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.
ADLINK EtherCAT Solution
ADLINK Technology, Inc.
New Generation EtherCAT Solution with High-Performance, Time-Deterministic Control with Flexible, Easy DevelopmentClick Here
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
OMRON to Acquire a US-based Motion Control Company, Strengthening Technology Development and Sales Capabilities for Factory Automation Business
OMRON Corporation announced its entry into a stock purchase agreement to acquire a 100% stake in Delta Tau Data Systems.
Lenze Motion Control Experts Present on Innovation Stage at PACK EXPO Las Vegas
EASY Packaging Machine Automation presentation explores strategies to simplify motion control and robotics.
Joseph F. Engelberger, the “Father of Robotics,” Turns 90
Joseph F. Engelberger, an engineer and entrepreneur who pioneered the robotics field, will turn 90 years old on July 26th.
Brother Gearmotors Expands U.S. Sales Force with Hiring of Three New Regional Sales Managers
Industry Veterans Will Support New and Existing Customers in Southeast and Midwest.
Brother Gearmotors Partners with Manufacturers’ Representative Applied Mechatronics to Service California-based Customers
Brother Gearmotors has entered into an agreement with Applied Mechatronics.
Cut Energy Costs Using Motion Control
Developing an energy-efficient servo system can save you as much as 30% on your operating costs.
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.
New Product/Service News
Mitsubishi Electric Automation Adds Option Card and Programming Software to 800 Series VFDs
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. introduces the FR-Configurator2, a new generation of variable frequency drive (VFD) programming software.
B&R streamlines IP69K connectivity.
Kollmorgen Releases Next Generation of Stepper Motors: Broader Range of Frame Sizes, High-Performance Motors
New PMX stepper motors offer Kollmorgen quality, co-engineering and support with short lead times and competitive pricing.
MCST 3601 – Powerful New Drive Electronics for Stepper Motors
Searching the multitude of available programmable motion controllers for one that is ideal for micro stepper motors with phase currents.
The Most Compact 3-channel Encoder of its Class!
Integrated encoder IEH3-4096 from FAULHABER offers more functionality in a very small format.