Automated Solutions for the Future of Manufacturing

Midwest Engineered Systems is a leading supplier of fully automated systems. From process development, product manufacturing, and product distribution. MWES specializes in designing automated systems for a variety of complex processes. The broad product knowledge of our engineering staff, enables MWES to integrate a variety of mechanical and electrical subsystems, hardware, and software into a complete, robust solution.

From the component level to the supervisory PC level, MWES will design a solution that meets the functional, performance, and maintenance requirements for a successful system. MWES’s automation systems are designed according to mechanical and electrical industry standards and include all necessary safety and maintenance requirements. In addition, MWES system design capabilities include projects that have strict performance, reliability and environmental requirements.

Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing is the industrial version of 3D printing.  This technique of adding successive layers of material to build a 3D object can be used to make parts in almost any shape or geometry.

  • CAD to path with off-line programming
  • Laser Mechanisms
  • Laser Depth measuring systems

 

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Control Systems

All automation & robotics must have a control system to operate properly.  The control system allows automation equipment to follow various paths, operates sensors, provides control for all motion, and allows operators to control automation processes though a visual interface.  Control systems can also provide critical information about your manufacturing process.  MWES offers custom control systems, as well as control systems updates & retrofits

Motion Control Systems

Motion control systems (also know as servo control) are used in manufacturing to move items in a controlled fashion.  These systems can use pneumatic, hydraulic, or electromechanical technology.  MWES builds motion control systems that are flexible, efficient, and cost effective.

All of our control systems are integrated with the latest automation technology and best practices.

 

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Conveyor Systems

Midwest Engineered Systems offers a variety of conveyance solutions for product transportation.  We professionally install in manufacturing and distribution facilities.

  • Custom conveyor design
  • Sortation systems
  • Conveyor integration
  • Conveyor control systems
  • Conveyor system retrofits

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Data Collection System

Our data collection systems gather and measure information on targeted variables.  These systems allow manufacturers to answer process problems and evaluate outcomes.

Our data collection systems are designed to ensure accurate and honest data collection, capture quality, and translate the information into rich data analysis.

  • OEE evaulations
  • Identify process problems
  • Up-time evaluations
  • Product traceability
  • Monitor production data

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Dispensing & Placement

Midwest Engineered Systems has delivered many high-accuracy controlled dispensing and placement applications for our customers.  Our handling is focused on precision, speed, and product variability.

  • High-speed dispensing & placement
  • Precision material dispensing
  • Weight scale verification
  • Vision systems

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Laser Processing

Midwest Engineered Systems uses lasers in manufacturing to open new engineering opportunities.  We’ve designed and built highly-technical laser based manufacturing solutions for many different industries.

  • Cutting
  • Drilling
  • Precision welding
  • Marking

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Material Handling

Midwest Engineered Systems integrates value-based material handling systems from simple pick and place solutions to fully automated lines. We offer a variety of conveyance solutions for product transportation and professional installation in manufacturing and distribution facilities

  • Custom conveyor design
  • Custom manipulator and lift assists
  • Integrated sortation systems
  • Unique material handling solutions
  • Conveyor integration
  • Conveyor control systems
  • Conveyor system retrofits

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Material Removal

Midwest Engineered Systems Inc. specializes in robotic finishing solutions for large projects. Historically, material removal has been a manual and very labor intensive process. Now, robotic finishing systems can be custom engineered to make this application safe, consistent and economical.

  • Deburring
  • Sanding
  • Rough to Class A Finish
  • Part-to-tool/tool-to-part

 

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Vision Inspection & Test

Vision systems display 2D or 3D maps of the manufacturing environment for optimized picking, placing, orientation control, etc.  This technology improves throughput and quality.  Vision systems are also used to verify parts for accuracy for quality control purposes.  We have built many vision systems to fulfill our customers process needs.

  • Random / structured bin picking
  • Conveyor tracking
  • Part identification

 

Wash Systems

Automated wash systems can be customized to clean parts during or after your manufacturing process.  Midwest Engineered Systems can integrate wash systems in a variety of formats:

  • Front-loading
  • Top-loading
  • Immersion agitation
  • Cellular cleaning
  • Heavy-duty

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Winding

Midwest Engineered Systems has the experience providing totally automated winding systems.  From simple index feeds, to complex multi-web systems, our expertise is leveraged on each piece of equipment to provide you a dependable solution.

  • Slitting
  • Laminating
  • Continuous web feeds
  • Coating
  • Converting
  • Finishing

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