tour: As guest at Expoplast 2018

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    FIPA booth at Expoplast 2018
Vacuum cup holds shrink-wrapped food

Optimal packaging processes within easy reach.

  • Gripping thin cardboard packaging without leaving marks

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    FIPA Vacuum cup Variopack
  • New Variopack® vacuum cups for stable P&P of flowpacks

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    FIPA Vacuum cup Variopack

News & Dates

Whether online or in person at trade fairs: FIPA goes the extra mile to talk to you.

Dates & Trade shows

  • Logo Branchentreff Lüdenscheid 2020

    Branchentreff Lüdenscheid 2020

    06 - 06.02.2020 | Lüdenscheid, Germany

    The Kunststoff-Institut Luedenscheid is organising the industry event for the 3rd time. An event that presents innovations in and for the plastics industry. As a visitor you can expect more than 140 exhibitors from the circle of members, many lectures and live demonstrations of plants and testing equipment. FIPA will once again be present with its latest products for the plastics industry.

    Homepage:  https://kunststoff-institut-luedenscheid.de/veranstaltung/3-branchentreff-luedenscheid-innovationen-fuer-die-kunststoffindustrie/
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  • Logo ProPak Asia 2020

    ProPak Asia 2020

    17 - 20.06.2020 | Bangkok, Thailand

    ProPak Asia in Bangkok is the largest trade show for industrial process and packaging technology of its kind in Asia. FIPA is taking part at the trade show for the 6th time already and will present all innovations in the fields of vacuum, gripper and lifting technology. Visitors will have the opportunity to find out about the latest processes and technologies in processing, filling and packaging technology. The event will be rounded off by an extensive conference and seminar programme on current topics of the industry. We are looking forward to interesting discussions with you.

    Homepage:  http://www.propakasia.com
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  • Logo FAKUMA 2020

    FAKUMA 2020

    13 - 17.10.2020 | Friedrichshafen, Germany

    The 27th Fakuma, the world's leading event for industrial plastics processing, will take place in Friedrichshafen from 13 to 17 October 2020. The trade show offers manufacturers and suppliers of technologies, products, systems, peripherals and complete solutions in the wide field of industrial plastics processing a practical and international industry meeting place. FIPA has developed numerous products especially for the plastics industry in order to offer the ideal solution for every handling task. Have a look at our booth and talk to our experts.

    Homepage:  https://www.fakuma-messe.de/
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FIPA Magazine

FIPA wants to know: Here you will find exciting news and articles from industry and beyond.


Design engineers and creativity


Patent law for engineers and designers

Health Others

Health protection during lifting and carrying

Interesting Things Plastics

Gripper technology in the plastics industry

Interview Plastics

Expert interview with Henning Schanz

Time Management

Time management for engineers and designers – part 2