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Motion Control Resources

Blog Post: When Is Outsourcing Engineering Right for You?

by Bill Saunders, Vice President of Sales

POSTED: 01/09/2018

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Five reasons to consider outside motion control expertise. The 2008 global downturn changed the economics of manufacturing. To stay in business, companies slashed budgets and

Blog Post: Top Five Mistakes in Choosing and Using Linear Guides

by Wally Logan, Vice President of Engineering

POSTED: 12/12/2017

Blog Post: Five Questions with Eric Klein of Schneider Electric

by MOSO Marketing

POSTED: 11/28/2017

New directions in life sciences, aiding the make-versus-buy decision, solving the energy challenge, and the critical pillar of digitization.   ALISO VIEJO, CA – Editor’s Note: this story

Blog Post: Five Questions with Matt Trowbridge of Omron

by MOSO Marketing

POSTED: 10/31/2017

ALISO VIEJO, CA – Robotics, the convergence of semiconductor and automotive, and why finding and cultivating engineering talent may just be the biggest industry challenge of all. Editor’s Note: this story

Blog Post: Servo Motor vs Stepper Motor: Which is right for your application?

by Bill Lackey, Vice President of Sales Engineering

POSTED: 10/24/2017

ALISO VIEJO, CA - It is an engineering truism that there is no perfect solution, just the best solution for the problem at

Blog Post: Selecting the Right Linear Actuator

by Shawn Hakim, Sales Engineer

POSTED: 10/02/2017

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Building a successful linear motion system starts with choosing the appropriate actuator. Between the different sizes, technologies, and qualities, hundreds of options exist. The trick is to winnow down to the

20 Factors to Consider When You Buy an Electric Motor

POSTED: 09/20/2017

When searching to buy an electric motor or gear motor for your application, it is important to consider requirements beyond speed, torque, power and voltage. In this article, we will discuss 20 factors that are worth reviewing before deciding on an electric motor. Voltage:  Will you have access to a wall outlet or

Understanding Soft PLC Features and Requirements

by Daron Underwood, Vice President R&D, CTO

POSTED: 08/08/2017

Soft PLC is a software technology designed to turn an embedded computer into a fully functional and programmable logic controller, also known as a PLC. It combines PLCs’ discrete, PID and analog I/O control with high performing computer networking, data handling, and computational capabilities. As such, soft PLCs offer dependable

Blog Post: Announcing the Launch of the New Motion Solutions Website

by MOSO Marketing

POSTED: 06/21/2017

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Motion Solutions is delighted to announce the launch of our new website, MotionSolutions.com. This is not a redesign–we rebuilt the entire site from top

Blog Post: Motion Solutions Names Scott Depenbrok to the Position of President

by MOSO Marketing

POSTED: 01/24/2017

ALISO VIEJO, CA – Motion Solutions, a distributor of world-class automation products and custom engineering solutions, is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors

R.M. Hoffman Joins the Motion Solutions Family

by MOSO Marketing

POSTED: 09/15/2016

The R.M. Hoffman Company Joins Motion Solutions Family ALISO VIEJO, CA– Motion Solutions, a provider of custom engineering solutions and world-class automation products, is pleased to announce that the R.M. Hoffman

Made in China 2025: Midea's Takeover Offer of Kuka Gives Insight Into China's Future Industrial Innovation Policies

POSTED: 05/24/2016

By: Jeffrey Hibbard, CEO KINGSTAR Made in China 2025: A Look Inside China’s Latest Industrial Innovation Policy Last week, China-based home appliance maker Midea made a profound statement with its 4.57 billion euros ($5.17 billion) takeover offer for German industrial robot maker Kuka, one of the world's biggest 4 robot suppliers. Without context, it seems

How Embedded Devices and the Cloud Are Leading a Paradigm Shift in Manufacturing and Production

POSTED: 05/17/2016

By: Daron Underwood, CTO Not long ago, embedded devices were not connected in any way to a network especially to a network that was accessible to the cloud. As such, it was decidedly difficult to have software activation and licensing software work at a local level. Microsoft even struggled with Windows

Why an Open “Plug-and-Play” Software Platform is The Answer for Industrial Motion Control

POSTED: 04/28/2016

What is the number one thing that industrial automation engineers want at work? It’s simple: the freedom and flexibility to choose the best tools without reservation. That autonomy, however, is rarely achieved, not just in industrial automation but practically any industry these days. Oh sure, plenty of tooling vendors say they provide

Industrial Motion Control: Software Creates More Value Than Hardware

POSTED: 04/28/2016

Embedded OEMs – especially those whose products have complex human-machine interfaces (HMIs), manage many degrees of motion, and require hard real-time operation – have traditionally relied on field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and digital signal processors (DSPs) to meet the precision and performance requirements of machine vision and motion control


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