WALTHAM, Mass., April 28 -- Kollmorgen Corp. announced that it has agreed to purchase New England Affiliated Technologies (NEAT), based in Lawrence, Mass. NEAT is a 25-year veteran in the design and production of single-axis stages, x-y tables, integrated workstations, and air-bearing slides for industry applications requiring precise motion control. This is a perfect fit for Kollmorgen, said Gideon Argov, Kollmorgen's chairman and CEO. NEAT serves the next rung up the value ladder. They have the application experience and skills to combine our motors, drives, and servo systems with tables, slides, and workstations into precise positioning systems perfectly suited to the customer's need, especially in the field of linear motion control.