Linear guides have been utilized since the prehistoric age, with paintings of similar guides being used by workers in Egypt, although they did not come to common use as mechanical operatives until the early 20th century.
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Technico, Inc. is a leading, certified THK distributor. While there are numerous reasons it’s beneficial to order your THK products from Technico, this blog will highlight the 3 most significant incentives.
Ordering THK products from multiple distributors can be confusing, costly and risky. Technico, Inc. is an established sales and distribution organization known throughout the Linear Motion industry as a leading THK distributor. Technico, Inc. offers a full range of automation technologies to OEMs in a variety of industries. As an established, high-tech THK distribution organization,… Read more »
Get to Know Technico Based on Newton’s First Law of Motion, any object that doesn’t experience a net force will constantly move in a straight line at the same velocity, which is called linear motion. Every day we are surrounded by things that move in a linear motion. Whether in machine tools, robots, semiconductor production… Read more »
HEBRON — While many automotive-related companies are laying off employees and outsourcing abroad, a Hebron facility is doing the opposite. THK Manufacturing of America’s $2 million expansion will house the company’s new line of automotive castings, originally produced in Japan, said David Garbark, THK’s facilities and environmental engineer. He said the 12,000-square-foot expansion, which is… Read more »
Schaumburg, IL – (February 16, 2007) THK Manufacturing of America, Inc. (TMA), (Hebron, Ohio) has earned prestigious Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) member status. THK’s U.S. manufacturing facility also celebrates its 10th anniversary of manufacturing high quality THK products in the U.S. THK, through its manufacturing of actuators and related products, met the AMT’s requirement… Read more »
September 5, 2006 – To meet a wide range of application requirements, THK has developed new accuracy standards. The accuracy grades created by THK in 1973 have been adopted as the Global Standard. After 30 years, THK’s manufacturing capability has improved the accuracy standards of LM Guides. In addition to revising specifications, THK has added… Read more »
Schaumburg, IL – (June 12, 2006) Mr. Junichi Kuwabara, President of THK America, Inc., is proud to announce that on June 2, 2006 THK America, Inc., a subsidiary company of THK Co., Ltd. Japan, will celebrate twenty-five years of successful business operations and dynamic growth in North America. Mr. Kuwabara expresses his deep appreciation to… Read more »
Schaumburg, IL – (November 7, 2005) THK America, Inc., the global leader in mechanical motion solutions announces a new generation of complete motion control packages by forming a strategic alliance with Yaskawa Electric, the world’s largest producer of variable speed drives, servo controls and robotics. This new complete motion control package is the perfect fusion… Read more »