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Smith Machine Worx - Stacks of Wood Pallets

A Notcher Gets Up to Speed

A pallet manufacturer requires three different sized and notched boards to assemble a pallet. The original workflow consisted of saws operating at 500ft/min followed by...
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Smith Machine Worx - Machining

Three Machine Centers in One

A manufacturer’s line required material to move in a sequence between three different machining centers. Forklifts provided the pick and place between the machines...
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Smith Machine Worx - Forklift carrying stacks of wood

Double Duty = Double Trouble

A manufacturer needed to sort and grade raw materials before delivery by forklift to process. Seven forklift drivers followed a loop of sort, grade, pick and place - driving and hopping...
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Smith Machine Worx - Control Panel

Update to Upgrade

A large millworks owned an older model planer that was no longer serviced by its manufacturer. The company...
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Smith Machine Worx - Automation Planning

Automation by Analysis

Smith Machine Worx designs and builds custom automation after analyzing your plant. We identify your bottlenecks and study them in depth to design a more efficient system...
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