Press Releases - 2010


  • 12/9/2010

    Kollmorgen’s New CVC600 Vehicle Controller Delivers Big Performance in Tight Spaces and Tough Conditions

    RADFORD, VA, December 9, 2010 – Kollmorgen introduces the CVC600 Vehicle Controller. Just 125 x 50 x 195 mm in size, CVC600 vehicle controllers can fit where other vehicle controllers can’t. The compact controller also boasts a rugged IP65-classified design that is highly immune to vibrations, unstable power supplies, temperature variations, humidity and dust to deliver high-performance, 24/7 operation.

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  • 10/19/2010

    Kollmorgen Power Generation System Delivers Necessary Power at Desired Voltage in Power-Hungry Military Vehicles

    Rooted in mature technology, the system is designed to satisfy the heavy and ever-increasing power demands of military vehicles, within a small space

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  • 10/8/2010

    Kollmorgen Recognized as 2010 Reader's Choice

    RADFORD, VA, October 8, 2010 – Kollmorgen has been recognized by Control Design magazine as the #1 preferred vendor for Stepper Motors in their 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards. The awards are the result of an unaided survey of subscribers who have authority to specify, recommend or purchase industrial automation and control products.

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  • 8/13/2010

    Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ Delivers Dynamic Performance to Maximize Productivity of Fully Automated Modular Paper Processing Machine

    RADFORD, VA, August 13, 2010 - The jumbo roll collator from Jakob Graphic Services GmbH can automatically collate, glue, label, fold and cut forms, mailers with cut inserts, brochures with or without a finish, calendars and similar printed matter. These machines deliver precise operation during highly-dynamic processes while quickly adapting to new tasks with an extremely simple and fast changeover system...

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  • 5/13/2010

    Kollmorgen and Optiscan Group Announce Partnership for Implementation of Pick-n-Go® Solutions

    Radford, Va, May 13, 2010 – Kollmorgen, a leading manufacturer of driverless control technology, and Optiscan Group, the market leader for voice-directed warehousing solutions in the Nordic and Baltic countries, have reached a strategic partnership agreement...

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  • 5/11/2010

    Kollmorgen KBM™ Series Frameless Brushless Motors Deliver High Performance for Tightly Integrated Motion Applications

    Radford, VA, May 11, 2010 -- Kollmorgen introduces KBM™ Series Frameless Brushless Motors - a new family of frameless motors derived from the proven and extensive portfolio of Kollmorgen designs. Available in 14 sizes for low or high voltage operation, KBM frameless brushless motors deliver the torque, power and speed...

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  • 5/10/2010

    AKD® Servo Drives Provide Seamless EtherCAT® Support Without the Requisite Hardware Add-ons

    Radford, Va, May 10, 2010 - Maximizes flexibility while reducing costs and overall footprint when compared with many competitive drive products. Ethernet-based AKD® Servo Drives from Kollmorgen fully support the EtherCAT® motion bus...

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  • 5/10/2010

    AKD® Servo Drive from Kollmorgen Named 2010 Design News Golden Mousetrap Finalist

    Radford, Va, May 10, 2010 - The AKD™ Servo Drive from Kollmorgen has been named a 2010 Design News Golden Mousetrap Award Finalist in the Motion Control/Automation category. The Ethernet-based AKD delivers best-in-class performance with industry-leading flexibility...

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  • 5/4/2010

    Quickly Specify an Optimized Motion System with MOTIONEERING® 6.1.0 Application Engine from Kollmorgen

    Radford, VA - Kollmorgen introduces their new MOTIONEERING® 6.1.0 motion system sizing and selection software. This powerful OEM design tool utilizes a mechanism project concept to collect and save axes load information, automatically calculate application results...

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  • 4/29/2010

    Kollmorgen and KNAPP Systemintegration GmbH Deliver Forklift Automation Solution for Large European Retailer

    Radford, VA - Standard forklifts automated with the NDC Suite technology from Kollmorgen are at the heart of the Pick-n-Go® solution that KNAPP Systemintegration GmbH - a member of KNAPP group - has installed at Engrotuš d.d., a leading Slovenian supermarket retailer.

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  • 4/28/2010

    Second Largest Austrian Retailer Maximizes Distribution Center Efficiency with NDC Suite Technology from Kollmorgen

    Radford, VA - Kollmorgen announces that SPAR Österreichische Warenhandels AG, the second largest retailer in Austria, has installed a system that automates the transportation of roll containers filled with fresh and chilled goods, from the picking area to the loading dock, at their distribution center in St. Pölten.

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  • 4/23/2010

    Kollmorgen and KNAPP Systemintegration GmbH Announce Partnership for Global Implementation of Driverless Control Solutions

    Radford, VA - Kollmorgen, a leading manufacturer of driverless control technology, and KNAPP Systemintegration GmbH, a member of KNAPP group and leading warehouse automation specialist, have reached a strategic partnership agreement...

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  • 4/12/2010

    Kollmorgen and Flight Systems Industrial Products (FSIP) Announce Aftermarket Servicing Agreement on Drives and Controls for Electric Fork Lift Trucks

    Radford, VA - Kollmorgen, a leading global manufacturer of drives and controls for electric fork lift trucks, and FSIP, a leading provider of remanufacturing services for electric vehicle control systems, have agreed to an Aftermarket Service Agreement, effective immediately.

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  • 1/27/2010

    Dramatically Improve Robot and Gantry Servo Motion Performance, and Accelerate Design Time, with MechaWare™ 4.0

    Santa Barbara, CA - Kollmorgen introduces MechaWare™ 4.0 – the industry’s only mechatronic “toolkit” that empowers software and design engineers to work together to design, test and modify custom motion algorithms in a fraction of the time and cost of conventional methods. This new upgraded MechaWare version leverages MATLAB®/Simulink® from The Mathworks™ to identically model and seamlessly integrate mechanical systems and control software design, resulting in faster design cycles, superior motion system performance with reduced power consumption, and faster time to market at a fraction of the cost of conventional methods – potentially saving OEMs thousands of dollars and months of development time.

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  • 1/22/2010

    New Advanced Kollmorgen Drive® (AKD) Delivers Scalable Programmability to Optimize Machine Performance in Virtually Any Application

    Radford, VA - Kollmorgen introduces the Advanced Kollmorgen Drive® (AKD). The Ethernet-based AKD™ delivers best-in-class performance with industry-leading flexibility, scalability and power range to meet the unique performance requirements of nearly any application...

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  • 1/21/2010

    Envision, Design and Realize Differentiated Machines, Faster, with Powerful new Kollmorgen Automation Suite™

    Radford, VA - Kollmorgen introduces Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ – a complete high performance machine automation solution comprised of highly intuitive software, best-in-class and unparalleled-in-breadth motion components, and comprehensive engineering services with experienced Kollmorgen engineers.

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