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Photonics Buyers' Guide / PI (Physik Instrumente) LP, Sub. of Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG, Motion Control, Air Bearings, Piezo Mechanics
PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.

PI (Physik Instrumente) LP
Sub. of Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG
Motion Control, Air Bearings, Piezo Mechanics

Map16 Albert St.
Auburn, MA 01501
United States
Phone: +1 508-832-3456
Fax: +1 508-832-0506
PI provides the broadest and deepest portfolio of precision motion technologies worldwide— including linear motors, air bearings, piezo drives, gantries, nanopositioning stages, and hexapod 6-axis platforms. Two of our products were selected for NASA’s Mars Rover Curiosity science lab due to their excellent performance and reliability. 1,300+ employees worldwide, US custom design and manufacturing. 

Product Examples and Experience:
• Air Bearing Linear and Rotary Stages
• Gantry Multi-Axis Motion Sub-Systems
• Piezo positioning systems (subnanometer precision)
• Hexapod 6-axis parallel-kinematic positioning systems
• Ultra-precision rotation stages
• Motorized precision linear translation stages and linear actuators
• Photonics alignment systems / automated fiber alignment
• PICMA® piezo actuators 100 billion cycles life tested
• Ultrafast beam steering mirrors / tip/tilt positioners
• Custom motion systems for beamline instrumentation
• Several types of long-travel piezo motors
• Microscope stages, short & long travel
• Miniature positioning stages
• Advanced digital motion controllers (improved linearity, trajectory control, settling).
• Precision closed-loop motion controllers
• Capacitive sensors for nanopositioning applications
• High-voltage piezo amplifiers, drivers
• 40-plus years of experience
• Expert global support
Established: 1970
Employees: 1400
Facility area (sq ft): 450,000
Ownership type: Privately Owned
Brian Lula, President
David Rego, Vice President/General Manager
Stefan Vorndran, VP, Technical Services/Marketing
Phil Greene, VP Engineering


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