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The Leader in Motion Control Solutions

We are excited to introduce you to Celera Motion – the combined businesses of MicroE and Applimotion. Derived from the Latin word “celer” for quick and swift, the name Celera reflects our commitment to delivering motion control solutions that accelerate our customers’ ability to deliver innovative solutions to their markets. Celera Motion’s cohesive vision, expertise, technologies, and consultative team approach make us the trusted partner to help solve your most challenging motion control problems.

Celera Motion’s precision component and subsystem solutions solve application specific challenges for technology-driven medical and advanced industrial original equipment manufacturers around the world.

The MicroE and Applimotion product brand names and positioning remain unchanged, as does our long-standing and unwavering commitment to product quality and delivery.

Celera Motion is a member of GSI Group (NASDAQ: GSIG), a leading global supplier of precision photonic components and subsystems to OEM's in the Medical and Advanced Industrial markets. The key to our success is our global team of talented, experienced and customer-focused professionals that take utmost pride in partnering with customers to deliver technology solutions that achieve the best possible results within the target applications.

Developing Innovative Encoder Technologies Since 1994

MicroE was founded in 1994 to develop the world's most innovative encoder technologies, our products have been used by thousands of companies worldwide to solve a wide range of motion control applications. Our advanced encoder technology and application expertise has driven innovations in the design of machinery, equipment and instrumentation in many industries, including medical, industrial, robotics, automation, metrology, semiconductor manufacturing, packaging equipment, entertainment, energy, military, and scientific research.

Committed to Innovation, Customer Satisfaction, and Quality

Our success has resulted from three factors:

The development of superior technology;

Commitment to customer satisfaction through our focus on OEM customer requirements;

Adherence to quality through ISO 9001 and 13485.

Committed to OEM Support

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) expect close technical support from the beginning of the process. We start with consultation during your product concept phase. Together, we will establish form, fit, function, and performance targets for our encoders.

During your product design and production phases, our Rapid Customer Response (RCR) team and our web-based resources – which are controlled according to ISO standards – are available for applications and technical support.

The RCR team is critical when modifications to our standard encoders are needed to optimize an OEM customer's application. We regularly develop application-specific OEM solutions from our technology portfolio. MicroE’s direct sales force also provides support worldwide.

Serving a Broad Range of Industries

At Celera Motion, we meet the needs of a diverse range of industries. Today, OEM's worldwide in the motion control, metrology, medical / life sciences equipment, semiconductor, electronics assembly, test & measurement, and data storage industries have specified our products. They insist on MicroE products not just for performance, but because of our commitment to their success.

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Mercury Encoders: Design Guidelines for Customer Supplied Hubs (.pdf) (Encoders and Resolvers) MicroE Systems offers standard hubs for each of our standard rotary scales. Should customers want to design a hub themselves, this guidline describes the key factors that should be incorporated into... (View Full Article)
Mercury Encoders: Alignment of Rotary Scales (.pdf) (Encoders and Resolvers) This document describes two different methods of aligning rotary scales; 1. optically centering the grating pattern track using a CCD camera; 2. using two sensors to "electrically" center the grating. (View Full Article)