History of Celera Motion

  • 2019

    With acquisition by Novanta, Ingenia Motion Control joins Celera Motion.

  • 2018

    Zettlex wins Queens Award for International Trade.

    With acquisition by Novanta, Zettlex joins Celera Motion.

    Westwind introduced into the Celera Motion precision motion group.

  • 2017

    Celera Motion expands its line of comprehensive Mechatronics solutions.

    Zettlex wins Queens Award for Innovation.

  • 2016

    CAD models become available online.

    Celera Motion releases Veratus™ Series Encoders equipped with the new VeraPath™ technology.

  • 2015

    MicroE and Applimotion join to form Celera Motion.

    The exclusive Celera Motion Pathfinder motion control development tool is launched.

    Celera Motion releases Optira™ Series Encoders.

    Westwind awarded the Queens Award for Innovation.

  • 2012

    MicroE Systems releases Searchlight™
    OEM absolute encoder solution.

  • 2008

    MicroE Systems begins production metal tape scale gratings.

  • 2007

    MicroE Systems moves to Bedford, MA location.

    The DRC Encoder product line becomes part of MicroE Systems.

    Applimotion releases first linear motor products.

  • 2006

    Ingenia Motion Control is founded.

  • 2005

    MicroE Systems releases Mercury II™ Series Encoders.

    Applimotion releases first Linear Arc Motors.

  • 2004

    Zettlex is founded.

  • 2003

    MicroE Systems releases the ChipEncoder™ MT Mount Encoders.

    Applimotion relocates to Loomis, CA location and releases UTS Series slotless rotary motors.

  • 2002

    Applimotion releases ULT Series rotary orque motors.

  • 2001

    MicroE Systems releases Mercury™ Series Encoder

  • 2000

    Applimotion, Inc. is founded.

  • 1995

    MicroE Systems develops its first generation Motion Control Board.

  • 1994

    MicroE Systems is Founded

  • 1963

    Westwind Air Bearings becomes the first manufacturer to offer a range of commercial air bearing spindles.