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5/16/2011 | New Guide to Food Processing Motion Optimized Details Thomson Expertise and Technology in Food Processing Applications

WOOD DALE, IL – Thomson introduces Food Processing Motion Optimized - a new guide to utilizing mechanical and electromechanical motion components to maximize flexibility and production efficiency in food processing applications.  

The guide provides an overview of the company’s motion expertise as applied in the food processing industry, and provides specific illustrated examples of motion solutions in bread robot, skewer/assembly, food vending, food press and de-boning applications. Users will also find a helpful overview of Thomson motion technologies used in food processing applications, including RoundRail linear guides and components, profile rails, lead and ball screws, clutches and brakes, gearheads, linear actuators, precision linear actuators, and linear motion systems. 

“The unmatched depth and breadth of our product line encourages designs that don’t compromise, and our commitment to technology-agnostic solutions ensures this,” says Rob Gallagher, Thomson Marketing Communications Manager, Global.  “We also have the ability to test the application load and movement profiles prior to building the machine.  This enables us to develop optimal solutions that can be trusted to deliver the high performance, longevity, washability and corrosion-resistance demanded of food processing applications.”

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.

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