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, and click the image below for additional details.
Carbon Brushes Grounding Solutions
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HEIDENHAIN Announces New Vice President
HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION announces the new hire of David Doyle, as Vice President, Sales & Marketing in North America.
Lenze Receives Prestigious “First Team” Award
Lenze recognized for innovation, leadership and excellence of automation and technology in drives category.
Lenze Americas Welcomes Boston Chapter of the SMTA
Lenze Hosts Uxbridge plant tour, corporate and technical presentations about improving productivity and competitiveness of US manufacturing sector.
Allied Motion Completes Acquisition of Heidrive, German Motion System Manufacturer
Allied Motion Technologies Inc. announced that it has officially completed the acquisition of Heidrive GmbH.
The CC-Link Partner Association Proves it is Here to Stay as it Marks its 15th Anniversary
January is a significant milestone for the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) in the Americas.
PLCs, PACs, PCs, FPGAs: Decoding the differences
Learn the basic differences among the primary types of control technologies for motion control systems.
Motion Trends to Watch in 2016
Big data, the Industrial Internet of Things, and why the intelligence gathered from connectivity promise to revolutionize manufacturing.
Checking in on the Rare-Earth Magnet Market
From the record highs of 2011, prices in the rare earth market have dropped to record lows.
Understanding Power Factor and Harmonics
Harmonics introduced by servo drives and controllers can shrink power factor, increasing utility rates. Find out how to fix it.
Making the Case for Total Cost of Operations (TCO)
Convincing management focused on the bottom line to spend more for high functionality equipment requires the right messaging.
New Product/Service News
HEIDENHAIN’s Successful LIDA 400 Exposed Linear Encoder Is Redesigned for the Future of Motion Feedback
HEIDENHAIN introduces the next generation fully redesigned LIDA 400 series with several benefits and features.
Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches Integrated Control Platform
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. announces the introduction of the iQ-R Series which incorporates sequence, motion, safety, process, and C language.
New AC Servo Motor + Drive Systems from Kollmorgen
Kollmorgen offers various electronic motor drives with advanced control technology, multiple fieldbus connectivity options, and control interfaces.
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Releases 2016 Linear Motion Catalog and Design Guide
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions announces the release of its new Catalog and Design Guide, revised for 2016.
Oldham Couplings for Conveyor Systems
Oldham couplings from Ruland are zero-backlash, have a balanced design, accommodate large parallel misalignment, and are highly versatile.