The state of American manufacturing has become an increasingly hot topic of conversation since the 2016 presidential election laid bare the discontent felt by workers and business owners alike. However, companies like Algonac, MI-based Eckhart and Cambridge, MA-based Humatics see an opportunity to reinvigorate American manufacturing through so-called “Industry 4.0” technologies—automated, connected, and collaborative tools that allow humans and […]Read More
Improving the Life of the Line Eckhart is Leading Industry 4.0 With Additive Manufacturing Solutions Eckhart, a leader in advanced industrial solutions, is committed to improving the lives of factory-floor workers through safety, reliability and efficiency in manufacturing for industries from medical device to automotive. “Industry 4.0 is really the ecosystem that is a smart […]Read More
Since the Grand Opening of our Advanced Technology Center in March we’ve hosted customers from all over the world and shared our suite of solutions with technical experts committed to accelerating Industry 4.0 at companies like 3M, Gerber, SC Johnson, PVH, John Deere, CAT, Cargill, Case New Holland, Kubota, and Boston Scientific. During customer visits our goal is to share our suite of solutions with customers and find ways to help them improve safety, product quality, and employee productivity in their manufacturing processes.Read More
Eckhart is a Michigan-based company that designs, builds, and installs Industry 4.0 solutions for the largest manufacturers in the world. From Autocraft autonomous guided vehicles to collaborative robotics and 3D printed tool development, Eckhart helps organizations do more with less.Read More
WARREN, MI – July 17, 2018 – Eckhart, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Eagle Engineering, a premier industrial tool manufacturing company located in the Quad Cities region of Iowa. Eckhart designs and manufactures advanced manufacturing solutions for the world’s largest industrial companies. Eckhart’s suite of Industry 4.0 based solutions includes Autocraft™ autonomous guided vehicles, […]Read More
Pat Lantzy has retired from Eckhart Lansing after a long and successful career as a toolmaker. Pat built and assembled thousands of tools for Eckhart, and his quality of work was exceptional.Read More
Eckhart’s Dan Burseth and Bob Heath recently presented at RAPID, the nation’s premiere event for discovery, innovation, and networking in 3D manufacturing. Their topic – From the Frontlines: Additive Manufacturing Adoption in the Largest Assembly Operations – explores the challenges and methods associated with introducing new technologies into large manufacturing environments.Read More
Eckhart’s FlexForce linear motor uses magnetic force to reduce downtime and increase productivity on your line.Read More
NuGen Systems, an Atlanta-based developer of green and clean energy solutions, introduced today their advanced lithium ion (Li-ion) rechargeable battery systems. The NuGen Power 2440 battery, designed for autonomous guided vehicles (AGVs) and other material handling equipment, presents many cost, performance and environmental improvements over the traditional lead acid batteries that are ubiquitous in the factory setting. NuGen Systems will be exhibiting their battery and related products at the MODEX 2018 Show in Atlanta in booth C2553.Read More
Eckhart, an advanced manufacturing solutions provider to the largest industrial companies in the world, today announced branding changes for its Autocraft and Polker Design businesses.
“As the Eckhart family of companies continue to grow, it is critical that we provide brand clarity for all of our customers. Our goal is to ensure customers see and experience one company committed to delivering reliable and dependable solutions that enhance the quality of life for those who support and work on assembly lines all over the world,” said Andy Storm, President and CEO of Eckhart.Read More
Stratasys, a global leader in applied additive technology solutions and Eckhart, Inc today announced an exclusive three-year technical partnership to advance the adoption of 3D printing for factory tooling in North America.
For over 40 years Eckhart USA has been building the tools that manufacturers use to make their production lines safe and efficient. The company’s advanced manufacturing solutions are used by the largest manufacturers in the world to assist and automate the assembly process for industries, such as automotive, aerospace, heavy construction, medical and others.Read More
Eckhart, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Logic Plus, a premier electrical controls and automation company based in Northern Michigan. Eckhart designs and manufactures advanced manufacturing solutions for the world’s largest industrial companies. Eckhart’s suite of solutions includes Autocraft™ autonomous guided vehicles, automated assembly systems, robotics, 3D printing, contract line design & simulation, and specialized ergonomic assembly line tools and equipment. Eckhart has been a portfolio company of Nashville-based LFM Capital since 2015. Logic Plus is Eckhart’s third acquisition. Nuvescor Group, a West Michigan based mergers and acquisitions firm, represented Logic Plus and introduced the investment opportunity to LFM Capital.Read More