Physik Instrumente announces acquisition of ACS Motion Control

Motion control and nanopositioning systems global leader PI (Physik Instrumente) announced the acquisition of 80% of the Israeli-based company, ACS Motion Control, a developer and manufacturer of controllers and drives for multi-axis systems. With this investment, PI is better able to serve industrial customers with tailored systems that can be integrated into a variety of automation environments. One such use is PI’s range of multi-axis air bearing linear stages with magnetic direct drive that are suitable for precision material processing, inspection systems, mounting applications or digital printing. ACS will continue to be independent within the PI Group, the management will not change, and they will continue to supply existing