Press Releases - 2014

  • 7/17/2014

    Increase Machine Control, Motion Capabilities, and EtherCAT System Support with Kollmorgen Automation Suite™

    Kollmorgen introduces Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ (KAS) software version 2.8 and AKD servo drive platform firmware version 1.12. The additions include a new higher performance version of the AKD PDMM, enhancements to the coordinated motion programming blocks and additions to the EtherCAT configuration tool. This enables OEM's who utilize Kollmorgen's automation and drive systems to deliver differentiated machines with greater system design flexibility, performance capability, and ease-of-use.

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  • 5/20/2014

    Kollmorgen Stainless Steel AKMH Servomotors Honored as a 2014 ECN Impact Award Finalist

    AKMH motors fill the marketplace gap for a servomotor that is hygienic and rugged, enabling OEMs to design and build more reliable and productive machines that are easier and faster to clean, while minimizing unscheduled downtime for end users

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  • 4/18/2014

    Attend Interpack 2014 and Learn How to Maximize Design Flexibility and Machine Performance with Reduced Costs, with Kollmorgen AKMHTM Servomotors and AKD® Decentralized Servo Drives

    Robust design and single-cable connection technology simplify design, set-up and operation, maximize machine productivity and reliability, minimize cabling operating costs and cleaning time, and ensure food-safety compliance to reduce the risk of product recalls

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  • 3/25/2014

    Improve Machine Performance and Reliability with Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ HMI

    Kollmorgen introduces Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ HMI (Kollmorgen’s HMI). These rugged IP65-rated touchscreen HMI panels feature a single-surface screen with widescreen format, a rugged aluminum chassis housing, and premium configuration and screen building software as standard features.

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  • 2/24/2014

    Kollmorgen Stainless Steel AKMH™ Servomotors Honored as Finalist in the 2013 Design News Golden Mousetrap Awards

    Kollmorgen announces that its line of robust stainless steel AKM™ servomotors has been selected as a Golden Mousetrap Finalist in the Automation and Control category.

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  • 2/20/2014

    Get Higher Accuracy and Throughput, plus Greater Machine Uptime, with New MMG Ultra Compact Linear Motor Stages from Kollmorgen

    Kollmorgen introduces MMG series precision linear motor stages. MMG stages deliver nearly twice the accuracy at virtually the same cost as competitive standard-grade options. Lead times of two weeks or less facilitate reduced-time-to-market with a higher performing machine for OEMs, or provide greater machine uptime for end users in production environments. The ability to deliver MMG prototypes rapidly speeds the proof-of-concept phase of an instrument under development.

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  • 2/12/2014

    The New AKD Decentralized Servo Drive System from Kollmorgen Can Reduce Cabling by More Than 80%

    Kollmorgen introduces AKD-N - a distributed servo drive solution that significantly reduces cabinet space and cabling hassle, simplifying machine design, set-up and operation.

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  • 1/21/2014

    Kollmorgen Automation Suite Offers New Features Including an EtherCAT Configuration Tool

    Kollmorgen is pleased to announce the latest release of Kollmorgen Automation Suite. The IDE Version 2.7 adds a number of new runtime features and dozens of IDE enhancements that provide higher performance solutions and accelerate machine integration for OEMs.

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  • 1/13/2014

    Kollmorgen Teams Up with Segway for PACK EXPO Give Away

    Riding (or some say driving), a Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) should be on everyone’s bucket list — owning one is an even better idea. Mickey Simmons, Research Analyst at Proctor & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio, is experiencing the fun firsthand, after winning his own Segway x2 PT at PACK EXPO.

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