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Peek in the Panel Shop Food & Beverage Panel

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01 Sep 2020

Panel Gets a Facelift Need a panel refurbished, rebuilt, and cleaned up? We offer all of the above in order to improve your current panels quickly and efficiently. This panel came in from a large food and beverage company and it required some attention. With a requested turn around time...

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Cotton Candy Cup, Fill'Er Up!

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01 Jun 2020

Automation Making Manufacturing as Sweet as Sugar McJak Candy Company was hand packaging their cotton candy, however, as a means to enhance productivity and increase the quality of their product, they partnered with Midwest Engineering to automate the cotton candy cup loading process. Quantity ControlWith an automated system, the loading...

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Dynics - An Industrial Solution at Goodyear

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01 Oct 2019

Enhancing Production Through Technology Dynics has become standardized within Goodyear as Dynics products have proved to be a necessary industrial solution for Goodyear processes. Dynics products will now be implemented in factory floor computers, displays, and software. In collaboration, Goodyear and Midwest Engineering have worked to create a "Dynics Test...

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Productivity Doubles in Light of Automation

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01 Aug 2019

Increasing Productivity Doesn't Have to Mean an Increase in Labor Midwest's newest robot cell increased customer production from 200 parts/hour to 465 parts/hour and reduced operators needed from 6 to just 2 per shift. Per day, our customer reduced 12 operators on this single cell. That's a 200% increase in...

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Robots Don't Take Vacation

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01 Aug 2019

... or Smoke Breaks Midwest's Robot Integration Division has been working with a cell designed to feed Foseco's existing XP Sleeve Gluing System. The Fanuc M710 uses an IR vision system to locate & down-stack the incoming pallets. The trays of parts then move down the Zone 2 conveyor where...

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Dumpster Machining and Flame Treating

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01 Jul 2019

You Throw Garbage into Dumpsters All of the Time, but What Goes into Making One? Midwest Engineering has an inside look at what our machining and flame treating efforts have provided for this 4-step process. To begin, a dumpster enters the cell by an operator loaded queue conveyor. Once entered,...

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American Electric Power

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01 Jan 2019

Zero Downtime Despite a Failing HMI American Electric Power (AEP) was in need of a replacement for an HMI located in an outdoor gas turbine. These particular HMIs are responsible for monitoring the comfort of the control room. The failing HMI led AEP to reach out to Midwest Engineering for...

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Van Dorn Equipment Upgrade

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01 Jan 2019

Automation & Update Updating an old Van Dorn injection mold machine, to some, may seem like more trouble than it's worth, but this project was an easy feat for Midwest Engineering. The update included automation and installation of the latest controls. This update ended up being a complete upgrade and...

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Midwest Engineering & Automation

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02 Jan 2007

Wadsworth, OH Midwest Engineering & Automation is an automation distributor committed to the distribution, design, fabrication, and installation of automation throughout Ohio and neighboring states. In addition to our expanding line of distributed products, we offer engineering, programming, design, and fabrication services in an effort to create "turn-key" solutions which...

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