Engineering Services

Turning technical expertise into valuable solutions for your line.

Controls Expertise

Eckhart brings six decades of unrivaled technical experience to every project, small or large, for operations the world over. Beyond our suite of turnkey manufacturing solutions, we’re also a valued service provider with a broad range a technical consulting and support.

AUTOMATION CONCEPTS, PROTOTYPES & DESIGN STUDIES

Leverage Eckhart’s mechanical, electrical, manufacturing and robotic engineers to turn your automation idea into reality. We work onsite with all plant stakeholders to navigate complex requirements and in the context of existing systems to deliver safe, productive solutions. Our team of experts designs production processes for the Fortune 500 that range from 10,000 sq ft work cells to 1,000,000 sq ft factories.

ROBOTIC CELL LAYOUTS & SIMULATIONS

Whatever the complexity. Whatever the challenge. Whatever the space. Eckhart is the one stop source for design, build, programming and support of advanced robotic solutions. We analyze every production part and process. We dimension your exact space. And then, we design a seamless solution around your specifications, space and processes.

Beyond robots, our expert team designs, manufactures and integrates a complete solution suite that surrounds your robotic or automated piece of equipment, including AGVs, conveyors, lift assist and secure tooling, and fixtures for any manufacturing application.

FACTORY SIMULATION & DASHBOARD

Test drive your factory layout and operational processes before breaking ground. Eckhart’s layout and process engineers work with customers to validate throughput expectations, identify bottlenecks and evaluate how layout alternatives drive efficiencies. We also build business cases by providing simulations that will help you obtain support from senior management.

Door Ring
Dual Cobot End-of-line Visual Inspection
Cobot Part Sequencing Operation

INSTALLATION & START-UP SUPPORT

Companies rely on Eckhart’s field service technicians to have a consistent onsite presence to help with the daily challenges of keeping a manufacturing line up and running. Our field service technicians can support in-house engineers and technicians, as well as provide a specific skillset that may not exist internally. Whether planning and executing line overhauls during shutdown periods, drafting requirements and scopes of work for technology upgrades or fixing broken tools and processes, our team of field service technicians provide support to customers for the duration of the project.

SAFETY & ERGONOMIC RISK ASSESSMENTS

Improve the safety of operators on your line. Eckhart engineers have proprietary methods to measure and address risks associated with load lifting and manipulating, torqueing and dozens of highly repetitive operations. An ergonomic risk assessment is a detailed study and highly actionable plan to reduce lost-work-day case rates, workers’ compensation claims and improve the livelihood of operators on your line.

TECHNICAL TRAINING

Eckhart engineers, controls technicians and maintenance professionals lead onsite training and classroom sessions on topics, including PLC programming, robot safety, value-stream mapping and process engineering.
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