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Physik Instrumente takes over activities of engineering company IBS

13.01.2023 -

Physik Instrumente has taken over a total of 53 employees and the existing business of the engineering company IBS in a new company as of January 1, 2023.


Physik Instrumente expands Eschbach site

06.12.2022 -

Physik Instrumente is investing around 16 million euros in the expansion of its site in Eschbach, thereby tripling its capacity there.


PI inaugurates new company headquarters in Karlsruhe

11.11.2022 -

Management and global corporate functions have already moved to the modern office building


Physik Instrumente creates space for further manufacturing capacity

05.08.2022 -

Physik Instrumente has acquired an additional building in the immediate vicinity of its headquarters, into which various global corporate functions are moving. This will...

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Physik Instrumente grows by 27 percent in fiscal 2021

21.04.2022 -

Physik Instrumente achieved a 27 percent increase in sales in fiscal year 2021. The Karlsruhe-based company also started 2022 with the highest order intake in the company...


Physik Instrumente buys Japanese manufacturer of granite base plates

17.03.2021 -

Physik Instrumente (PI) has acquired all shares in the Japanese company Precision Granite W Co. Ltd. (PGW). The acquisition was completed on February 25, 2021.

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The winners of the inspect award 2021

20.11.2020 -

The winners of the inspect award have been announced! A jury consisting of Anne Wendel, machine vision specialist in the Robotics + Automation Association at VDMA, Thomas...

Physik Instrumente appoints new sales director

20.11.2020 - Effective November 9, Tony Beswick assumed responsibility for sales of the product, service and solution offering within the EMEA region at Physik Instrumente (PI). Beswick grew up...

Dutch integrator relies on components from Physik Instrumente

16.04.2020 - The Dutch system integrator Tegema and Physik Instrumente (PI) are cooperating to develop automated systems for assembly and packaging in the photonics industry. At the core of...

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Precision and throughput for electronics manufacturing

03.04.2020 - Industry 4.0, internet of things, cloud computing, autonomous driving, electronic health, augmented reality or artificial intelligence benefit from advanced technology that the...

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Miniaturized Piezo Tube Actuators in Scanning Probe Microscopy

23.05.2019 - Scanning probe methods in microscopy allow topographic images with a resolution in the sub-nanometer range. In AFM (Atomic Force Microscopy), the scanning force microscope guides...

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Noncontact Measuring of Aspheric Lenses

08.04.2019 - For manufacturers, testing the aspheric shape accuracy is a considerable challenge: It requires measuring the tiniest deviations in shape in the nanometer range while making short...

PI Appoints Head of Segment Marketing for Microscopy & Life Sciences

26.03.2018 - With effect from March 1, Dr. Thomas Bocher has taken over the responsibility at PI (Physik Instrumente) for global business development in the field of Microscopy & Life Sciences...

PI is Committing Itself to New Service Concepts

12.02.2018 - Globalization continues to advance and in the meantime, high-precision positioning systems are being used all over the world, both in scientific fields and in industry. In order to...

PI Presents a New Catalog for Positioning Solutions Using Piezo Systems

08.01.2018 - The new catalog for piezo positioning from PI (Physik Instrumente) is 240 pages strong. The catalog shows all available standard products that use piezo actuators as their drive...

PI (Physik Instrumente) Appoints Scott Jordan as Head of the Photonics Market Segment

07.12.2016 - With immediate effect, Scott Jordan is head of the newly defined photonics market segment in the globally active PI Group. He is well known in the community for his passion and...

Physik Instrumente (PI) appoints Stéphane Bussa as Vice President of Sales & Marketing

17.11.2016 - Stéphane Bussa takes over the responsibility for Sales and Marketing at PI (Physik Instrumente) with immediate effect and sets a clear target for the leading supplier of motion...

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Automatic Focus Adjustment

04.08.2009 - It is difficult to imagine microscopy in biotechnology or clinical and pharmaceutical research without automation technology. Many applications in industrial surface inspection...

Products from this company


Compact, piezo-based lens positioning systems

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co.KG -

Physik Instrumente (PI) has completely revised its portfolio of compact vertical positioning systems for microscope objectives - PIFOC. Significant improvements are...


Capturing the Scene Perfectly

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co.KG - Taking sharp pictures despite poor lighting conditions, taking snapshots without blurring, recognizing traffic signs and road markings, or identifying dangerous situations for...


Physik Instrumente: Hexapod H-860

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co.KG - The H-860 is specifically designed to test the image stabilization function in camera systems, smart phones and camera modules. In contrast to the design of the Stewart-Gough...


Positioning System with High Long-Term Stability

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co.KG - In the semiconductor industry or photonics applications, components often need to be precisely positioned for each single processing step and then held in a stable position...


CIPA certified: Hexapods Test Image Stabilization

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co.KG - Obtaining razor-sharp images without using a tripod and at the same time, compensate for natural and artificial motion is currently one of the decisive factors for both cameras and...


Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co.KG

Auf der Römerstr. 1
76228 Karlsruhe

+49 721 4846-0
+49 721 4846-1019

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