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  1. Motorized Rotary Stage with High Precision with Air Bearing and Vacuum Option Jun 10, 2013

    A variety of high resolution rotation positioners for instrumentation and automation is offered by PI miCos.

  2. Nano-Indentation / Materials Testing w/ Scanning Probe Microscopy / Piezo Stages Jul 6, 2011

    A flexible nano-indentation system by Micro Materials Ltd. offers a variety of methods for materials characterization, including nano-indentation, nano-impact and nano-scratch and wear measurements.

  3. Nanopositioning Systems Catalog: Piezo Stages, Motors, Controllers Jun 8, 2011

    PI, a leading manufacturer of nanopositioning stages & precision motion-control equipment for bio-medical, semiconductor, imaging & nanotechnology applications, releases a new nanopositioning catalog.

  4. AFM Scanner Catalog: Planar Piezo Stages for Atomic Force Microscopes, SPM Mar 29, 2011

    Piezo nanopositioning stage specialist PI has released a new catalog on planar piezo scanners for Atomic Force Microscopy and Scanning Probe Microscopes.

  5. Ultrasonic Motor Linear Actuator for Precision Automation Jan 28, 2011

    PI's new M-272 linear actuator for automation applications based on a maintenance-free PILine® ultrasonic ceramic piezo motor. * Fast: 200 mm/sec (8”/sec) * Travel range 50 mm

PI Group – Unique in Piezo Technology and Precision Positioning

No other company in the world offers a broader and deeper portfolio of precision motion technologies than the PI Group. Continuous growth through the development of novel products and technologies is one of the main characteristics of the PI Group.

With more than 700 highly qualified employees all over the world, research and manufacturing centers on three continents and subsidiaries in 13 countries, the PI Group is in a position to fulfill almost any requirement with regard to innovative precision motion technology.

Physik Instrumente (PI) – Precision Positioning for Industry and Research


PI was founded more than four decades ago and is considered today a global market and technology leader in the field of precision positioning technology with accuracies to the subnanometer range. At the development and manufacturing site in Karlsruhe, more than 350 employees work on high-resolution drive systems and positioning solutions.

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PI Ceramic – Piezo Technology Specialist


PI Ceramic currently employs 200 people. It was founded in Lederhose (Thuringia, Germany) in 1992 as development and manufacturing site for piezoelectric transducers. Today, it is one of the world leaders in the field of piezo actuators and sensors used for wealth of applications, reaching from precision positioning to metrology, and from ultrasound generation to energy recovery.

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PI miCos – Motion Control and Systems Integration


PI miCos, founded in 1990 in Eschbach, Germany, joined the PI Group in 2011. With currently more than 60 employees, the company develops, produces and markets unique systems and components for high-precision positioning applications throughout the world. It mainly focuses on positioning technology under vacuum conditions, air-bearing solutions, linear motors and integration of complex systems such as used in beamline instrumentation.

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