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Machine Upgrades

Don’t throw that old machine away, let us modernize it for you!

There are so many instances where a quick and cost-effective way to give your production system a boost is to take an old machine and let AFI Systems upgrade / modernize it for you. The facts are that many older machines perform their core functions perfectly fine, but their operations are largely manual or only semi-automated. We are excellent when it comes to looking at old machinery, understanding that machines core functions, and then adding those components needed to turn the machine into a modern and integral part of your company’s production process.

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Strapping Winder Systems

Machinery upgrade and modernization projects from AFI Systems typically include:

  • Panels with drives, PLC’s, HMI’s, ethernet ports, hand-held pendants
  • Motorized functions based on desired functionality
  • Operating controls such as encoders, potentiometers, relays and sensors, scanners, circuit breakers
  • Safety sensors and switches
  • All designs follow UL 508 standards
  • Detailed drawings and operating manuals for all system components
  • Detailed quotations and timelines
  • Complete installation, commissioning, and training
weaving machine

Vintage 1940's Weaving Machine

There are so many ways we can help improve your operations!

The need to improve productions capabilities has never been greater whether it be from: competition, profits, delivery schedules, unreliable production personnel, and we will use which ever technology is best suited to meet the customer’s needs. We can help with:

  • Robotics or other automated systems (electromechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic)
  • Safety system integration
  • Material handling systems (conveying or lifting)
  • Machinery upgrades
  • Control panel design and construction

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We excel in each of our four major capabilities – Repair, Field Service, Engineering, Product Sales – and are best-in-class in each individual category. But our strength comes in our ability to offer ALL of these services at the highest level of professionalism, knowledge and responsiveness.