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About Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions

Stepper Motors, Stepper Motor Linear Actuators, Linear Rails, Acme Lead Screw Assemblies, Linear Slides

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is the joining of 2 world class brands in the field of linear motion; Haydon™ and Kerk®. Together, we now offer a broad range of precision linear motion products. Recognized as a leading manufacturer of precision acme lead screw and anti-backlash nut assemblies, stepper motor based linear actuators, and linear rail and guide systems, Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions offers high performance in demanding applications such as laboratory automation, medical instrumentation, semiconductor fabrication, military, aerospace, and industrial applications.


Choose from a variety of standard off-the-shelf prototypes for quick 24 hour delivery while waiting for a customized application-specific part.  Haydon Kerk Express is perfect for initial "concept testing".

Experts in Customization

We are proud of our reputation as experts in customization, innovative design, and engineering to meet challenging application needs. Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has the experience, the people, the technology, and the facilities to design a solution that will put your challenging ideas into practical motion. Our on-site technical team is ready to assist you.

Prototype Capability

Prototypes are generally available in 5 days or less.  Lead time will be established at time of order and will be a function of quantity and level of customization.


For nearly 50 years, Haydon Switch and Instrument, Inc. has been building electric motors, stepper motor-based linear actuators, and hermetically sealed switches for the most demanding of applications. Located on 10 acres in Waterbury, CT, the company’s ISO 9001 / AS9100* certified manufacturing facility supports today’s most efficient technology and manufacturing methods.

Since 1976, Kerk Motion Products’ has been designing and manufacturing internationally patented anti-backlash designs using proprietary, specially engineered materials resulting in products with high accuracy, unsurpassed repeatability, and long life in a full range of motion control applications. Kerk Motion Products effectively built a strong reputation for precision and quality in leadscrews, patented anti-backlash nuts, and rail and guide systems.

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions offers a combined 80 years of design and manufacturing experience in the field of precision linear motion serving as an indispensible asset in meeting the challenges of today’s demanding application needs.

*ISO9001:2008 / AS9100:2009 Rev C


AMETEK is a global leader in electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with colleagues at numerous manufacturing, sales and service locations in the United States and in many other countries around the world.

AMETEK consists of two operating groups: Electronic Instruments and Electromechanical.

Electronic Instruments is a leader in advanced instruments for the process, aerospace, power, and industrial markets.

Electromechanical is a differentiated supplier of electrical interconnects, precision motion control solutions, specialty metals, thermal management systems, and floor care specialty motors.


Hybrid Linear Actuators

Can Stack Linear Actuators

IDEA™ Programmable Linear Actuators

Lead Screws and Nuts

RGS® Linear Rails

LRS™ Linear Rails

ScrewRail® Linear Actuators

Linear Actuator Drives