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February is American Heart Month

February 1, 2016

Poor diet, lack of exercise and other major risk factors for heart disease and stroke are responsible for at least 25 percent of companies’ healthcare costs. Is it any wonder that investing in the health of employees is one of the best... Read more about February is American Heart Month

Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

January 18, 2016

As easy as it is today, cleaning the floors were as difficult and time consuming years ago. There are in today’s market, equipment that make sweeping and/or scrubbing that surface very quick indeed. Take the Advance Captor as a very good... Read more about Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

Are you treating your customers like dogs?

December 15, 2015

Having recently been introduced to a shameful statistic, I thought it timely to give you my opinion on this subject. See if you can swallow this dose of reality: When interviewed, travel agents believe they retain 78% of their paying customers.... Read more about Are you treating your customers like dogs?

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New French Language Translation Makes Fully Functional in 11 Languages

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Thomson Industries, Inc. announces that the company’s website - - is now fully translated and functional in French. The site is also available in English, German, Chinese, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish (Latin America), Swedish and Turkish. Visitors can easily change the language of choice with the “Select Your Language” button at the top right hand corner of the website. is a content-rich site that provides quick and easy access to the company’s comprehensive family of mechanical and electromechanical motion control solutions. In addition to delivering all necessary product information, visitors can navigate solutions by industry and benefit from an extensive suite of support resources and design tools to help machine builders quickly configure an optimal linear motion solution for their application.

Visitors to will also find a robust Online Thomson Education Center with technical training videos to help machine builders properly select and apply industrial linear actuators, square rails, round rails, ball screws, gearheads, clutches and brakes. In addition, provides a wealth of additional freely available educational resources and design tools to help OEMs make informed mechanical and electromechanical motion control decisions, including:

  • Live and archived webinars and technical articles on a wide array of motion control topics
  • Solution Center – an interactive knowledgebase that provides technically substantive answers to a broad range of questions on the selection, application, installation, maintenance and general use of motion components and systems
  • Product Selectors – attribute-based product selection tools
  • Configurable and downloadable 2D and 3D interactive models
  • Linear MOTIONEERING® - application-based sizing and selection for linear motion systems, as well as ball and lead screws
  • Linear MOTIONEERING®: 60 Case LinearRace Shafting - web-based tool to customize machined 60 Case® LinearRace Shafting
  • Micron MOTIONEERING® - application-based sizing and selection for gearheads
  • EngineersCALC – a powerful and simple-to-use engineering calculator for , iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android and Blackberry users
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