WOOD DALE, IL — Danaher Motion today announced that the 300,000th axis of its SynqNet® motion and I/O network was shipped in August 2007, and since SynqNet’s introduction in 2003 more than 303,000 axes have been installed worldwide, making it the fastest growing motion network available today. Danaher Motion attributes much of the rapid SynqNet adoption rate to machinery builders in the medical imaging, packaging, machine tool, robotics, semiconductor, printed circuit board manufacturing/assembly and flat panel display industries who want to design a differentiated digital machine through the proven performance, intelligent software, modularity, reliability, serviceability and the digital system visibility that SynqNet provides.
SynqNet delivers industry-leading motion performance, a broad selection of interoperable components, and the ability to tailor SynqNet software for a truly differentiated digital machine, all at a competitive price. Global servo suppliers now offer over 130 different SynqNet products ranging from standard servo and stepper amplifiers, I/O devices and custom multi-axis integrated products for a wide range of applications. SynqNet suppliers include Danaher Motion, Yaskawa Electric, Sanyo Denki, Advanced Motion Control, Nidec Sankyo, Glentek, Trust Automation, Tamagawa Seiki, ProDrive, Global Motion & Supply Inc. and Soonhan Engineering.
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