Motion control components are moving up for the fifth straight quarter, increasing in 2016 by 13.6% to $858.4 million, according the Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA).
Nearly three-quarters of motion control and motor manufacturers expect that trend to continue, due to the growth of advanced manufacturing.
“We’re seeing strong growth and in some cases, record growth in investment in automation technologies across all three of our industry groups – motion control, robotics and machine vision,” said Dana Whalls, VP of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), MCMA’s parent company. “More companies are using these technologies to reach into new markets, increase productivity and to provide good jobs for their workers,”
Here are five of the latest motion control products out there.