Custom Automated Assembly and Process Machinery

Solara Automation’s customers come to us with a wide variety of goals, information and requirements for custom automated assembly and process machinery. Some provide very extensive RFP’s that define exactly how they envision a new automated cell. Others come to Solara with just a problem and a goal. Our reputation is built upon developing innovative solutions to every automation opportunity.

Our customer base represents products to be produced from dozens of parts per minute to hundreds of parts per minute. Our engineering team is resourceful and experienced enough to apply the appropriate level of automation to accomplish the goals.  We support customers in many markets, including Automotive, Electronics, Consumer, Life Sciences, Industrial, and others.

Once we understand your custom automated machinery challenge, our team will be prepared to design a solution that meets your company’s goals.

Assembly Applications

  • Indexing Machines
  • Robotic Work Cells
  • Parts Feeding, Orienting and Escapement Systems
  • Palletizing, Stacking, Packing and Tray Handling

Processing Applications

  • Custom Material Handling and Conveyor Systems
  • Surface Finishing, Grinding, and Polishing Systems
  • Packaging and Labeling Systems
  • Laser Marking and Cutting, Impact and Ink Jet Marking

Articles About Automated Assembly and Process Machinery

  • Robotic Staking System

    Application: Forming and Inspection System Industry:  Automotive Project Criteria Solara’s customer manufactures components of automotive drive axles.  The requirements for the station were to first inspect previous assembly step, to stake the part, and last to inspect the staking process. Solara engineered and built a single-robot cell.  After the previous assembly step, the operator loads […]

  • Chamfer Grinding Machine

    Application: Chamfer Grinding Machine Industry: Automotive Project Criteria Customer asked Solara Automation to design, build and test a machine to grind a chamfer on ceramic disks. We engineered a free-standing workstation consisting of a 4-position rotary dial table, magazine-fed part infeed, a grinding wheel mounted on a swing arm, an air knife to blow off […]

  • Hydraulic Roll-Forming Machine

    Application: Assembly Machine Industry: Industrial Components Project Criteria Solara engineered this assembly machine in the production of drive rollers used in conveyor systems. The project required automation to produce grooves in steel tubes with auto-positioning of hydraulic grooving heads and precise groove depth control. Project Features 240 parts per hour Auto part load/unload Hydraulic form […]

  • Vial Assembly Machine

    Application: Assembly Machine Industry: Pharmaceutical Project Criteria Solara Automation was asked to assemble a device used for cardiovascular screening. The requirement was to automate the process of assembling liquid filled, sealed plastic vials. The machine was engineered to insert an internal glass tube and filter and then printing and labeling the finished product. Project Features […]

  • Bandsaw Blade Automation Robot Work Cell

    Application: Material Handling, Welding, and Grinding Industry:  Tools Solara Automation’s customer manufactures portable bandsaw blades.  Solara’s engineers were challenged to build an automation cell that fed the raw material, formed the blade into a loop, weld the ends together, anneal seam, and grind the seam. Solara engineered and built a three-robot cell.  The blade material […]

  • Dowel Assembly and Inspection Systems

    Application: Assembly and Inspection System Industry: Automotive Solara Automation’s customer produces sintered metal parts used in engines. The requirements for the automation was assemble dowels and pins into parts and inspect assemblies for defects and proper dowel insertion depth. Solara engineered and built two automated machines to assemble and inspect five different parts. A vision […]

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