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14/11/2019 | Thomson to Exhibit Linear Motion Components for Advanced Automation at SPS 2019

Wolfschlugen, Germany - Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of linear motion control solutions, will be exhibiting at SPS (Smart Product Solutions), taking place in Nuremberg, Germany, on 26th – 28th November 2019, alongside Altra Industrial Motion Corporation. The tradeshow is a highlight event of the automation industry and covers the entire spectrum of smart and digital automation.

Thomson will showcase its broad portfolio of linear motion solutions, including the Electrak HD smart electromechanical linear actuator, precision linear actuators, linear bearings and guides, linear motion systems, and a full range of ball screws and lead screws. With the ability to take on high load ranges up to 16 kN, the Electrak HD actuator is applicable to a wide range of hydraulic-to-electric conversion applications and featured integrated onboard electronics, including synchronisation to handle uneven or awkward loads. Furthermore, the Electrak HD offers a built-in SAE J1939 CAN bus option with stroke lengths up to 1000 mm.

Thomson precision linear actuators, which deliver high power density and accuracy, offer customised units that are suitable for almost any application. Thomson’s wide selection of linear motions systems are ideal for handling, packaging and other factory automation applications that require high speed or long stroke capabilities. Cutting-edge ball screws, lead screws, and linear bearings and guides provide smooth, accurate and low friction motion. With long-life capabilities, Thomson offers customised solutions, which combine modern linear motion technology with custom-designed needs.

Thomson representatives will be on hand in Hall 3, Booth 270 to discuss their diverse linear motion solutions in more detail. For more information, please visit

About Thomson
With more than 70 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, rolled, whirled and ground Ball Screws, Linear Actuators, 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 & defence markets. Thomson Industries, Inc. has facilities in North America, Europe and Asia with over 2000 distributor locations around the world.

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

About Altra Industrial Motion Corp.
Altra Industrial Motion Corp. gathers leading brands that designs motion control and power transmission products, including Thomson Industries, into a united group of technology solutions. As a team, Altra provides design engineers with decades of application engineering expertise to help find the just-right solution across a host of industries.

Thomson Industries, Inc will be showcasing a variety of linear motion solutions ranging from ball screws, lead screws, linear bearings & guides, electric linear actuators and linear motion systems at SPS 2019.

Thomson’s Electrak HD Smart Linear Actuator with full monitoring capabilities, on-board electronics, CAN Bus Integration and actuator synchronisation options will be on display at SPS 2019.

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