Physik Instrumente

PI (Physik Instrumente) is the leading provider of precision motion and positioning systems.

Each year PI reinvests in its R&D, to continue to enhance and expand its broad portfolio of innovative actuation and positioning technologies using voice coil, magnetic, Piezo ceramic and Piezo drive technology.

Manufacturing everything in-house, PI provides customers with the flexibility, shorter lead-times and customization that they need.

Contact one of the UK based application specialists today, to discuss your precision engineering requirements.  >> click here

Award Winner

On April 12th 2016 at the National Motorcycle Museum, the prestigious Motion and Control Industry Awards took place. That evening, PI were awarded winner of "Manufacturer of the Year" and we are extremely proud to be recognised for all the hard work that has gone in to receiving this. 

Upon receiving this award PI UK's MD, Kevin Grimley said "I am proud that we have received the award as it properly recognises our commitment to customer service, quality and product reliability." 

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Our Technologies
PI Products Hexapod Nanopositioning Piezo technology

PI offers the largest portfolio of precision motion and positioning systems in the world.

Whether positioning an object on the nano or micron scale, with high or low force, a set velocity and with either a short or long travel range, PI will have the system for your needs.

Our comprehensive technology range of linear and rotary systems is complimented by PI's 6-axis Hexapod positioning robot. Capable of positioning on the micron scale with a load capacity of up to 2000kg.

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Our Customers


PI embrace both large and small customer projects. Our clients come from a wide range of industries including:

Customer Testimonials

"I recommend PI for all customers interested in reliable and precise micro and nanopositioning systems."

Dr Riccardo Degl'Innocenti - Cambridge University.

NASA tested PI for 100 billion life-cycles before including us on the Mars Curiosity Rover mission. PI are proud that we can say that our technology is officially "out-of-this-world".


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Technical Know How
  • What is Piezo Technology?
  • What is Nano-Positioning?
  • Where is this technology used?

Find the answers and learn why PI are leading the way in precision positioning solutions.  >> click here

Pre-Sales/Technical Support
Here to consult, not pitch.

PI recognise and understand that every customer is different and so are their projects and requirements.

Because of this, at PI we ensure that we maintain a customer focused approach to technical support, ensuring that we provide exactly the required level of engagement, before, during and after the project.

Contact a member of our UK Technical support team now to see how we can help.   >> click here

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>> Email our UK based Application Engineers now or call them on 01234 756360