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Equipment Retrofits

web handling converter machine

About Equipment Retrofits & Upgrades

Midwest Engineered System’s extensive experience with unique drive systems and machine control methods positions us to handle retrofits and additions, to both new and existing converting and automated material handling equipment. Just a few of these include:

  • HMI/PLC programming
  • System modernization
  • Machine component upgrades
  • Drive systems integration and tuning
  • Control configuration updates
  • Replacement of obsolete equipment
  • Line speed improvements
  • Performance improvements

MWES has extensive experience in equipment retrofits and upgrades. We have the know-how when it comes to analyzing web production processes. Contact us today to learn how we can help increase your production throughput.

Typical System Retrofits

With today’s rapidly changing technology, custom machines and systems often require upgrades, replacements, or additions. In addition to our full-range solutions, Midwest Engineered Systems offers design/build services to provide upgrades, retrofits, as well as additions to existing systems. Our extensive experience in a variety of industries gives us a unique ability to assist with these applications.

  • Drive and Control Systems
  • Servo Control Systems
  • Robotic Programming and Cell Modifications
  • Software/Programming
  • Factory Automation Systems
  • Obsolete Systems
  • Machine Modifications
  • Equipment Relocation

MWES has provided thousands of upgraded and retrofitted systems to customers requiring design/build assistance. As with our other systems, the engineering staff at MWES consults with each customer to thoroughly evaluate an existing system and determine the necessary functionality. Updated solutions offer enhanced performance, better operation and improved maintainability. In addition, customers are able to retain or even increase the value of existing systems without significant investment.

If you are looking to upgrade your automation system for improved throughput or modernization, please contact Midwest Engineered Systems today!

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Our Recent Projects

Spool Payout Twister with Capstan and Accumulator

Spool Payout Twister with Capstan and Accumulator

MWES provided this firm with a planetary payout twister that consists of three rotary dials...
Coating-Laminating Line Additions

Coating-Laminating Line Additions

A firm came to MWES looking to add onto and enhance an existing web handling coating-laminating...
Adhesive Tape Line

Adhesive Tape Line

Producing rolls of adhesive tape quickly is a challenging process and is one not easily done...
Roll Handling and Wrapping System

Roll Handling and Wrapping System

Utilizing a conveyor system and two automated stretch wrapping stations, this challenging process...
Roll Storage & Cutting System of Laminate Rolls

Roll Storage & Cutting System of Laminate Rolls

The system had to utilize a robot to navigate a compact racking system to retrieve 62 inch...
Silicone Coating Line System

Silicone Coating Line System

Midwest Engineered Systems engineered a new machine that took advantage of innovative tech...
Laminating Line with Automated Packaging

Laminating Line with Automated Packaging

This firm was faced with manufacturing a high volume product from basic raw materials for shipment...
Web Handling Line Drive & Controls Upgrade

Web Handling Line Drive & Controls Upgrade

MWES proposed a major upgrade of the drive system, motors, the PLC, safety devices, HMI displays...