Profile: Allied Motion Technologies Inc (AMOT.O)
11 Jul 2014
Allied Motion Technologies Inc. (Allied Motion), incorporated in 1962, designs, manufactures and sells motors, electronic motion controls, gearing and optical encoders to a range of customers throughout the world. The Company sells components individually and also provides integrated motion control solutions to customers. The Company sells its products through its own direct sales force and manufacturer's reps and distributors. System solutions are provided out of the Company's North American and European Solution Centers. The products are manufactured at the Company's facilities and at contract manufacturing facilities in China and Eastern Europe. Allied Motion has solution centers in North America and Europe. Many of the system solutions provided to customers include components from the Company's various technology units (TUs). Allied Motion is organized into seven TUs: Emoteq Corporation (Allied Motion Tulsa-Tulsa, Oklahoma), Motor Products Corporation (Allied Motion Owosso-Owosso, Michigan), Stature Electric, Inc. (Allied Motion Watertown-Watertown, New York), Allied Motion Controls (Allied Motion Amherst-Amherst, New York and Allied Motion Canada-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada), Precision Motor Technology B.V. (Allied Motion Dordrecht-Dordrecht, The Netherlands), Ostergrens Elmotor AB (Allied Motion Stockholm-Stockholm, Sweden), and Ostergrens Changzhou (Allied Motion-Changzhou). Effective October 18, 2013, the Company acquired Globe Motors, Inc. from Safran USA, Inc.
Allied Motion's technologies are used in the medical and health care industries include surgical robots, prosthetics, electric powered surgical hand pieces, programmable pumps to meter and administer infusions associated with chemotherapy, pain control and antibiotics; nuclear imaging systems, automated pharmacy dispensing equipment, kidney dialysis equipment, respiratory ventilators, and heart pumps, wheel chairs, scooters, stair lifts, patient lifts, patient handling tables and beds. In electronics, the Company's products are used in the handling, inspection, and testing of components and in the automation and verification of final products, such as personal computers (PC's), game equipment and cell phones. The Company's motors are used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems of trucks, buses, recreational vehicles (RV's), boats and off-road construction/farming equipment.
The Company's products are also utilized in vehicles using alternative fuel systems, such as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), fuel cell and hybrid vehicles. The Company's geared motor products are utilized in automated material handling vehicles/robots, commercial grade floor cleaners, commercial building equipment, such as welders, cable pullers and assembly tool. The Company’s several products are used in a variety of military/defense applications including inertial guided missiles, mid range munitions systems, weapons systems on armed personnel carriers, unmanned vehicles and in security and access control in camera systems, door access control and in airport screening and scanning devices. Other end products utilizing the Company's technology include high definition printers; tunable lasers and spectrum analyzers for the fiber optic industry; processing equipment for the semiconductor industry, as well as ticket and cash dispensing machines.
Allied Motion Tulsa
Allied Motion Tulsa designs, manufactures and markets brushless direct current (DC) motors, including servo motors, frameless motors, torque motors, high speed (60,000 revolutions per minute (RPM)+) slotless motors and encoders and motor/encoder assemblies. Markets served include medical equipment, semiconductor, industrial, and aerospace and defense.
Allied Motion Owosso
Allied Motion Owosso designs and manufactures engineered fractional horsepower permanent magnet DC and brushless DC motors serving a range of original equipment applications.
The motors are used in mobile HVAC systems, actuation systems, and specialty and general purpose pumps in a variety of markets including trucks, buses, boats, RV's, off-road vehicles, health, fitness, medical and industrial equipment.
Allied Motion Watertown
Allied Motion Watertown designs and manufactures gearing solutions in both stand-alone and integrated gearing/motor configurations for the commercial and industrial equipment, healthcare, medical and non-automotive transportation markets. The component products are sold primarily to original equipment manufacturers (OEM'S) that use them in their end products.
Allied Motion Controls
Allied Motion Controls designs, develops, and manufactures motion control technology, including integrated power electronics, digital controls and network communications for motor control and power conversion. Allied Motion Controls has established customers in a range of industries and markets.
Allied Motion Dordrecht
Allied Motion Dordrecht designs and manufactures fractional horsepower brushless DC motors with or without integrated electronics and coreless DC motors. The products are used in a variety of medical, industrial and commercial aviation applications, such as dialysis equipment, industrial ink jet printers, cash dispensers, bar code readers, laser scanning equipment, fuel injection systems, HVAC actuators, waste water treatment, dosing systems for the pharmaceutical industry, textile manufacturing and document handling equipment.
Allied Motion Stockholm
Allied Motion Stockholm designs and manufactures motor drive electronics and integrates them with motors, gearing and feedback devices which are sold as systems. These products are sold to OEM customers throughout Europe and are used in a variety of industrial, commercial and medical applications, including alternative energy and electric vehicle applications, medical instrumentation and test equipment applications and other industrial and commercial applications.
Allied Motion Technologies Inc
SUITE 4, 455 COMMERCE DRIVE
AMHERST NY 14228-2313