Press Release


Danaher Motion Expands Performance Services to Support OEMs using Embedded Motion Control

Brings collaboration to the proecss of high performance machine control design

July 10, 2008        Download pdf

SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., — Danaher Motion, the global leader in electromagnetic and mechanical motion control solutions, introduces the expansion of its comprehensive Motion Engineering Performance Services for OEMs using embedded motion control.  Available as a comprehensive suite of solutions, or on an a la carte basis, Motion Engineering Performance Services are available as customer needs and desires dictate.  Services include System Tuning and Optimization, Custom Feature and Product Development, Advanced System Integration, Software Development, System Design Consultation, System Test and Qualification, and Specialized Training and Field Services. 

For more than 20 years, Motion Engineering (MEI), a Danaher Motion company, has provided a wide range of innovative solutions for every area of high-performance embedded motion control systems – beginning with industry-leading products extending to problem solving, field services and training. The expansion of the Motion Engineering Performance Services is in response to an increased demand for engineering services by OEM machine builders around the globe.  “In recent years, we have experienced increased demand for high-performance engineering services around the globe,” says Phil Strong, President of Danaher Motion Performance Controls business.  ”We are happy to respond with the most experienced and innovative team in the industry, and provide OEM machine builders with long-term solutions and a full-service partnership to solve their most challenging control-design problems,” he continues.   

High performance motion engineers face significant challenges with demands for huge advances in throughput, reliability, energy savings and product tolerances, among others.  Through Performance Services, Danaher Motion’ can develop an entire custom control system or provide  OEM design teams with comprehensive tools and educational programs to develop their own, or some combination of the two. 

“Speed to market is often the difference between success and failure in many technology-intensive industries.  Through Performance Services, Danaher Motion experts collaborate with the high performance machine builders to troubleshoot, improve and/or create the machine’s control system at any stage, from conception to production floor,” says Michael Jellen, Business Unit Manager, Danaher Motion Performance Controls division.  “The key to success is found through an ongoing, collaborative process to ensure a full understanding of our customer’s technological and business imperatives, to maximize integration with current systems, and to provide long-term flexibility for continued growth,” he continues.

About Danaher Motion
For over 60 years, Danaher Motions innovative technologies have been revolutionizing the motion control industry through trusted brand names such as MEI, Kollmorgen, Thomson, Dover and Portescap.  As the industry’s leading global manufacturer of electromagnetic and mechanical motion control solutions, Danaher Motion products help OEM’s build a better machine, faster in industries such as aviation, medical, robotics, semiconductor, electric vehicles and packaging. 

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