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Machine Upgrades

co manufacturing has the expertise and knowledge required to upgrade your machinery incorporating the latest state-of-the-art technologies. Thousands of dollars can be saved by repurposing and recycling the durable frames and tooling of a machine and its fixtures, while implementing the customers’ newest technological needs or requirements.

Allow Us To Implement the Latest Technologies

Extend Manufacturing Life of Current Equipment

By incorporating this process, pāco manufacturing features the ability to extend the manufacturing life of your current equipment at a cost savings while improving your production needs with new technology.

We are pleased to offer machinery upgrade services that are designed to extend equipment life cycle. Leave antiquated controls in the past, and allow us to implement modern machine control systems featuring servo drives, PLCs, and HMIs. Our specialists will retain machine framing, tooling, and fixtures and outfit them with updated components to bring machines to new revision levels at a fraction of the cost of brand new equipment.

Equipment Revitalization: a short Case Study

One of our customers recalled almost 70 machines from numerous locations, and delivered them to our facility for the purpose of retrofitting them with updated controls and new servo units. co manufacturing and the customer had spent two years designing and prototyping the equipment’s next iteration.

Some of these machines, built by pāco manufacturing, had aged over 30 years. These machines were reduced to their base frames, re-finished and painted, retrofitted with the new servo units and the latest in controls components, and shipped back to their respective locations. These machines not only sported a new look, but were also all updated to the same revision level encompassing technological advancements and the customer’s newest standards.

Machine Upgrades

Examples such as this demonstrate how machines can be retrofitted and reconditioned to meet changing manufacturing needs and industry standards. This service is growing in popularity as businesses seek to drive down overhead expenditures while increasing productivity.

This machine upgrade service has been utilized across a range of industries including automotive, electronics, food processing, manufacturing, medical, and pharmaceutical.

General Machine Upgrade Capabilities:

  • Consulting
  • Design
  • Conceptual and Prototyping
  • Repair
  • Recondition and Update
  • Build/Fabricate
  • Update Controls

Engineering Capabilities:

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM)
  • Electrical
  • Hydraulic
  • Mechanical
  • Pneumatic
  • Programming

Machine Styles Available for Upgrades:

  • Automatic
  • Continuous
  • Flexible – Product can be reconfigured, expanded, or moved as needed.
  • Modular
  • Non-Synchronous – Product is not designed to operate in conjunction with other machines.
  • Semi-Automatic
  • Synchronous – Product is designed to operate in conjunction with other machines.

Contact us today to discuss the current status of your equipment, and how we can modernize it for our optimal efficiency!