The Global Leader in Ergonomic Handling

Piab Group, Swedish manufacturing company who specialize in end-of-arm tooling and gripping solutions, acquired TAWI Group at the end of 2019. This acquisition has caused Piab to quickly become the global leader in ergonomic handling solutions. Aftter considering the finer details involved with acquiring a company, Piab and TAWI made the acquisition official in January 2020. With a global reach, a worth of around $30 million, and over 30 years of experience, TAWI Group provides a strong product portfolio including smart lifting solutions and experienced employees.

About Piab & TAWI

Piab Group is a global manufacturing company who serve customers in nearly 70 countries. Operating in industries like e-commerce logistics, food, pharma, automotive, and more, Piab strives to improve energy-efficiency, productivity, and working conditions. Piab’s mission is to become the global leader in gripping and moving solutions by targeting high-growth segments and geographies and leveraging the fast growth of technology in automation and robotics.

TAWI Group offers best-in-class lifting solutions with its vacuum lifters, lifting trolleys, crane systems, gripping tools, and more manufacturing solutions. TAWI has been the market leader in lifting equipment since 1989 where they acquired Convacor, manufacturer of the VacuMyggan vacuum lifter. Since the late 80’s, TAWI continued to acquire lifting companies in order to take a larger share of the market.

Executive Testimonials

CEO’s and executive members from Piab and Tawi have made comments regarding the recent change. CEO of Piab Group, Clas Gunneberg states “we foresee very strong growth opportunities with the addition of TAWI’s competitive product portfolio and highly skilled employees.” Described by the CEO of TAWI Group, Thomas Brautigam, “TAWI joins an excellent global company, a leading innovator in the vacuum technology market and will strengthen our leading position in the semi-automatic lifting market.” Piab’s values have remained the same throughout the acquistion, where the “acqusition of TAWI allows Piab to offer even more solutions to create an effective and safe working environment,” as said by David Collins, the VP of Ergonomic Handling at Piab. (Piab, 2019)

Clas Gunneberg, CEO of Piab Group

Thomas Brautigam, CEO of TAWI Group

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