In today's modern global economy, products are designed, sourced, and sold all over the world. Our machinery and control systems are no exception. Direct Motion, Inc. (DM) is a CNC technology company based in Southern California. We focus on CNC hardware and software and have found sources, contractors, and partners around the world from which we have created a very complete team and product line.
DM produces accurate and powerful CNC machines featuring DM-CNC, our Windows-based control system. All DM machines feature a 40" 4K touch display for fast and easy CNC programming right at the machine.
|Jun 26 2017|
|Aug 2016||DM moved all operations to a new location in Southern California The new 11,000 sq ft building is home to our vertical machining center show room and CNC head porting|
|May 2013||DM started our VMC project. We hired a full time bilingual chinese agent who had previously assisted with our electronics production in China.|
|2012||Support for high resolution multi-turn biss encoders was added.|
|2011||DM's pc based Serial Control system was released for all Rottler machines.|
|2007||DM started producing automatic tool changers and complete cnc machining centers - sold through Rottler|
|2003||DM switched from dc brush servos to brushless servo motors and started controlling high power spindles.|
|2002||DM opened the doors of our subsidiary company, Direct Motion Head Porting - our 5 Axis CNC Porting and Digitizing service.|
|1999||Our single processor control patent was granted.|
|1998||We converted our CNC software library to run on the Windows 95 operating system. Our initial DOS software versions were depreciated.|
|1996||DM relocated to Southern California and started working with Taiwanese importers. Around this time we discontinued our CNC retrofit packages and started selling new knee mills and bed mills with our control system.|
|1991||Our first systems were sold in the early 90s. We called ourselves Micro Motion back then and sold knee mill retrofits. A lot has changed since, but the Single Processor PC based CNC concept is still the same.|
|1985||The single processor PC based CNC concept research and development was started by Jim Trounson|