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Let us build the right motion solution for you

Dover Motion’s core strength is collaborating with our clients to understand their project and configure the right motion solution to fit their unique application. With more than 50 years of experience, we understand your needs, industry, and application, and can provide you the flexibility needed to hit even the most challenging cost and schedule targets.

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Reusing modules where appropriate to minimize risks and drive faster time to market

Balancing onsite machining and offshore sourcing for fast prototyping and low-cost production

Leveraging agile supply chain to continuously drive faster lead times

Collaborating with clients to create innovative motion solutions

Applying 50 years of experience to your specific industry and application

Designing and manufacturing motion systems that fit seamlessly into your instrument

Experts for hire

We have more than five decades of experience creating motion solutions for the life sciences, diagnostics, and factory automation industries, designing multi-axis stages for applications such as imaging, optics, focusing, positioning, and motion control.

In working with Dover Motion, your internal team of engineers can focus on your core technology while we focus on ours. Making things move is what we do. We specialize in overcoming all sorts of motion challenges, from controlling motion at the nanometer level to driving high frame rates and critical focus in automated imaging systems.

Proven processes to keep projects on budget and on time

Dover Motion is part of Fortive (NYSE: FTV), a $6B+ Fortune 500 company, and we have deep roots in the Fortive Business System (FBS). FBS is a framework focused on continuous improvement, customer-centric processes, visual management and lean manufacturing.

All employees are trained in the tools of FBS which are designed to eliminate waste, minimize risk, ensure on-time delivery, promote safety, and provide our clients with a superior experience. FBS coupled with the purchasing power and reach that come with being part of a Fortune 500 company, allows us to provide our clients with customized motion solutions that meet any cost or timeline goal.

Examples of success

Read through this selection of case studies to see examples of custom motion systems we’ve developed for our clients. Browse through all of our case studies here.

Cell Morphology Imaging

Through concurrent and collaborative engineering, Dover Motion designed a compact custom XYZ stage solution to produce high-precision cell imaging in parallel with the instrument design.

Fluorescence Microscopy Compact XYZ Stage

Dover Motion worked closely with Invetech to define the motion system requirements and tightly integrate the hardware in the overall instrument design.

3D Metrology XY Stage

To minimize the overall size, Dover Motion used compact stepper motors with integrated lead screws. Placing the motors within the stage structure enabled all wiring to be concealed and to exit at the bottom of the stage.

We speak your language

This is your project and we are here to help. Dover Motion clients can communicate directly with the engineers working on their project and maintain an iterative dialogue throughout the design process. We understand your industry and workflow and will work with you to build the right motion solution that will integrate seamlessly into your system and achieve both your motion and cost goals.

Here for the long run

Dover products are as reliable as the Dover Motion team. Many of our products have been in the field for decades, running reliably in incredibly challenging conditions such as the crowded confines of a diagnostics instrument or the high-vacuum setting of outer space.

Building the right solution for your application

With more than 50 years of experience in the life sciences, diagnostics, and factory automation industries, we understand your needs and industry and can provide you the flexibility you need to hit your cost and schedule targets. Contact us today to talk about how we can collaborate on your next project.

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