PI Acquired Majority Shares in ACS Motion Control
Following this acquisition, PI is now in a strong position to serve industrial applications with customized complete systems that can be conveniently integrated into a wide variety of automation environments. After the takeover, ACS continues to be independent within the PI Group, the management will not change, and they will continue to supply existing customers.
Well-known for the high quality of its products, PI (Physik Instrumente) is one of the leading players in the global market for precision positioning technology. PI has been developing and manufacturing standard and OEM products with piezo or motor drives for 40 years. In addition to four locations in Germany, the PI Group is represented internationally by fifteen sales and service subsidiaries. ACS was founded in 1985, and develops, manufactures, and sells high-performance EtherCAT®-based controller and drive solutions for multi-axis drive systems. The ACS headquarters are located in Migdal Ha’Emek/IL, with sales and support centres in the USA, Germany, China, and South Korea.