Press Releases - 2012

  • 10/25/2012

    Reduce Development Time and Improve Machine Throughput with the New AKD® PDMM from Kollmorgen

     Reduce Development Time and Improve Machine Throughput with the New AKD® PDMM from Kollmorgen Complete solution set delivers scalable, high- performance automation and motion to simplify machine designs and significantly reduce the time and costs associated with commissioning complex systems  

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  • 10/25/2012

    Learn How to Solve Tough Processing and Packaging Challenges, and Build a Better Performing Machine, Faster, with Kollmorgen at PACK EXPO 2012

     Learn How to Solve Tough Processing and Packaging Challenges, and Build a Better Performing Machine, Faster, with Kollmorgen at PACK EXPO 2012Visit booth 7566 to learn how Kollmorgen motion and automation technology, and 70+ years of application expertise, can help OEMs get to market faster with a superior performing machine  

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  • 10/25/2012

    Kollmorgen Recognized as 2012 Control Design Readers’ Choice in Stepper Motor Category

    Kollmorgen Recognized as 2012 Control Design Readers’ Choice in Stepper Motor Category 70+ years of motion control expertise combine with wide range of off-the-shelf solutions featuring industry-leading torque density, rapid customization capabilities and global footprint to help OEMs achieve competitive advantage    

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  • 10/25/2012

    Kollmorgen Encouraging Tomorrow’s Packaging Engineers, Honoring Career Packaging Professionals, at PACK EXPO 2012

    Kollmorgen Encouraging Tomorrow’s Packaging Engineers, Honoring Career Packaging Professionals, at PACK EXPO 2012 Kollmorgen sponsoring Amazing Packaging Race competition for students and Packaging Hall of Fame for professionals being recognized for significant industry contributions   

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  • 10/25/2012

    Kollmorgen AKM™ Motor and ACS Controller Drive Virginia Tech’s BOLT Electric Motorcycle to Victory

     Kollmorgen AKM™ Motor and ACS Controller Drive Virginia Tech’s BOLT Electric Motorcycle to Victory Flexible motion control platforms and knowledgable application support combine to deliver high-performance operation in diverse applications 

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  • 10/25/2012

    Build a More Compact and Cost-Effective Machine, Faster,

     Build a More Compact and Cost-Effective Machine, Faster, with AKD® BASIC Servo Drives from Kollmorgen AKD® BASIC incorporates fully programmable single axis machine and motion control, enabling engineers to quickly customize machine performance at the drive level 

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  • 8/2/2012

    Find Real Solutions to Real Design Challenges with the New Kollmorgen Stepper Solutions Catalog


    RADFORD, VA –  Kollmorgen’s new Stepper Solutions Catalog details the features, benefits and specifications of Kollmorgen’s complete range of stepper motors and stepper drives, AC synchronous motors, XTRUE™ planetary gearheads and Optimized Solutions that result in rapid prototyping, shorter design cycles and getting machines to market faster.

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  • 6/29/2012

    Kollmorgen is the Only US Supplier Recognized by Toyota Industries Corporation in FY 2011 for Operational Excellence

    Kollmorgen is the Only US Supplier Recognized by Toyota Industries Corporation in FY 2011 for Operational Excellence

    RADFORD, VA – Kollmorgen, a leading global supplier of motion control solutions, recently received two distinguished awards from Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) for operational excellence. Kollmorgen was one of just 11 suppliers, and the only US based supplier among a total of 417 suppliers, to receive an award. Kollmorgen received awards for Global Sourcing Special Award for Value-Add and was also recognized by TICO for No Delivery Delays for the fifth consecutive year. Additionally, TICO acknowledged Kollmorgen for its engineering collaboration which has helped to make next-generation TICO products more productive and cost effective.

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  • 5/1/2012

    New Kollmorgen.com Delivers Solutions-driven User Experience to Help OEMs Make Informed Motion Control and Machine Automation Decisions

    RADFORD, VA –  Kollmorgen introduces the new Kollmorgen.com - a redesigned and content-rich website that helps machine builders quickly and easily find the motion and machine automation information they need to make informed decisions and build machines with a competitive advantage.  The site provides intuitive navigation through updated product and industry solutions content; service, support, design, technical training and education resources; and other tools including a virtual tradeshow booth, an enhanced distributor locator with user-selectable filters, and quick access to social media content and registration.  Users will also benefit from improved onsite search capabilities, with results that include PDF files and Word documents.

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  • 3/13/2012

    Kollmorgen Recognized by Automation World Magazine Readers as 2011 “First Team” Supplier in the Motion Control Drives Category

    RADFORD, VA – Kollmorgen has been recognized as a First Team Supplier in Automation World magazine’s 2011 Leadership in Automation (LIA) program in the motion control drives category.  Votes for the LIA program are cast by Automation World readers online and via a year-long email poll, with unaided recall.   

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  • 3/7/2012

    Learn How Motion Control Advancements Can Help You Build a Differentiated Machine at Motor, Drive and Automation Systems 2012

    RADFORD, VA – Kollmorgen senior product line manager Chris Radley will present on Extending Design Options Using a Complete Integrated Automation and Motion Controller with Servo Drive and Network Master in a Single Compact Package at Motor, Drive and Automation Systems 2012, March 13 - 14, 2012, in Orlando, Florida. 

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  • 1/4/2012

    Improve Machine Performance with Kollmorgen’s Newly UL Recognized POWERMAX II® Stepper Motors

    UL recognition enables machine builders to upgrade to superior stepper motor performance without requiring the new equipment to be re-certified   RADFORD, VA – Kollmorgen’s POWERMAX II® series stepper motors, like most other Kollmorgen stepper motors, are now UL recognized.  This enables OEMs who build UL-certified equipment to integrate high-performance stepper technology into existing designs without requiring re-certification.  These NEMA 23 (60 mm) step motors are available in half, single and two stack configurations, and provide holding torques from 42 to 253 oz-in.  Speeds up to 3000 RPM more than satisfy the velocity demands of most high torque applications. 

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