Applimotion joins forces with MicroE creating a New Synergistic Motion Control Business
Monday, March 16, 2015

GSI Group Inc. has acquired Applimotion, Inc., a Loomis, CA based provider of precision motors and motion control technology to OEMs for advanced industrial and medical markets.

Applimotion has been designing and producing direct drive rotary motors, linear motors, and actuators for over 15 years and specializes in motor applications that required highly precise and dynamic motion control. Applimotion will operate collaboratively with the MicroE business unit of GSI Group and will have access to GSI Group's global infrastructure and resources. MicroE and Applimotion have worked together for 15 solving the most demanding motion control applications with unique industry-leading standard and customized products.

We are excited to bring our talented teams together and welcome the opportunity to further discuss our combined capabilities and product synergies to meet your motion control challenges.

About Applimotion

Offering the highest level of design and application expertise, Applimotion provides a variety of product offerings which support cost effective total solutions for its customers' motor or motion control system needs. Whether it is a high volume-low cost motor for a medical device, or a precision direct drive rotary stage utilizing a ULT series ultra-thin motor, Applimotion provides fully engineered, validated and tested products and value-add assemblies.

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About MicroE

MicroE's line of miniature, energy efficient encoders are available in several form factors and mounting options with incremental and absolute interfaces and resolutions up to 1.2nm. A wide selection of rotary and linear scales are available that can deliver accuracy up to 1μm.

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