PI - Broadest & Deepest Portfolio in Precision Motion Technologies:

Micro to Nano - with Engineers who Match Your Application Needs to the most Appropriate Drive Technology

Solutions to Improve Productivity, Quality, and Precision

Hexapods solve demanding alignment applications including photonics, aerospace, and automotive production.

Piezo transducers smaller than 1mm can be used in endoscopy or in active implants.

Advanced motion controllers and motion stages can boost throughput in laser machining and processing.

Advanced error correction methods improve dynamic performance & accuracy of motion systems.

Sophisticated optimization algorithms align multiple photonic elements simultaneously.

“Rocking Crazy” – fine tuning of image stabilization algorithms with PI’s shaker hexapod.

Nanopositioning mechanisms improve imaging performance of Super Resolution Microscopes.

Advanced additive manufacturing now requires micron and sub-micron scale precision.

Piezo flexure platforms provide high dynamics, resolution, and stability.

High speed, long travel, and nanometer precision are no longer mutually exclusive.

2,000 actuators align the largest optical telescope in the world with nanometer accuracy.

Piezo actuators designed for 100 billion cycles without failures – good enough for NASA!


What's New 

PI's will showcase fast, high precision gantries for fiber alignment, multi-axis systems for laser processing applications, and more...

The newest addition to the E-727 piezo controller family is Ethercat® compatible, easily integrated into complex automation environments systems.

Unique linear motor stages: Matchbox-sized, 200mm/sec fast, 10 nanometer encoder resolution. Easy to control and integrate into industrial automation.


What We Make (Selection of Products)


Who We Are

PI is a leading manufacturer of precision motion & automation sub-systems and components including Piezo Mechanics, Air Bearings, Linear Motors, Hexapod 6-Axis Systems, Microscope Stages, Motor Controllers, Piezo Nanopositioning Systems, and Electroceramic Motors. Applications include photonics, bio-nanotechnology, medical devices, and semiconductor manufacturing.

PI has over 40 years of experience developing and manufacturing standard & custom precision motion products. PI has been ISO 9001 certified since 1994 and provides innovative, high-quality solutions for industry, OEM, and research.

PI is present worldwide, employing over 1,300 staff. With fifteen subsidiaries and design, manufacturing and service centers on 3 continents, we can provide and support the broadest spectrum of high precision motion systems in the world. 


Where You Can Talk to a PI Engineer

Trade Fairs & Events

Logo LASER

LASER World of PHOTONICS 2019

in Munich, Germany

Sensors Expo

in San Jose, CA, United States

Semicon West

in San Francisco, CA, United States
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