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PI - Broadest & Deepest Portfolio in Precision Motion Technologies: Micro to Nano With Engineers Who Understand Your Application Needs and Match It to the Appropriate Technology

PI is a leading manufacturer of precision motion systems including Piezo Stages, Air Bearings, Linear Positioners, Microscope Stages, Motor Controllers, Piezo Nanopositioning Systems, Piezo Ceramic Motors, and Hexapod 6-Axis Systems. Applications include photonics, bio-nanotechnology, medical device, and semiconductor manufacturing. PI has over 40 years’ experience, developing and manufacturing standard & custom precision products with piezoceramic and electromagnetic drives. PI has been ISO 9001 certified since 1994 and provides innovative, high-quality solutions for OEM and research. PI is present worldwide with fifteen subsidiaries, design & manufacturing centers on 3 continents and total staff of more than 1,000. Together with our air bearing products and PI miCos motorized product lines, we can offer the broadest spectrum of high precision motion systems in the world.

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Enabling Today’s, and Tomorrow's, Advanced Camera Manufacturing… with Hexapods
Optimization of MTF and throughput along with optical image stablization and calibration are benefits of using hexapod micro-motion robots - a novel motion technology that provides all six degrees of freedom in an unusually stiff, compact, and high-precision structure. Read more

Largest Telescope in the World Driven by 2000+ PI Nano-Precision Actuators
PI wins contract from European South Observatory (ESO) for more than 2000 custom-designed hybrid actuators that will adjust 798 quarter ton segments in the primary mirror of the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT), located in the extremely dry environment of the Chilean Atacama Desert. Read more

New $15MM 108,000ft² Technology Center is Open
A clear confirmation of PI's commitment to future precision engineering innovations, Founder and President Dr. Karl Spanner explained, "There are no modern high-performance microchips being manufactured that PI is not involved in." Read more

Advances in Precision Motorized Positioning Systems: Selection Criteria
Motion drive and control technologies are advancing rapidly. This means engineers have access to an expanding spectrum of options to leverage previously unattainable performance and form factors. Read blog

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