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Piab USA Inc

Piab designs innovative vacuum solutions that improve the energy-efficiency, productivity, and working environments of vacuum users around the world.

Our mission is to increase productivity for industrial customers and provide energy saving solutions by promoting our superior technology universally.

Established in 1951, Piab designs innovative vacuum solutions that improve the energy-efficiency, productivity, and working environments of vacuum users around the world. As a reliable partner to many of the world’s largest manufacturers, Piab develops and manufactures a complete line of vacuum pumps, vacuum accessories, vacuum conveyors and suction cups for a variety of automated material handling and factory automation processes. Piab utilizes COAX®, a completely new dimension in vacuum technology, in many of its original products and solutions. COAX® cartridges are smaller, more energy efficient and more reliable than conventional ejectors, and can be integrated directly into machinery. This allows for the design of a flexible, modular vacuum system. Piab is a worldwide organization with subsidiaries and distributors in more than 50 countries. Its headquarters are in Sweden.

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We design innovative vacuum solutions that improve the energy-efficiency, productivity, and working environments of vacuum users around the world.

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