News

News & Events

Diakont Opens New Office to Support Accelerating Growth

2018-10-05

Carlsbad, California – Diakont, a leading high-tech engineering and manufacturing company, recently opened a new engineering center in the San Diego, California suburb of Carlsbad, to support the company’s continued growth and to leverage the high-technology talent pool in the area.

… Read more >>

Diakont Announces New Line of Gas Turbine Actuators and Digital Controllers for Increased Performance

2018-08-08

Diakont, a leading high-tech engineering and manufacturing company, announced a new line of gas turbine actuators and digital controllers that increase performance. Diakont’s linear and rotary servo actuators are the most compact actuators of comparable performance in the turbine control industry.

… Read more >>

Diakont’s New Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Facility is Nearing Completion

2018-06-13

Located in the Tuscany region of Italy, Diakont’s new high-tech electric actuator manufacturing plant for mass production is nearing completion and will launch at the end of 2018.  Based on Industry 4.0 concepts, this high-tech facility’s production cycle was designed in collaboration with world-leading industrial automation partners such as DMG-Mori Systems Automation, Fastems Oy, TGW, and Hochschule Emden-Leer University. Automating warehouse functions, handling and picking systems, and environmental management systems will increase productivity and safety while lowering production costs.

… Read more >>

Diakont Visits UK Actuator Rep

2017-05-27

Raj Bhavsar, Sr. Sales Engineer at Diakont, visited the United Kingdom this week to meet with Gerard Bush, Diakont’s UK representative from INMOCO, to discuss the latest roller screw actuator innovations.  Constructed with optimized inverted planetary roller screw threads and integrated motors, Diakont actuators deliver best-in-class service lifetimes for applications such as  welding machines, rivet fastening equipment, and material dispensing machines.

… Read more >>

Diakont Awarded California Competes Tax Credit

2017-05-05

San Diego, CA – Diakont, a leading provider of high-technology robotic solutions and services for the energy generation and oil and gas industries, was awarded a California Competes Tax Credit by the California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development ("GO-Biz"). The income tax credit was granted in consideration of Diakont’s ongoing commitment to grow and invest in its California-based operations.

… Read more >>

Diakont’s New Industry 4.0 Facility Expands Actuator Manufacturing Capacity

2017-04-27

San Diego, CA – Diakont, a leading high-tech engineering and manufacturing company, held a ceremony in April 2017 to announce the construction of its new manufacturing facility in Lucignano (Tuscany), Italy. The facility will enhance the company’s electric actuator manufacturing capacity to meet growing demands. The first columns of the facility have already been laid; construction is scheduled for completion in 2018.

… Read more >>

New Diakont Electric Actuators Improve Auto Manufacturing Economy, Uptime, and Product Quality

2017-03-23

San Diego, California – Diakont’s new electric servo actuators deliver higher performance and lower maintenance in automotive manufacturing applications, when compared with alternate solutions. Proven to deliver best-in-class service lifetime, the use of Diakont electric actuators reduces manufacturing costs by eliminating unplanned downtime, while increasing overall product quality through precision force and position control. With these performance benefits, Diakont’s electric actuators are a better choice than ever for motion control systems across a broad array of applications such as resistance spot welding, robotic joining, riveting, dispensing, and injection molding.

… Read more >>

Diakont’s Patented Lubrication Exchange System Simplifies Electric Actuator Maintenance for Applications with Extreme Duty Cycles

2017-02-22

San Diego, California – Diakont, a leading high-tech engineering and manufacturing company, has developed a revolutionary technology to further reduce maintenance requirements for their long-lived electric actuators. Prized throughout multiple industries for their best-in-class service lifetime, as well as for offering high force in a compact size, Diakont electric actuators provide years of maintenance free operation for most applications.  For extremely high duty cycle applications that require relubrication, Diakont electric actuators now boast a patented built-in lubrication exchange system, resulting in decreased equipment downtime and improved output. 

… Read more >>

Diakont Now Delivering DA99 Linear Roller Screw Actuators

2017-01-19

San Diego, CA – Diakont, a leading high-tech company that provides industrial motion control solutions to the energy industries, is now delivering the DA99 electric linear roller screw actuators for applications requiring high performance and reliability. The new DA99 actuator model leverages Diakont’s proven roller screw designs that are utilized by nuclear power plants worldwide.

… Read more >>

Diakont Electromechanical Actuators Successfully Perform Main Steam Valve Control At Nuclear Power Plants For Over Five Years.

2017-01-19

San Diego, CA – Diakont, a leading high-tech engineering and manufacturing company, has successfully replaced more than 20 legacy hydraulic actuators with Electromechanical Actuators (EMA) for the main steam valve controls at nuclear power plants. The integration of the first EMA units was completed in 2009 and the systems continue to operate successfully. Retrofitting the main steam valve control systems with Diakont EMAs has improved plant performance and yielded greater responsiveness, more precise control, and reduced maintenance challenges.

… Read more >>

Diakont Now Delivering a New Product Line of Advanced Roller Screw Actuators

2017-01-19

San Diego, CA – Diakont, a leading high-tech company that provides industrial motion control solutions to the energy industries, introduced the DA Series product line of electric roller screw actuators for applications requiring high performance and reliability. The new DA Series actuator product line leverages technology originally developed by Diakont for steam turbine valve control actuators that are utilized by nuclear power plants worldwide.

… Read more >>

Diakont Adds New Actuator Sales Reps in Mid Atlantic Territories

2017-01-19

San Diego, CA – Diakont is pleased to announce the appointment of Associated Control, LLC as its sales representative organization for the Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Southern New York, and Washington DC territories.  Diakont’s electric actuators, featuring precision-machined roller screws and integrated permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSM), provide exceptional power, accuracy, and reliability in a compact space.

… Read more >>

Diakont Adds New Actuator Sales Reps in East Coast Territories

2017-01-19

San Diego, CA – Diakont is pleased to announce the appointment of JF Shaw Co. Inc. as its sales representative organization for the Connecticut, Maryland, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire territories.  Diakont’s electric actuators, featuring precision-machined roller screws and integrated permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSM), provide exceptional power, accuracy, and reliability in a compact space envelope.

… Read more >>

Diakont Adds New Actuator Sales Reps in Midwest Territories

2017-01-19

San Diego, CA – Diakont is pleased to announce the appointment of Hamilton Automation as its sales representative organization for the Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota territories.  Diakont’s electric actuators featuring precision-machined roller screws and integrated permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSM) provide exceptional power, accuracy, and reliability in a compact space envelope.

… Read more >>

Diakont Electric Actuators Increase Resistance Welding Performance

2017-01-19

San Diego, California – Diakont electric servo actuators have been shown to outperform and outlast other motion control solutions in real-world weld gun and pedestal welder applications, resulting in optimal yield and weld quality. With a service lifetime of upwards of 30 million lifetime welding cycles with highly-repeatable forces up to 18kN, Diakont actuators boast between 300% and 500% the longevity of competitor welding solutions on the market. This best-in-class lifetime is due to optimized inverted planetary roller screw thread design, tight machining accuracy, and specialized hardening processes.

… Read more >>

New Diakont Electric Actuators for Injection Molding Deliver Increased Performance in a Compact Footprint

2017-01-19

San Diego, California – Diakont electric servo actuators deliver higher performance than hydraulic motion control solutions in real-world injection molding applications. Proven to deliver best-in-class service lifetime, as well as offering high force in a compact size, Diakont electric actuators eliminate the risk of unplanned downtime while reducing the overall manufacturing cost through energy-savings compared to hydraulic solutions.

… Read more >>