Dunkermotoren Acquires Copely Motion Systems
August 5, 2011—Dunkermotoren with its headquarters in Bonndorf/Black Forest, Germany, invests in the expansion of their drive technology product portfolio and has taken over the business of Copely Motion Systems (CMS) with its headquarters in Basildon, east of London. CMS develops and manufactures highly dynamic linear motors. "We expand our range of solutions for existing customers and market segments," is the explanation for the acquisition by Dunkermotoren managing director Nikolaus Gräf. Dunkermotoren currently develops and manufactures customized solutions based on rotary drives, namely brushless and brush-type DC motors with integrated power and control electronics. Within a modular system, these motors are combined with specifically developed and manufactured planetary and worm gearboxes as well as with encoders and brakes. With the acquisition of the linear motor manufacturer CMS, Dunkermotoren is determined to further develop and strengthen its favorable market position. CMS are counted among the innovation leaders in linear direct drives. "Technology and product lines are logical complements. The extended product portfolio gives our globally positioned sales team the chance to offer even more comprehensive packages of service to the customer," Gräf says.
With the acquisition of the linear motor manufacturer CMS, Dunkermotoren is determined to further develop and strengthen its market position.