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Healthcare & Medical Automation

Automating Pharmaceutical Applications in an AI World

With the shortage of healthcare professionals and an aging population, automating as many aspects of the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries as possible is critical. Utilizing new advances in technology such as AI and robotics can mitigate rising healthcare costs for retirees. Midwest Engineered Systems has been leading the way by

Company News

Midwest Engineered Systems Expands with a New Building Purchase

Midwest Engineered Systems Inc. (MWES) is thrilled to announce that it has recently acquired a new building located in Waukesha, WI. The new 98,000 sq. ft. building doubles our overall capacity which will meet our customer’s needs. The building will be utilized for our growing robot welding and web handling

Factory Automation

Embracing Robotic Automation to Address the Generational Skills Gap

The manufacturing sector in the United States faces a significant challenge that could shape the industry’s future. A recent study by Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute projects that by 2030, the U.S. could see as many as 2.1 million manufacturing jobs go unfilled due to a skills gap. Additionally, businesses

Web Handling

Automated Bag Making with Web Handling Systems

Midwest Engineered Systems provided a solution to a manufacturer of disposable plastic products that was seeking help with its large bag assembly operation. The customer struggled to keep up with production as demand was outpacing their throughput. We provided our customer with a new web handling machine capable of producing

Robotic Integration

The Role of Robotic Automation in Enhancing Military Equipment Manufacturing

Military equipment manufacturing requires precision, reliability and security. These are not just goals; they are imperatives. As our nation strives to equip our military forces with advanced technology, the role of robotic automation in the production process has become increasingly significant. Robotic automation is reshaping the landscape of military equipment

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The Enduring Relevance of Polar Robots in Modern Manufacturing

In the ever-evolving landscape of industrial automation, polar robots, also known as spherical robots, continue to play a pivotal role despite the advent of more advanced robotic systems. These robots, characterized by their spherical coordinate system and unique movement capabilities, have been a mainstay in manufacturing for over half a

Systems Integrator

How MWES Safeguards Intellectual Property for the Defense Industry

In today’s rapidly evolving military and defense technology landscape, safeguarding intellectual property (IP) is crucial. Defense contractors and military equipment manufacturers constantly push the boundaries of what’s possible, developing cutting-edge solutions to address emerging threats and challenges. Midwest Engineered Systems, a trusted provider of factory automation integration solutions, understands the

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Manufacturing Automation

The Evolution of Industrial Automated Control Systems

In the realm of industrial manufacturing, the rise of industrial automated control systems has been nothing short of revolutionary. These systems, which encompass a broad range of hardware and software, are designed to enhance automation efficiency, precision and reliability in various industrial processes. Without them, the automation we take for

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Trade Shows & Events

Visit Us at the Converters Expo 2024

Members of the Midwest Engineered Systems web handling division will be attending this year’s Converters Expo at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI. The expo runs from April 17-18 and we will be at booth #425 in the Atrium. Once there you can speak with our experts on web handling and