Pneumatic 3-D Manipulators

TDA Buddy custom designs and manufactures pneumatic manipulators, articulating lifts, and industrial manipulators that help workers perform material handling jobs with ease.

Hydraulic 3-D Manipulators

Our hydraulically powered manipulators are uniquely designed to hold and maneuver parts in 3 dimensions. They are best suited for heavy-duty industrial material handling applications.


Little Buddy

Introducing the “Little Buddy” Balance Arm! Little Buddy provides versatile solutions for palletizing, machine loading and positioning. Its effortless motion supports pick and place operations up to 100 lbs.

Articulating Arms

Our articulating lift arms are best suited for material handling applications that require the articulating lift arms to remain above the work area and which don’t require rigid 3-D tooling capability.

Custom End Effectors

We manufacture vacuum, mechanical, and pneumatic grippers that can be attached to the ends of articulating or 3-D manipulator arms. Our vacuum gripper systems are best suited to pick and place bags, boxes, and wood.


Hoistipulator Manipulators

It’s a manipulator that works like a hoist. Instead of our standard neutral balance system, the Hoistipulator uses a variable speed up/down control, which is advantageous in operations with widely varying part weights.