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
We would like to thank everyone for making our Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting celebration a resounding success!Read More
Yesterday, Eckhart got together and enjoyed a delicious lunch while hearing the State of Business update at our Quarterly Meeting. The future of manufacturing is bright, and we are thankful to be a part of it!Read More
Eckhart, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Polker Design Services (“Polker”). Eckhart designs and manufactures advanced manufacturing solutions for the world’s largest industrial companies. Eckhart’s suite of solutions includes autonomous guided vehicles, automated assembly systems, robotics, 3D printing, and specialized ergonomic assembly line tools and equipment. Eckhart has been a portfolio company of Nashville-based LFM Capital since 2015. Polker is Eckhart’s second acquisition. Eckhart acquired Autocraft in July 2016.Read More
On October 5, 2017 Eckhart hosted over 80 students from local high schools in the mid-Michigan region as part of National Manufacturing Day. Students interacted with Eckhart employees out on the factory floor and were afforded an opportunity to operate custom designed industrial lift assist & secure tools and learn about collaborative robots. Students enjoyed the hands-on demonstrations and real-life perspectives shared by Eckhart employees during their visit.Read More