Integrated Automation

Knowing how to build smart machines that integrate the right tools to create parts efficiently within spec is where Tooling Systems Group automation member company Specialty Tooling Systems (STS) does its best work. STS engineers, designs, and builds special machines for part assembly and quality inspection in manufacturing.

Assembly Systems Capabilities 

  • Integrated, automated assembly centers, and systems
  • Vision inspection and quality audit machines
  • New, re-designed, and repaired equipment
  • Control interfaces and safety systems
  • On-site support and troubleshooting
  • Designs that reduce capital equipment

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A sampling of applications that STS builds specialized solutions for

  • Laser welding (certified laser welding engineers)
  • MIG, TIG, plasma and resistance welding
  • Spot welding
  • Stud welding
  • High pressure riveting and staking
  • Heat staking
  • Robotic material handling
  • Automation assembly
  • Nut and small part feeding
  • Pierce nut assembly
  • Assembly turntables
  • Conveyor systems
  • Product testing
  • Production machining systems

Assembly Centers and Systems

From staffed assembly centers to fully automated, lights-out production systems, Tooling Systems Group member companies integrate:

  • Dies
  • Presses
  • Robotics and automation equipment
  • Welding
  • Transfer systems
  • Part feeders