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25/07/2011 | Get the Linear Motion Information You Need Now, in Your Native Language

WOOD DALE, IL –Thomson Industries, Inc. announces that the company’s website - - is available in seven new languages.  Already available in English, German and Chinese, the site is now fully translated and functional in Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish (Latin America), Swedish and Turkish.  Visitors can easily change the language of choice with the “Select Your Language” button at the top right hand corner of the website.  A French translation of is in progress and scheduled for release in August, 2011.

In addition to the new languages, visitors to will also find access to a number of new design tools including:

  • Linear MOTIONEERING® web-based sizing and selection for ball and lead screws
  • Linear MOTIONEERING® web-based configuration for 60 Case® LinearRace Shafting
  • Solution Center – an interactive knowledgebase that provides technically substantive answers to a broad range of questions on the selection, application, installation, maintenance and general use of motion components and systems
  • EngineersCALC – a powerful and simple-to-use engineering calculator for  iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android and Blackberry users is a content-rich site that provides quick and easy access to the company’s comprehensive family of mechanical and electromechanical motion control solutions.  In addition to delivering all necessary product information, visitors can navigate solutions by industry and benefit from an extensive suite of support resources and design tools to help machine builders quickly configure an optimal linear motion solution for their application.  

About Thomson

With more than 60 years of motion control innovation and quality, Thomson is the industry’s premier producer of Linear Ball Bushing® Bearings and Profile Rail Bearings, 60 Case™ Shafting, ground and rolled Ball Screws, Linear Actuators, Gearheads, Clutches, Brakes, Linear Systems, and related accessories.  Thomson invented the Linear Ball Bushing Bearing in 1945, and has set the standard ever since with an unsurpassed set of mechanical motion control solutions serving global commercial and aerospace & defense markets.  Thomson Industries, Inc. has facilities in North America, Europe and Asia with over 2000 distributor locations around the world.

Thomson, 1500 Mittel Boulevard, Wood Dale, IL 60191-1073; 1-540-633-3549; 1-540-633-0294 (fax);;

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