Motion System Design

Moog acquires California Linear Devices

Moog Inc., Blacksburg, Va., announces it has acquired California Linear Devices Inc. (CLD), Carlsbad, Calif., a privately held company specializing in high performance linear servomotors for a wide range of motion control applications. CLD provides motion solutions to industrial applications like factory automation, material testing, packaging, pumping, and tufting. These high-force linear motors are used in equipment where fast and accurate moves under heavy loads are required. This brushless, direct drive technology provides an alternative to hydraulic and pneumatic sources for linear motion control. Moog has acquired the intellectual property and other assets of the company.

Moog Inc. is a designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. The company’s high performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, marine, and medical equipment. For more information, visit

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