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1/22/2013 | Authoritative Guide to Linear Motion Systems Now Available from Thomson

WOOD DALE, IL – Thomson introduces the comprehensive Linear Motion Systems catalog. This 230+ page guide details the features, specifications, dimensions and ordering information for the company’s complete family of linear units and accessories. Users will also benefit from illustrated application examples, selection guidelines and educational engineering reference material to assist in identifying the optimum linear motion system for the application.

“Often the ideal design solution is not about finding the fastest, sturdiest, most accurate or even the least expensive option; rather it is the optimal balance of performance, life and cost,” says Rob Gallagher, Marketing Communications Manager for Thomson. “In that light Thomson has several advantages that make us the supplier of choice for motion control technology. We offer the broadest standard product offering of mechanical motion technologies in the industry and modified versions of standard product or white sheet design solutions are routine for us. Machine builders who choose Thomson also gain access to over 70 years of global application experience in a wide range of industries including packaging, factory automation, material handling, medical, clean energy, printing, automotive, machine tool, aerospace and defense.”

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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