Category: Portfolio

  • Premier Industries Engineers and Installs Automated Robot for Auto Glass Manufacturer

    Premier Industries Engineers and Installs Automated Robot for Auto Glass Manufacturer

    Summary: Faced with the unique challenge of applying a special substance to automotive glass with speed, precision, and consistency, a company in the automotive glass industry sought Premier Industries’ expertise for a turn-key solution. Leveraging our engineering capabilities, we designed, built, and tested a customized robotic cell featuring multiple Fanuc robot arms. This cell automated…

  • Premier Industries Increases Reliability with Simple, Inexpensive Pneumatic Press

    Premier Industries Increases Reliability with Simple, Inexpensive Pneumatic Press

    Summary: An automotive supplier specializing in mass-produced vehicle components turned to Premier Industries with a tight budget and a specific need: a reliable, cost-effective press to assemble a protective boot onto a spline shaft in a vehicle’s drive system, without using any electrical components. Premier Industries rose to the challenge, designing and building a robust…

  • Premier Industries Helps Extend the Life of Products for Customer with Cycle Testing Machine

    Premier Industries Helps Extend the Life of Products for Customer with Cycle Testing Machine

    Summary: A construction machinery company contracted Premier Industries to design and build a specialized machine for life cycle testing of bearing seals, aiming to understand and mitigate premature seal failures. Premier Industries created a high-speed, multi-functional machine capable of testing three seals simultaneously under various conditions, including axial, radial, and angular deflections. This innovation allowed…

  • Premier Industries Helps Automotive Company Increase Testing Speed By 400%

    Premier Industries Helps Automotive Company Increase Testing Speed By 400%

    Summary: Premier Industries partnered with a Detroit-based leading automotive company to overhaul a large machine used for regulatory vehicle testing, targeting enhanced reliability and operational speed. Leveraging their engineering and programming expertise, Premier Industries designed a new drive system that accelerated the machine’s operation by an impressive 400%. They also built a new control panel…

  • Premier Industries Designs and Builds a Specialized Hot Form Bender for Stabilizer Bars

    Premier Industries Designs and Builds a Specialized Hot Form Bender for Stabilizer Bars

    Summary: Facing challenges in the manufacturing of stabilizer bars for the North American automotive industry, a manufacturer sought a dedicated Hot Form Bender equipped with Hydraulic Actuators for better metal flow during bending. Premier Industries answered the call, providing a turn-key design and build solution featuring advanced 3D design and simulations to validate bending motions…

  • Premier Industries Elevates Efficiency with Fully Automatic Tube Transfer Cell

    Premier Industries Elevates Efficiency with Fully Automatic Tube Transfer Cell

    Summary: A manufacturer specializing in Underbody Cross Tubes and Engine Cradle Supports for the automotive industry approached Premier Industries with unique challenges around budget, delivery timelines, and updated safety features. Premier Industries designed and built a Fully Automatic Tube Transfer Cell complete with piercing, part identifications, and slug detectors. We incorporated adjustability features in the…

  • Premier Industries Fabricates and Machines 2,000-Pound Steel Frames

    Premier Industries Fabricates and Machines 2,000-Pound Steel Frames

    Summary: Premier Industries partnered with a Michigan-based automotive stamping supplier requiring large, custom-fabricated steel frames. Utilizing specialized expertise in large weldment fabrication and precision machining, Premier delivered frames that were not only square and straight but also had mounting pads machined within thousandths of an inch. Executed on time and within budget, the project significantly…

  • Premier Industries Crafts Lean Cell Tools for Agile Driveshaft Assembly

    Premier Industries Crafts Lean Cell Tools for Agile Driveshaft Assembly

    Summary: Facing budget constraints and tight delivery schedules, a manufacturer of driveshaft and half shafts for the North American auto industry approached Premier Industries for the design and build of Dedicated Lean Cell Tools for driveshaft assemblies. Our client also sought a flexible build model to allow for engineer and line operator enhancements during the…

  • Premier Industries Innovates Hive Assembly for Agricultural Bee Growth

    Premier Industries Innovates Hive Assembly for Agricultural Bee Growth

    Summary: A biological firm specializing in bee growth for agriculture sought Premier Industries’ expertise for an advanced Hive Assembly Machine. With considerations for operator ergonomics, reduced cycle times, and adaptability to biological design criteria, we engineered a Conveyance System featuring Hopper Loading for automated hive section assembly. Our client gained a tailored, efficient, and ergonomic…

  • Premier Industries Accelerates Semi-Automatic Welding Tool Production for Local Auto Stamper

    Premier Industries Accelerates Semi-Automatic Welding Tool Production for Local Auto Stamper

    Summary: A local manufacturer in the automotive stamping industry faced delays in launching new tools and required an additional local supplier for Semi-Automatic Resistance Welding Tools. Premier Industries stepped in with a turn-key solution, redesigning and building the welding tools within accelerated timelines and budget constraints. Our local proximity enabled on-site engineering consultations for last-minute…