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February 2011

Numatic Engineering Unveils New Website!

We've got a new look! On our website, that is.

We at Numatic Engineering are proud to debut our new website, at www.numaticengineering.com. There, you will find an easy-to-navigate snapshot of everything Numatic Engineering offers to help your business run better, stronger, faster and more efficiently. And of course, this includes plenty of information about our favorite automated friends, robots!

We think the new Numatic Engineering website is not only informative, but also a good read that’s easy on the eyes, too. So, why not pour yourself a cup of coffee and check it out? Better yet, pay us a visit, be one of the first 250 people to ask us how we can help your business, and we’ll supply the coffee and a new mug, too!

Just click through to www.numaticengineering.com and then click on “Contact Us.” As part of your reply, make sure to request your FREE coffee mug and $5 Starbucks gift card. Voila! The coffee is on us, and you’ll have a brand spankin’ new Numatic Engineering mug to remind you where you can turn for state-of-the-art automation solutions.

We're proud of our 55-year-plus history of helping our clients thrive, and we're also proud to unveil our new website to help provide you the information you'll need to make Numatic Engineering your No. 1 choice for automation solutions. Thanks to all for your support and friendship, and we'll see you at www.numaticengineering.com!

All the best,
Steve Leach
[email protected]

Get Free Servo Gear from


Numatic Engineering is looking for two lucky customers who can put some of Mitsubishi’s newest servo equipment to great use. Here’s how you can win a free MR-Q100 single-axis motion controller AND a MR-J3- D01 I/O unit, along with free software: Tell us about your application for this equipment, and why it would be the ideal solution for your needs. Mitsubishi will give away two sets of MR-Q100 and MR-J3-D01 equipment to the two customers who come up with the best applications and agree to purchase the accompanying servo motor and amp.

The possible applications for this hot servo
setup include:

  • Flying Knife — cut to length.
  • Following applications — conveyor tracking.
  • Registration applications — label printing.

Or, perhaps you have a great idea for a new application of this state-of-the-art equipment! To enter your application, contact your Numatic Engineering representative, or call us at (800) 247-2957. We’re looking forward to hearing your great ideas!


See more info about this solution here.


Balluff Micropulse PF:
The Perfect Fit!


Accuracy is everything! In today’s complex and increasingly efficient manufacturing processes, linear position sensors play a vital role in making sure the automated manufacturing equipment performs the right function, at the right time, and in the right place. At Numatic Engineering, we are proud to offer our clients the most accurate and efficient linear positions sensors on the market, from Balluff Sensors Worldwide.

Providing accurate, reliable, continuous position feedback is only the start. Linear position sensors must also deliver value by being easy to install and easy to use, without taking up valuable space. Balluff’s Micropulse PF-series linear transducer is the Perfect Fit. The Micropulse PF provides accurate, reliable linear position feedback in a sleek, low-profile anodized aluminum housing. Incorporating time-tested, field-proven noncontact magnetostrictive sensing technology, the Micropulse PF represents an unmatched combination of performance, usability and value.

  • Low-profile, space-saving housing
  • Non-contact magnetostrictive technology
  • Absolute analog output
  • Stroke lengths up to 180”
  • Accurate, rugged, and reliable
  • 5-day standard delivery


At Numatic Engineering, we know how important accuracy and reliability are for your operation. Please call us at (800) 247-2957 to find out how Balluff’s linear position sensors can help!

See more info on this product here.

You’re Invited! Electro-Pneumatic Technology Training

Join us! SMC Corporation of America is hosting a two-day training class, Los Angeles - 210M.16 Electro-Pneumatic Technology, that will give you knowledge and confidence on electro-pneumatic control systems.

The two-day class, scheduled 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 15 and 16 at SMC headquarters in Tustin, will help you:

  • Understand the construction and function of electro-pneumatic control systems components.
  • Identify and use control schematics.
  • Design, build and troubleshoot electro-pneumatic circuits.

The two-day course will cover a wide gamut of topics in fluid power training, including structure of electro-pneumatic systems, proximity sensors, sequence control systems, directional control valves, construction and operation of electrical components, and much more. We hope to see you there!

Learn more about this training class here.

VIP Video Tour

Take a VIP Video Tour of our Sun Valley headquarters and learn more about why Numatic Engineering's expertise, service and inventory make us California's premier resource for automation solutions, products and services.

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Grab a Sandwich and a Solution!

The best way to learn more about how we can provide value to you is to schedule a VIP Tour and visit our facility. Another option is to schedule a "Lunch and Learn" at your facility. We'll bring the lunch and selection of products tailored to your needs; you provide the meeting space and the inquisitive minds. "Lunch and Learn" is the ideal and most cost effective way for your design team to interact with the latest in automation technologies, and to brainstorm new ideas.


To schedule a "Lunch and Learn" at your facility, call us today at (800)247-2957