• Symbol picture bell shaped vacuum cups

    Bell shaped vacuum cups

    New: This makes the handling of oily and dry metal sheets as easy as child's play

  • 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


We automate your success!

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

New Products

Here we present you our latest product highlights:

Bell shaped vacuum cups

The new PWIS-free bell shaped vacuum cups enable the highly dynamic handling of strongly curved sheets with low cycle times. They are designed for the handling of oily as well as dry metal sheets and are available in round and oval designs.

Grippers – Series 80

From our miniature sprue gripper series 80 we now also have models with FDA-compliant silicone pads and exchangeable HNBR pads in our range.

Grippers – Series 2016

The 2016 series grippers with direct monitoring are now also available with replaceable HNBR pads. This makes handling your plastic injection moulded parts particularly gentle.

Compact gripper fingers

Our new compact gripper fingers are perfect for gripping behind highly sensitive parts. Whether HNBR or FKM: You can obtain individual gripper jaws from us.

Gripper fingers

With our wide range of gripper fingers we offer the right solution for almost every problem. Suitable HNBR pads and stop elements are available for the new 95° gripper finger.

Needle gripper GR04.750

Our new needle gripper for handling materials that are non-dimensionally stable or difficult to handle convinces with its central bore hole to allow insertion into stack rails. It offers complete flexibility, as the needle depth is adjustable and the needles can be replaced individually.

90° Swivelling unit

Our new swivelling unit is especially designed for small gripper systems. Sensors are optionally available.

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.

  • New bell shaped vacuum cups can handle even strongly curved sheets

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    Bell shaped vacuum cups for sheet metal handling
  • Bellows vacuum cups for YASKAWA at the China International Industry Fair

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    Bellows vacuum cups for YASKAWA at the China International Industry Fair
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 MECSPE 2020

    MECSPE 2020

    29 - 31.10.2020 | Parma, Italy

    MECSPE is the reference trade show focused on innovations for the manufacturing industry. Thanks to the synergy of 12 thematic halls that offer visitors a complete overview of materials, machines and innovative technologies and to the innovative initiatives such as Digital Factory beyond Automation, the exhibition represents the Italian way to industry 4.0. Visit the stand of our partner AGINT srl.

    Homepage:  https://www.mecspe.com
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  • Logo EMAF 2020

    EMAF 2020

    18 - 21.11.2020 | Porto, Portugal

    The largest Portuguese event in the industrial sector is returning to renew its focus on the internationalisation of technologies, industry innovation and specialised technical knowledge. For four days, EMAF, the international fair of machines, euqipment and services for the industry, will respond to the latest challenges of Industry 4.0, promote networking, brainstorming and business. FIPA is represented at the trade show by its partner Fluidotronica.

    Homepage:  https://emaf.exponor.pt
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  • Logo BIEMH 2020

    BIEMH 2020

    23 - 27.11.2020 | Bilbao, Spain

    A visit of the leading international fair of machine tools and advanced manufacturing in Spain is your appointment with the future of manufacturing. At this fair, leading companies in the fields of machinery, process automation, tools and components and metrology will showcase their most innovative solutions, materials and processes to professionals from over 50 countries who are interested in taking advantage of industry 4.0. Visit the stand of our partner EPIDOR.

    Homepage:  https://biemh.bilbaoexhibitioncentre.com
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FIPA Magazine

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


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Patent law for engineers and designers

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Interview Plastics

Expert interview with Henning Schanz

Time Management

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