• Motion Systems for Laser Material Processing

  • Gantry Systems

    Learn More About Our System Solutions for Industry and Research

  • Positioning Solutions for Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy (TIRFM)

  • High-Performance Hexapods

    Precise in All Axes

  • PIMag® Magnetic Direct Drives

    Dynamic, Cost-Efficient & Bespoke

  • PILine® Ultrasonic Piezomotors

    Compact Drives, Fast & Self-Locking

  • Nanopositioning in Microscopy

    Find out how to use piezo technology for high-precision focusing and scanning

PI (Physik Instrumente): 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.


Positioning and motion solutions for industrial automation that are robust and reliable, with submicrometer accuracy, exact position reproducibility, high dynamics, and throughput.

Applications & Markets

Maximum positioning accuracy is needed in many application areas, like microscopy, biotechnology, medical and automation technology.

Know-How & Technology

PI combines its long-term experience in micro and nanopositioning technology with in-depth knowledge in the fields of mechanics, electronics, sensor engineering, and software.


Precise and smooth linear and rotation stages with travel ranges up to 1 meter. Hexapods for loads of up to 1,000 kg  and accurate to the nearest micrometer.


PI, the world's leading provider of nanopositioning products and systems. All products developed, manufactured, and qualified in-house by PI.

OEM Solutions

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) solutions for opinion leaders. Customer- and application specific product development is the fundamental of PIs success.


PI offers high-precision nanopositioning systems with up to six degrees of freedom. Smooth motion, high repeatability, and nanometer resolution.


Piezoceramic components convert mechanical signals into electrical voltage or vice versa, an electrical voltage into mechanical motion or oscillation. 

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Flexible on-site services form PI UK

PI On-Site Services

Software Training, Consultancy and PI's Quick Start program; all delivered on customer premises by one of PI's Advanced Technical Specialists.
Integrated Metrology for Precision Manufacturing Conference

MetMap - Integrated Metrology for Precision Manufacturing Conference

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The 6th Industrial Laser Applications Symposium

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Focus on Microscopy

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