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10/28/2015 | Thomson Recognized as 2015 Control Design Readers’ Choice in Linear Motion Actuator/Slide/Guide Category

10.28.2015, WOOD DALE, IL - Thomson Industries, Inc., has been recognized as Control Design magazine’s Readers’ Choice for technological excellence in the Linear Motion Actuator/Slide/Guide category. The Readers’ Choice awards are the result of a survey of subscribers who work for machine builders or system integrators and have the authority to specify, recommend or purchase industrial automation and control products.

Control Design sent the questionnaire to 17,974 of it’s magazine subscribers, who were asked to provide the name of the company they recognize as having the best service and support in each respective category. Thomson was ranked first, reflecting the quality of Thomson offering.

The range of high performance linear motion solutions within its portfolio is surely a factor in the clear lead Thomson had in this survey. Self-alignment, high accuracy, high load capacities, long travel life and designs that are robust in the harshest environments, are all featured across the range.

Its range of linear slides and guides includes ball bushing bearing and linear shafting systems, round and profile guide rails, pillow block bearings, lead screws, ball screws and more. It includes many pioneering technologies and innovations. Similarly, Thomson’s electric linear actuators include precision models with excellent power density and units that provide high performance over long life cycles.

Thomson solutions are designed to match application needs and enable designers to build machines without compromise. Its expertise in linear motion technology and solutions are supported by professional application advice and the latest online tools to ensure selection of the best product and design into the machine are easy to achieve. The vast array of precision engineered linear bearings, guides and actuators Thomson offers is also complemented by an efficient customization service to exactly match application needs if necessary.

About Thomson
With more than 70 years of motion control innovation and quality, Thomson Industries, Inc. is the industry’s premier producer of Linear Ball Bushing ® Bearings and Profile Rail Bearings, 60 Case ® Shafting, ground and Ball and Lead 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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