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Factory Automation

Factory Automation is a market where Thomson linear motion products are used in large numbers. You can find Thomson products in the smallest most simple machine to the largest and most complex system imaginable. In short, wherever there is a need in a machine to push, pull, lift, tilt, turn or move something Thomson has a suitable product. Typical areas include:

  • Robots and manipulators
  • Pressing, cutting and gluing
  • Printing and scanning
  • Packaging, palletizing and dispensing
  • Welding, soldering and drilling
  • Automatic warehouses
  • Measuring and supervision
  • Assembly

VIDEO: Thomson Smart Actuators: Designing Smart Machines with Smart Tools

What is smart actuation and how can your applications benefit from it? Håkan Persson, the Global Product Line Director for Actuators at Thomson, walks you through the makings of a smart electric actuator, its integrated electronics, where it is best applied and three Thomson actuator families offering these solutions.
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