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23 Oct 2014

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

70+ years of motion control expertise combine with wide range of off-the-shelf stepper solutions featuring industry-leading torque density, rapid customization capabilities and global footprint to help OEMs achieve competitive advantage

2014 Readers Choice Control DesignRADFORD, VA – October 23, 2014 – 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. Control Design readers are asked to provide the name of the single best product vendor they have worked with in a given hardware or software category. This is the third year Kollmorgen has received the top honor and this year received nearly twice the number of votes as the second place vendor in the Stepper Motor category.

Kollmorgen high-performance stepper motors deliver precise, cost-effective, and maintenance-free motion control, along with the highest torque density of any stepper motor available today. This enables OEMs to get more power from the same size motor, or to specify a smaller motor and reduce the size of their machine without compromising performance.

“Kollmorgen is proud to be recognized once again by Control Design readers for our industry leading stepper motor technology and application knowledge. With more than 70 years of motion control experience we have helped innovators throughout the world solve motion control challenges,” says Melanie Cavalieri, Product Manager. “Kollmorgen offers industry leading off-the-shelf stepper solutions that provide flexibility and speed in applications where performance is critical to success. We also have the capability and experience to create modified or customized solutions for applications that require a more unique solution.”

Kollmorgen offers a wide range of high performance stepper motor solutions that run cooler, produce more torque and support higher shaft loads to satisfy diverse application needs and help OEMs build a superior performing machine, faster. Kollmorgen also offers hybrid stepper motors that combine optimal magnetics in a compact frame with an innovative rotor-stator design to produce more torque and smoother microstepping than comparably sized steppers. In addition, Kollmorgen's hazardous-duty stepper line is suitable for use in Class 1, Division 1, Group D locations.


Kollmorgen is a leading provider of motion systems and components for machine builders around the globe, with over 70 years of motion control design and application expertise.

Through world-class knowledge in motion, industry-leading quality and deep expertise in linking and integrating standard and custom products, Kollmorgen delivers breakthrough solutions unmatched in performance, reliability and ease-of-use, giving machine builders an irrefutable marketplace advantage.

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