Automation, Workholding and Containment Solutions Company

Today’s manufacturing challenges are tougher than ever. Regardless of your application, DESTACO offers automation, workholding and containment solutions to meet your needs.


DESTACO, a Stabilus expert brand, is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance automation, workholding, and remote handling solutions. The Company serves customers in a variety of end-markets, including the automotive, life sciences, consumer goods, packaging, aerospace, and nuclear sectors.

Built on a legacy of over 100 years, it offers a comprehensive portfolio of products to engineer precise movement, placement and control solutions that drive productivity and uptime for manufacturers around the world. The DESTACO family of products consists of industry-leading brands such as DESTACO Manual and Power Clamps, End Effectors, Camco and Ferguson Indexers, Robohand Grippers and CRL Manipulators and Transfer Ports.

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DESTACO is based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and operates globally through approximately 800 employees across 13 locations.


DESTACO, a Stabilus expert brand, was founded in 1915. In 1936, the company designed and manufactured the first manual toggle clamp. Innovations, quality and acquisitions have made DESTACO the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and support of clamping, gripping, linear/rotary transferring and robotic tooling solutions for workplace and flexible automation needs. The family of brands has enabled DESTACO to establish leading productivity improvement and cost-reduction manufacturing solutions for our customers using the breadth of products and value-added services we offer. Our customer base covers a wide range of industries requiring a global customer service network offering consistent solutions and program support.

With more than 88 years of experience, DESTACO brings a philosophy of quality unsurpassed by its counterparts, Superior consultation, innovation, engineering, service and distribution sustain DESTACO leadership in its industry, with the ultimate result being that we have become your preferred provider of best-in-class partnership and service for you, our Distributors and Customers!


About Stabilus SE

Stabilus is one of the world's leading providers of motion control solutions for customers across a broad spectrum of industries including mobility, industrial machinery, automation, energy, construction, health, recreation, and furniture. Stabilus offers reliable and innovative solutions that enable, enhance and automate precise movement, placement, as well as opening, closing, lifting, lowering and adjusting actions. The Group, which has its headquarters in Koblenz, has a global production and distribution network with more than eight thousand employees worldwide and generated revenues of €1.2 billion in the 2023 fiscal year. Stabilus SE is listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and included in the MDAX index. More information at group.stabilus.com.
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