Factory Automation is a market where Thomson linear motion products are used in large numbers. You can find Thomson products in the smallest most simple machine to the largest and most complex system imaginable. In short, wherever there is a need in a machine to push, pull, lift, tilt, turn or move something Thomson has a suitable product. Typical areas include:
  • Robots and manipulators
  • Pressing, cutting and gluing
  • Printing and scanning
  • Packaging, palletizing and dispensing
  • Welding, soldering and drilling
  • Automatic warehouses
  • Measuring and supervision
  • Assembly

Linear Bearings and Guides

Offering the best in quality, our Linear Guides are the industry standard in demanding applications. 


Ball Screws and Lead Screws 

Thomson is recognized as the global leader in linear motion technology and offers Ball Screws, Lead Screws, and Ball Splines.


Linear Motion Systems

Thomson LMS offers a wide variety of drive-type capabilities equipped in both ballscrew and belt designs. Click HERE for Linear Motioneering web-based sizing tools.


Linear and Precision Actuators

Thomson Actuators offer a wide range of stroke lengths and load forces to accommodate customer needs.
True Planetary Gearheads
Micron TRUE planetary gearheads are available in NEMA and metric frame sizes for all duty cycles. Click HERE for Micron Motioneering web-based sizing tools.
Clutches and Brakes
Thomson has a long manufacturing history of quality brakes and clutches including Friction and Wrap-spring.