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Convex Joins SynqNet Partner Program

Korean automated control system specialists promises to offer value to OEM machine builders using SynqNet Network tools in multi-axis, high-performance motion applications.

October 18, 2008        Download pdf

SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., October 18, 2008 ­— Danaher Motion Performance Controls (MEI) is pleased to announce that Korean control system specialists, Convex, has become a member of the SynqNet Partner Program.  The partnership promises to offer value to OEM machine builders using SynqNet Network tools in multi-axis, high-performance motion applications.  The SynqNet Partner Program is available to qualified vendors such as Convex that develop and distribute complementary, commercially available products that seamlessly integrate with SynqNet network products (controllers, drives, motors, I/Os) and ensure ongoing compatibility for growth.

“We are deeply pleased to join the SynqNet network with our Servo Drive,” says Mr. Eun Seok Kim, Precision Control Center Director, Convex.  “Motion networks based on Ethernet technology have proven significant in the Korean market as demands for real-time control dictate,” he continues. “In recent years, we have experienced increased demand for network motion systems with simple cabling and cost savings in industrial automation equipment manufacturing,” he states. “In response to this demand, we developed the SynqNet Servo Drive for small and medium semiconductor equipment manufacturers which has allowed us to enter the high-end market and compete with Japanese networks effectively.  We plan to establish this drive as “the standard” for high-performance motion control throughout Korea, and are looking forward to international market expansion in 2009.”

”We are delighted to welcome Convex to the SynqNet partner community”, says Ross McMillan, Director of Engineering, Danaher Motion Performance Controls.  “The partnership enables us to offer OEMs with affordable, low-power, single and multi-axis drive platforms to support their high-performance and cost-critical motion system applications.”

About Convex
For more than ten years, CONVEX has provided motion control technology to the Korean automation industry for large corporations and industry facilities such as Samsung, Hanmi, Secron, Mirae, Hyundai, and Daewoo, as well as research centers and Universities throughout Korea.  Formed by 20 R&D control system specialists, Convex provides step motor drives, servo drives, motion controllers and a wide range of consultation services for motion control systems in a wide range of industrial automation equipment, medical equipment, automotive, shipbuilding, welding, machine, and security camera industries.  They have also participated in numerous National R&D projects such as the Intelligent Robot system, NANO Processing Machine, and more.  With annual sales revenues expected to reach $8mil this year, Convex is well poised for international growth and distribution.  Fore more information, please visit

About SynqNet
SynqNet® is the industry’s leading high-performance motion control network used by leading OEMs in areas such as electronic assembly, robotics, aviation, medical, semiconductor, electric vehicles, packaging and more.  With over 400,000 axes installed worldwide, SynqNet technology is designed for flexibility and growth, and provides OEMS a wide range of products from leading manufacturers such as Kollmorgen, Panasonic, Glentek, Sanyo Denki, Tamagawa, Trust Automation, Soonhan and others.  SynqNet's fault tolerant architecture and fully patented HotReplace™ feature increases machine uptime for OEMs striving to achieve maximum productivity, and helps bring machines to market faster.  The possibilities are endless and only limited by imagination with this highly configurable and flexible system.  For more information, please visit

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.  For additional information visit, email, or call 805-681-3300.