Plastic Processors

Impact of Electric Vehicles on the Welding Plastic Industry

Welding Plastic Industry: Impacts of the Transition From Traditional Vehicles to EV

By AMS Machines / April 14, 2022

Today’s electric vehicles are undeniable pinnacles of engineering, forged at the crossroads between Silicon Valley’s bleeding-edge tech and Detroit’s industrial manufacturing might. As regulatory requirements and consumer preferences both press the EV industry into wide, sustained growth, the logistics of servicing such growth is a monumental challenge facing upstream supply chains – namely, vehicle part manufacturers.…

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Explore the Benefits of Automation

Benefits of Automation: What’s In It for You?

By AMS Machines / April 7, 2022

Companies in the U.S. are manufacturing more than ever. Automation is becoming more accessible nationwide and has accelerated since the beginning of the pandemic. Increases in automation raise the competitiveness of the manufacturing industry. If that isn’t reason enough to consider automation for your company, we’ve broken down the key benefits of automation for your…

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Factory Automation Improves Safety for Manufacturing Workers

How Factory Automation Creates Safer Environments

By Chris Edwall / February 24, 2022

While a significant chunk of the ongoing national conversation around industrial automation focuses on job elimination and economic impacts, we’d like to shift some attention to another important aspect of the topic: the benefits of factory automation in creating safer manufacturing environments.   Across all the industries we serve, we receive more and more requests to…

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Automation for Productivity

Why Automation for Productivity Is the New Mandate for Success

By AMS Machines / February 17, 2022

The pandemic has affected so many industries in so many ways. It took employees out of commission and created concerns about the financial stability for the companies that may have had to shut down due to the lack of employees.  In the manufacturing industry, the price of shutting down for even just a day can…

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AMS Explains Sensors in Automation

Sensors in Automation

By AMS Machines / January 13, 2022

Sensors in automation are extremely important to the reliability and accuracy of machines for all uses like ultrasonic plastic welding, automotive automation and many more functions. According to Automation Design Hacks, when choosing sensors for detection and measurement, everyone involved in the decision process should understand the capabilities and limitations of the sensors being utilized.…

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Sustainable Manufacturing for American Manufacturers

Automating for America: How Automation Supports Sustainable Manufacturing

By Guy O'Gara / January 6, 2022

The concept of “sustainable manufacturing” certainly gets a lot of attention these days, though from reading many recent articles on the topic, we fear that there is widespread confusion and lack of definition on what this means at a practical level.  Here we look at what sustainability in manufacturing truly means, and how your business…

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Ultrasonic Welding Machine Case Study

Case Study: Quick Turn Ultrasonic Welding Machine

By AMS Machines / December 21, 2021

Challenge A global tier 2 supplier of automotive interior parts needed a plastic joining system to assemble an interior plastic console piece in a really fast turnaround time. Due to stringent time frames with the new model launch they were supporting, the customer needed a reliable solution delivered in time to hit their deadline. The…

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AMS Ultrasonic Welding Machine Data Security

The Importance of Ultrasonic Welding Machine Data Security

By AMS Machines / December 7, 2021

Integrating a cybersecurity plan into your manufacturing business is essential to the safety of regulatory data and maintaining consumer confidence in your product and its quality. An article from Machine Design describes the importance of ultrasonic welding machine data security.  Identifying Your Weakest Links The first step to beefing up your cybersecurity is identifying the…

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Benefits of Assembly Automation for Injection Molders

Top Benefits of Assembly Automation for Injection Molders

By Chris Edwall / November 16, 2021

All injection molders understand that speed, precision and profitability are critical to their company’s success. Automation can be the key to increasing all those factors. Here are some benefits of assembly automation for injection molders:  Fast Return on Investment  It’s clear that automation is the best fit for situations where there is a high volume…

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AMS Automation 101 Automated Ultrasonic Welding

Automation 101: Automated Ultrasonic Welding

By AMS Machines / November 2, 2021

Where a strong bond is needed between separate thermoplastic parts in a manufactured product, automated ultrasonic welding is almost always the best joining method to use. With no waste or high energy demands, ultrasonic welding fuses parts together by generating enough friction that the parts essentially melt together.   Products in nearly any market – from…

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