PI Group – Unique in Piezo Technology and Precision Positioning
No other company in the world offers a broader and deeper portfolio of precision motion technologies than the PI Group. Continuous growth through the development of novel products and technologies is one of the main characteristics of the PI Group.
With more than 850 highly qualified employees all over the world, research and manufacturing centers on three continents and subsidiaries in 13 countries, the PI Group is in a position to fulfill almost any requirement with regard to innovative precision motion technology.
PI was founded more than four decades ago and is considered today a global market and technology leader in the field of precision positioning technology with accuracies to the subnanometer range. At the development and manufacturing site in Karlsruhe, more than 350 employees work on high-resolution drive systems and positioning solutions.
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PI Ceramic – Piezo Technology Specialist
PI Ceramic currently employs 200 people. It was founded in Lederhose (Thuringia, Germany) in 1992 as development and manufacturing site for piezoelectric transducers. Today, it is one of the world leaders in the field of piezo actuators and sensors used for wealth of applications, reaching from precision positioning to metrology, and from ultrasound generation to energy recovery.
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PI miCos – Motion Control and Systems Integration
PI miCos, founded in 1990 in Eschbach, Germany, joined the PI Group in 2011. With currently more than 90 employees, the company develops, produces and markets unique systems and components for high-precision positioning applications throughout the world. It mainly focuses on positioning technology under vacuum conditions, air-bearing solutions, linear motors and integration of complex systems such as used in beamline instrumentation.
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PI (Physik Instrumente) offers shorter lead times for selected piezo-based positioning systems and nanopositioning controllers. This enables even faster prototype set-up and faster integration of products into the application environment for customers of PI.
With immediate effect, Scott Jordan is head of the newly defined photonics market segment in the globally active PI Group. He is well known in the community for his passion and engagement and has earned himself a very good reputation and his expertise makes him ideally suited for this position.
Stéphane Bussa takes over the responsibility for Sales and Marketing at PI (Physik Instrumente)
The Smallest Parallel-Kinematic Piezo System for Travel Ranges to 100 µm: P-616 NanoCube® for Precision Positioning on Three Spatial Axes
The new P-616 NanoCube® from PI (Physik Instrumente) is extremely compact and offers identical dynamics, precision and velocity on all three motion axes with loads of up to 50 grams. This makes it suitable for example, for use in fiber alignment, microscopy or in precision manufacturing.
The Next Generation of Adaptive Optics: PI (Physik Instrumente) and the Fraunhofer IOF Support Visualization of Exoplanets in the E-ELT
In cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (IOF), PI (Physik Instrumente) is developing a new actuator concept for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), which is currently being planned by the European Southern Observatory (ESO).