Thomson Industries, Inc.

Who we are

With more than 70 years of motion control innovation and quality, Thomson is the industry’s premier producer of Linear Ball Bushing® Bearings and Profile Rail Bearings, 60 Case® Shafting, ground, whirled and rolled Ball Screws, Lead Screws, Glide Screws, Screw Jacks, Linear Actuators and Precision Linear Actuators, Lifting Columns, Gearheads, Clutches & Brakes, Linear Axis, and related accessories.

Thomson invented the Linear Ball Bushing Bearing in 1945, and has set the standard ever since with an unsurpassed set of mechanical motion control solutions serving global commercial and aerospace & defence markets. Thomson Industries, Inc. has facilities in North America, Europe and Asia with over 2000 distributor locations around the world.

Our values

Often the ideal motion control solution for machine builders is not about finding the fastest, sturdiest, most accurate or even least expensive option. Rather, the ideal solution is the optimal balance of performance, life and cost. Thomson is best positioned to help you most quickly configure the optimal mechanical motion control solution for your application.