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8/26/2010 | New Guide to Medical Motion, Optimized, Details Thomson Expertise and Technology to High-Precision Medical Applications

WOOD DALE, IL – Thomson introduces Medical Motion Optimized - a new guide to high performance motion for medical applications. The guide provides an overview of the company’s motion expertise as applied in a vast array of high precision medical applications such as diagnostics/treatment, patient handling, rehabilitation equipment, and lab automation. Users will also find a helpful overview of Thomson motion technologies used in medical applications, including RoundRail Linear Bearings and Guides, profile rails, lead and ball screws, clutches and brakes, gearheads, linear actuators, precision linear actuators, and linear motion systems. Request a hard copy or download a PDF of the guide at

“High performance medical equipment manufacturers should engage trusted component and system suppliers such as Thomson from the design stage to expand options and shorten the design process. With more than seven decades of motion experience, Thomson can help create optimized and cost-effective medical equipment through superior technology and production processes, and the world’s broadest selection of standard products that can readily be modified to suit specific application needs,” says Rob Gallagher, Thomson Marketing Communications Manager, Global.

Thomson develops standard platforms that make nearly any design easily customizable, produces zero set-up products to get medical equipment manufacturers to market faster and more cost effectively, and provides extensive equipment testing to enable quick evaluation of the company’s products in varied medical applications. Request or download a copy of the guide to learn more about how these process advancements, coupled with highly engineered components and pre-assembled systems, can optimize medical equipment performance.

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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