MCA is now MCMA!
Our new name – Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA) is the result of a merger with the SMMA, which combined the two leading trade groups serving the global motion control and motor industry. Read more.
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SINAMICS S120M Integrated Drive
Siemens Industry, Inc.
A compact, ready-to-connect motor with integrated drive adds a high degree of flexibility for new and existing machines.Click Here
QUICKSHAFT Linear DC Servomotors
QUICKSHAFT® Linear DC Servomotors from FAULHABER in 8, 12 and 20 mm bring linear motion to new dimensions.Click Here
Bill Hewitson named President of Ruland Manufacturing
Bill Hewitson has been promoted to President of Ruland Manufacturing after serving as Vice President of Operations.
A3 Business Forum Set for February 3-5, 2016 in Orlando
Registration is now open; more than 500 global leaders expected to attend.
ADLINK Technology Becomes New Members of M2M Alliance
Company has been an active member of the globally represented M2M Alliance since April 1.
Motion Control Association is now Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA) after merger with SMMA
The Motion Control Association (MCA) and SMMA – the Motor & Motion Association have completed a merger.
RIA’s Upcoming Fall Events Focused on Safety and Collaborative Robots
North America’s robotics trade group, Robotic Industries Association (RIA), will host two major events in Pittsburgh this coming October.
What You Need to Know About the New Motor Efficiency Standards
Permanent-magnet motors have increasing roles to play in continuous-duty applications.
Learn How Precision Machining Can Affect Your Motion System Performance
Factors like preload, rightsizing, and choosing the right fixity for your linear actuator will help you get the optimal performance
Don't Let This Happen to You: Avoid These Machine Design Mistakes
Learn how to avoid problems with issues like motor sizing, technology choices, lubrication, and more.
Industrial Protocols Make Safety Work
Specialized safety protocols encapsulate status updates and communications to ensure the highest accuracy and reliability.
Servo Pumps Give Hydraulics End-Users An Edge
Replacing fixed-speed pumps with servo precision reduces noise, increases responsiveness, and can cut energy costs by as much as 90%.
New Product/Service News
Nexen’s Innovative New Thermoplastic Versa Rack Opens Up New Motion Control Applications
High-performance, corrosion-resistant and low maintenance at an economical price.
PITTMAN® Introduces DC032A Series of Brush DC Motors
PITTMAN® Motors, a business unit of AMETEK Precision Motion Control, has introduced the DC032A Series of brush DC motors.
ADLINK Introduces Complete EtherCAT Solution
New system offers ruggedness, intelligence and superior motion function scalability.
Small, Lightweight TiM351 2D Laser Scanner Ensures Reliable Indoor and Outdoor Detection Capabilities
Wide range of adjustable configuration fields provides greater application possibilities.
Automation Engineering Software Suite Delivers New Levels of Productivity
System-wide automation development software can reduce project costs by 30% or more!