Press Releases - 2014

  • 12/9/2014

    Quickly Select a Motion Solution Optimized to Suit Specific Application Needs with Kollmorgen's NEW Web-based MOTIONEERING® Online Application Engine

    RADFORD, VA – December 9, 2014 – Kollmorgen introduces a new tool that will provide a better experience in motion system sizing and selecting - MOTIONEERING® Online ( premiere OEM design tool utilizes a mechanism project concept to collect and save load information for multiple axes.  This design tool automatically calculates application results and compares them against Kollmorgen’s robust database of products allowing for quick identification of the optimized rotary motion system to meet specific machine builder application requirements.

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  • 11/18/2014

    Build Differentiated Machines, Faster, with Help from the Kollmorgen Developer Network

    Kollmorgen  introduces the Kollmorgen Developer Network (KDN). Located at , KDN is an interactive knowledge base where Kollmorgen customers can learn from one another, receive expert advice from Kollmorgen application engineers and customer support staff, and delve into rich technical information with just a few clicks.

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  • 10/23/2014

    Kollmorgen Recognized as 2014 Control Design Readers’ Choice in Stepper Motor Category

    Kollmorgen has been recognized by Control Design magazine as the 2014 Readers’ Choice for technology excellence in the Stepper Motor category. The Readers’ Choice 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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  • 10/17/2014

    Learn How to Improve the Hygienic Design of Your Machine's Powertrain with Kollmorgen at Pack Expo 2014

    Kollmorgen will highlight its robust stainless steel AKMH servomotors in booth S-2642 at Pack Expo 2014 in Chicago, IL, November 2 - 5, 2014. Based on the acclaimed AKM® Series , and designed to establish new standards in hygienic design, these IP69K rated synchronous servomotors are designed to satisfy EHEDG, NSF, BISSC and 3A machinery guidelines to reduce the risk of food recall and increase OEE in washdown environments.

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  • 8/18/2014

    Learn How to Build Better Machines, Faster, With Self-Paced E-learning and Other Educational Training Resources from Kollmorgen

    Kollmorgen introduces E-learning – a suite of educational and technically substantive automation and motion control training resources designed to help OEMs design and build superior performing machines, at their pace and on their schedule. These include self-paced Learning Modules with an interactive learn-on-demand focus, Blended Courses that combine self-paced learning with live online interaction with instructors and other students, and In-Work Learning that utilizes quick, concise “guide me” lessons and how-to videos.

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  • 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 Servo Motors 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 AKMH Servo Motors 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™ Servo Motors 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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