IPR - Intelligente Peripherien für Roboter GmbH, founded in Schwaigern, Baden-Württemberg, in 1989, develops and manufactures high quality accessories for assembly lines and robots. The Swabian family business has always been one step ahead of the rapidly changing demands of this highly specialized market segment, and is now regarded as a technology leader especially in the field of grippers. The extensive product range comprises alignment devices, pneumatic and hydraulic grippers, tool changers, rotary actuators, collision protection systems, force and torque sensors and other accessories. The customers include all major companies and production facilities where products are manufactured with the aid of industrial robots. IPR supplies goods and services to businesses in the automotive industry, mechanical engineering, aviation and the electrical and electronics industries, predominantly in Germany and western Europe.