Thinking Beyond to Reach the Next Level of Precision.
This is how we spark innovation.
Experience Our Technology Developments
We turn ideas into tangible results that make a difference.
Our Core Technologies
PI's portfolio is based on several core technologies reflecting our commitment to providing innovative solutions for precision positioning and motion control. For numerous applications, in various industries.
Piezo Drive & Positioning Technologies
Parallel Kinematics & Hexapod Technologies
Flexure Joint Technologies
Magnetic Drive & Levitation Technologies
Air Bearing Technologies
Control Strategies & Controllers
Electronic Circuit Design
Our R&D Capabilities
PI has always had a strong focus on research and development: We invest in expertise and expansion to continously expand our capabilities.
ExpertiseApplying extensive experience in precision positioning and its use in different markets, PI provides sound advice and new approaches along the planning and design process. We offer support early in the design phase to determine optimal solutions for specific applications – always taking into account feasibility, profitability, and required timeline.
R&D FocusApprox. 200 development engineers on 3 continents fill PI’s constantly evolving technology pipeline with more than 400 new developments per year. To maintain our global innovation backbone of more than 500 patents to date, we put emphasis on reinvesting a significant part of our turnover in R&D.
ScalabilityOur broad portfolio enables us to efficiently configure according to customer needs – from small components to multi-axis systems, from small to large quantities, from standard products to highly customized solutions. To achieve the required performance, PI realizes flexible configuration and application-specific adaptation of orders combining different drive technologies and motion axes. For this purpose, our controller and software platform enables uniform operation and simple integration, regardless of the drive technologies used.
ProfitabilityOur systems’ space-optimized design and high power density enable the development of machines with maximum throughput in the smallest space. Making the best possible use of available installation space while achieving higher yields results in a high return on investment in relation to the unit produced.
FacilitiesIn line with our high quality standards, we have a designated 185 sqm of ISO class 5 cleanroom for vacuum & cryo application projects.
Vertical IntegrationOur customers benefit from our technological breadth and vertical range of manufacturing: We offer different levels of integration and choose the proper technological solution for the application, designing our products and systems so that they optimally fit into our customers’ applications and are quickly ready for operation.
Innovation PartneringThrough harnessing synergies and collaborating with customers and partners from our network around the globe along with our competencies and capacities, we are able to tread new paths and develop technologies that go beyond what is possible today.
We look forward to your projects and challenges to push the limits of what is technically possible together with you.