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Motion Solutions

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Motion Solutions has one driving purpose: to provide our customers with the engineering services, solutions, and products they need to best achieve their goals. With more than 20 degreed engineers, we have deep domain expertise in the subject of motion. We work with clients across a continuum, ranging from application support on their existing projects to extensive collaboration on complex clean-sheet designs. As a result of deep relationships with our portfolio of marquee partners, we offer an extensive array of components, from simple hardware to cutting-edge technology. It’s our ability to adapt to and deliver on customer needs that best defines us as an organization.

Tech Papers

Motion Solutions produces high-tech undulators for linear accelerator upgrade

POSTED: 08/21/2019

Answering the big science questions of our time around molecular reactions, biological dynamics, and materials properties at an atomic scale takes powerful tools. When the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) was first commissioned in 2009, this

Advantages of Rodless Electromechanical Actuators

POSTED: 08/21/2019

Many industrial applications call for linear actuators. That’s a simple fact. What’s not so simple is deciding what type of actuator is best for an application.  A machine designer has to weigh all the variables. What needs to be moved?

Tips for Improving Gantry Performance

POSTED: 05/21/2019

Editor’s Note: This blog post is part of a series of occasional articles featuring guest authors from among our partners. Gantries play an important role in a variety of applications such as DNA analysis, pick-and-place assembly, industrial materials handling, and many

Analyst Agree: Medical Equipment Market Poised for Growth

POSTED: 04/19/2019

Driven by changing population demographics worldwide, the medical equipment market is on the rise. Several different analysts predict increasing sales, with estimated compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) ranging from 4.5% to 6.3%. Those numbers aren’t huge but they are

Understanding Your Options in Corrosion Resistance

POSTED: 03/05/2019

Editor’s note: In this ongoing video series, members of the Motion Solutions engineering staff share insights on technologies and problem-solving. The Motion Solutions Engineered Solutions team works daily to design complex electromechanical assemblies across a variety of industries. With

Why our commitment to ISO 13485 runs deep

POSTED: 02/14/2019

For medical device manufacturers seeking access to new markets, conformity with regulatory requirements is critical. They invest enormous amounts of money to develop and manufacture innovative and disruptive devices that can improve patient outcomes and save lives. They need

Five Questions with Aaron Dietrick of Tolomatic

POSTED: 01/22/2019

Editor’s Note: this story is part of an ongoing series of blog entries in which Motion Solutions partners discuss opportunities and challenges facing the automation industry. Q: What are key emerging technologies

New Vertex web portal features budget-friendly precision positioners

POSTED: 01/17/2019

Motion Solutions is proud to announce the launch of the web portal for its Vertex brand of motion products. Accessible from the Motion Solutions homepage, the new portal provides technical details about our full line of proprietary positioning products. Visit the pages

Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours

POSTED: 12/20/2018

The entire Motion Solutions team joins together in offering season’s greetings to our customers, partners and friends. 2018 has been a good year for us, and we have you to thank. We

Intuitive Surgical honors Motion Solutions with Supplier Excellence Award

POSTED: 11/20/2018

Intuitive Surgical, maker of the da Vinci surgical robotic platform, has recognized Motion Solutions with a 2018 Supplier Excellence Award for Best Customer Service. The equipment produced by Intuitive Surgical enables surgeons to perform a variety of minimally-invasive

Frontenac acquires Motion Solutions

POSTED: 11/20/2018

CHICAGO, IL  – Frontenac, a Chicago-based private equity firm, today announced the acquisition of Motion Solutions, a leading provider of highly engineered linear motion, motion control and automation solutions for critical, high technology applications. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered

Does Mechatronics really deliver better designs?

POSTED: 11/20/2018

Two things are always in short supply during machine development: time and money. Traditionally, design of motion-based machines has been a serial process. The mechanical engineers would design the frame and the motion elements. They would pass the mechanical design along to the electrical engineers, who

Blog Post: Motion Solutions Adds New Servo Motors and Drives

POSTED: 11/13/2018

  ALISO VIEJO, CA - AKM2G servo motors and AKD2G servo drives from Kollmorgen boost torque density, speed, and flexibility for a range of applications. OEMs find

Got a Tough Motion Control Project? Consider a Delta Tau Controller.

POSTED: 10/16/2018

Customers often turn to Motion Solutions to solve their most difficult positioning challenges. When our engineered solutions team and applications engineers need the ultimate in motion control performance, we turn to Omron Delta

Ask An Engineer: Should you consider a custom linear bearing?

POSTED: 09/25/2018

Editor’s note: In this ongoing video series, members of the Motion Solutions engineering staff share insights on technologies and problem-solving. The Motion Solutions Engineered Solutions team

Motion Solutions Employees Give Back to Community

POSTED: 09/11/2018

Our mission statement says it all: to make the world a better place. That doesn’t just apply to empowering our customers to make life-saving and life-changing products. We also strive to make the world a better place through

Perspectives on Traceability

POSTED: 08/28/2018

Editor’s note: With the recent acquisition of Microscan Systems by our partner Omron, we sat down with company CEO Scott Summerville. Microscan specializes in traceability solutions for broad range of industries, including manufacturing, logistics, and services. Given the increasing importance of source

EtherCAT draws ahead in the industrial ethernet competition

POSTED: 08/07/2018

A decade ago, communications in machines took place on a point-to-point basis. If you were building a multi-axis system, you would have to wire 15 wires per axis from the drive to the controller. If an axis

Five Questions with Jason Lazar of Nabtesco

POSTED: 07/24/2018

Flexibility, coalescing markets, and why millennials might just constitute engineering’s greatest generation. Editor’s Note: this story is part of an ongoing series of blog entries in which Motion Solutions partners discuss opportunities and challenges facing the automation industry. Q: What

Motion Solutions Helps Train Engineers for the Future

POSTED: 06/25/2018

With a donation of industrial-grade motion equipment, Motion Solutions is helping the California Mechatronics Center change the way engineers are trained. Motion components don’t add value in isolation – they work best as part of a system. We


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