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How Vertical Integration Helps Sustain Encoder Production and Delivery

June 29, 2022
Supply chain issues are still disrupting incremental encoder manufacturing. One solution is partnering with manufacturers with in-house production of all critical components. They provide greater flexibility and can create drop-in replacements.

For OEMs whose equipment uses optical encoders to manage AC/DC motor speed, acceleration and related equipment position, a manufacturer that is vertically integrated and offers customization capabilities can help alleviate supply chain problems and battle today’s tough economic environment.

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