Nidec Avtron Automation

Founded in 1953, Avtron is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of electrical control and test equipment for multiple industrial segments.

Avtron Aerospace, Inc. is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of electrical, electronic and hydraulic aircraft component test solutions. Avtron Aerospace continues to operate under the ownership of Avtron Holdings, LLC.

Avtron Industrial Automation, Inc., acquired by Nidec Corporation in 2012, manufactures AC & DC drive systems, diagnostic and productivity software, and encoders.

Avtron LoadBank, Inc. is the largest global manufacturer of power test equipment. Froment is part of Avtron Loadbank Inc., which was acquired by ASCO Power Technologies, a part of Emerson Electric Co.

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Nidec Avtron Automation Expands Service Department to Meet Growth

Nidec Avtron Automation is pleased to announce the expansion and reorganization of its Service Department to better serve its growing customer base. The Service Department has been grouped into three industry focused teams led by Regional Service Team Leaders. Nidec-Avtron’s entire Service Department is trained to install, commission and repair drive systems and encoders in [Read More]

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Four Steps to End Encoder Problems

In this webinar, Avtron Encoder Product Manager Brian Winter uncovers the biggest causes of encoder failure, and what you can do to eliminate these causes. Learn how to recognize problem(s), simplify mechanical issues on the outside and the inside of the encoder, and how to diagnose the encoder while operating Watch this webinar to learn: – What [Read More]

Understanding Encoders

by Joe Kimbrell, Product manager, Drives, Motors and Motion, AutomationDirect How to select, apply and integrate the right encoder for your industrial automation application. Encoders are used to...

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Encoder Outputs Should Not Fail