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It takes complex motion to form, fill and seal a simple package. Webs, augers, sealing jaws and shears all need to move in perfect coordination. And they need to move at the highest practical speed, since fractions of a millisecond in motion control systems can add up to a big difference in total throughput. Don’t let worn gears, compliant transmission components, overly complicated control systems and suboptimal programming stand in the way of precision and speed.

One Development Package: Everything You Need for Better Motion

With Kollmorgen Automation Suite™, it’s quick and easy to program and coordinate precise motion across your machine. Use industry-standard IEC 61131 – or use our drag-and-drop Pipe Network™ programming environment, graphical cam editor and other visual tools. They’re designed with full integration and ease-of-use in mind, so you can build your ideal motion and automation programs faster, with greater coding accuracy and quality.

Fewer Parts for a Faster Build and Higher Performance.

Simple, powerful programs deserve to run on a simple, powerful machine. With the industry's most precise and responsive hardware, Kollmorgen delivers optimal performance in a machine that's easier to build and maintain. Take a look at our AKD PDMM® drive, for example. Within a single housing, it combines best-in-class AKD™ servo drive performance along with Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ master control for up to 7 additional AKD™ axes. So your machine is simpler and more cost-effective to build, without the extra hardware, cabling and latency of a separate control system.

Make It Simpler. Make It Innovative.

quick and easy to program and coordinate precise motion across your machine. Use industry-standard IEC 61131

Our AKM™ servo motors and gearmotors are available in exactly the sizes and ratings you need for optimized performance. There are over a million standard configurations – including food-grade and washdown versions – with practically unlimited options for modification. Or choose direct-drive solutions like our Cartridge DDR® motors for the fewest machine parts, simplest mounting and stiffest connection to the load. Whatever your performance requirements, we’ll help you take your form/fill/seal machine to the next level.



The AKD PDMM® provides an integrated servo drive and automation controller. It combines one AKD servo axis, a master controller that supports up to seven or more additional axes, and the full automation capability of Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ in a single, compact package.

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AKD® servo drives

AKD® servo drives provide industry-leading power density, performance and precision, and are available in washdown-duty decentralized versions for installation on the machine itself.

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AKM™ servo motors

AKM™ servo motors offer more than a million standard configurations, including food-grade, washdown-duty and stainless steel versions.

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Cartridge DDR®

Our exclusive Cartridge DDR® servo motors combine the performance advantages of a frameless motor with the ease of installation of a full-frame motor. The advanced electromagnetic design provides up to 50 percent more torque density than comparably sized conventional servo motors

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Stepper Drives

Our stepper drives are available for AC and DC power input applications, with the input options, output power and features to suit high-performance indexing and other stepper applications. These microstepping drives can offer near-servo performance without the need for feedback systems.

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Stepper motors

Stepper motors deliver near-servo performance using a brushless, feedback-free and maintenance-free design for precise, extremely cost-effective motion control in form/fill/seal, labeling and many other applications.

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