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Automation Quote

Standardized Automation Quote Process Fast-Tracks Success

By Marshall Hornsby / July 13, 2021

New projects can be exciting and stressful. Timelines, budgets and communication among internal and external parties are just some of the many factors that contribute to project success from the start. Understanding and implementing each of those aspects takes time, but the RFQ process should not. AMS has developed an automation quote process to make…

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Applications Testing Lab in Cincinnati

Testing 1, 2, 3: How Our Applications Testing Lab Works for You

By Marshall Hornsby / June 10, 2021

Choosing the right path for automation can sometimes present more problems than solutions. In every new project kickoff, manufacturers want to ensure they have the right solution with a trusted partner. The exploration stage in new projects is key, and AMS is equipped with a state-of-the-art applications testing lab to assist in finding the best…

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Robotic Manufacturing: how robots can help bridge the labor shortage gap

Use Robotic Manufacturing to End your Labor Shortage Woes

By AMS Machines / May 18, 2021

Robotic manufacturing is one of the oldest and most well-known applications of modern industrial automation. There are an estimated three million industrial robots in use today. Using more programmable robots in manufacturing may be a viable solution to the current labor shortage woes. Programmable robots increase efficiency, reduce injury risk and can be used for a…

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AMS Automation Process

Steps to Success: The 17-Step Automation Process

By Marshall Hornsby / April 13, 2021

In a recent interview, Chris Edwall, VP and General Manager, explains the origin of AMS’s 17-Step Automation Process that is used in every project and why it is a key differentiating factor for manufacturers. Check out Our Processes to read about each step individually as well as view a short animation of the 17-Step Process. It’s…

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Automated Assembly System

Convince Your Leadership to Buy an Automated Assembly System (A Cheat Sheet)

By AMS Machines / April 6, 2021

Purchasing an automated assembly system can be a big step, and may seem intimidating for an organization. If you see the benefits of automation for your company but need help getting management buy-in, read on for rationale you can share with leadership. Drive Efficiency With Automated Assembly Systems Mature markets can be especially price-sensitive. There…

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Manufacturing Labor Shortage

Manufacturing Labor Shortage: Three Ways to Identify Areas to Automate

By Guy O'Gara / March 23, 2021

In today’s economy, American industrial manufacturing is at a pivotal crossroads. Consumer demand for manufactured products has increased steadily over the past 10 years, yet the manufacturing labor shortage has also increased over that same time. We have more things to make, and fewer people available or interested in making them.  To some, this manufacturing…

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Industrial automation blog post on project management

Visual Project Management Fast Tracks Industrial Automation

By Chris Edwall / March 16, 2021

Recently a Tier 1 automotive supplier came to us in desperation: They needed a duplicate pressure decay leak testing machine fast. As a returning industrial automation customer, they knew our typical project time was 16 weeks. But they wanted the machine in just eight weeks.  That eight-week timeline simply wasn’t feasible for us, still we…

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Automated Machine Systems

AMS Inc. Spotlights Comprehensive Manufacturing Automation Services in New Website

By AMS Machines / February 11, 2021

Site showcases core competencies in medical, plastic processing, consumer and transportation industries CINCINNATI, Ohio, February 1, 2021: A new year with a new look: Automated Machine Systems, Inc., a trusted provider of plastic parts assembly and leak testing systems, has launched a new website that showcases the addition of two new core competencies. Through the…

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Automated machine systems expansion plans

AMS Unveils Expansion Plans

By AMS Machines / January 31, 2018

Automated Machine Systems has expanded their production capacity by 7,000 square feet. Following unprecedented sales growth, the management decided to undertake an extensive infrastructural development project that will see the company’s manufacturing facility to grow by 7,000 square feet in space. The project will introduce diamond-sanded and epoxied concrete floors, elevated ceilings, and high-efficiency lighting…

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Director of Operations at Automated Machine Systems

Automated Machine Systems Adds Chris Edwall As Director Of Operations

By AMS Machines / June 11, 2015

Note 2021: Chris Edwall is VP and General Manager of Automated Machine Systems. CINCINNATI, OH, MAY 2015 — Automated Machine Systems (AMS) recently added Chris Edwall to its management team as Director of Operations to help achieve its strategic growth goals in plastic joining applications for the automotive, medical, consumer and appliance markets. Chris brings…

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