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What is new at QSI?

QSI remains open for business as an essential business!

We want to assure you that we take the health and well-being of our community, customers, and associates very seriously. Like you, we’re closely monitoring the quickly developing effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we are practicing social distancing and implementing other safety precautions for those associates required to be physically present at our location. Those associates who can be productive from home are doing so. We are all in this together. We continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will follow guidance from public health officials and government agencies, so we can continue to support our customers and communities as needed.

Please check out our updated Website and E-Store!

We’re happy to announce that we officially launched our new website back on January 24th.   The goal of redesigning our website was to optimize our customers experience and provide a more intuitive way to navigate our online web store. From the homepage, company information is accessible in one or two clicks. Customers can view each department, our latest news, and our online store with improved features. The redesign and launch have already had a positive effect with an increase in online store sales. Maintaining and updating our website plays a vital role in making new contacts and alerting us of new opportunities.   A snapshot of the new home page is below…

Automation Group

The 3 systems pictured and 22 other automation projects are all either on our floor being assembled, or in mechanical design right now. We have 15 Fanuc SCARA robots and 2 Fanuc six-axis robots on the floor as well. If we can help with any upcoming projects please contact us here.

Custom Machining Group

C-frames for our Plastics Machinery Group and Dial Table for the Automation Group getting machined at Custom. Having the ability to do this internally is what sets us apart from our competitors. We control quality and lead time on most, if not all, of our machine builds. We don’t have to wait for someone else’s schedule to receive custom machined product. Custom Machining specializes in large format machining and all of our groups here take advantage of that whenever possible. They do such a great job! Contact Mike McCoy with any large plate/format machining needs.

Feeder Bowl Group

Pictured below left is a vibratory feeder bowl with traditional vibratory inline tooling. Pictured below right is a non-traditional option that is available, depending on part geometry, to replace inline tooling for robot pick functions. If you are interested in learning more about this, please contact Ryan Berkes for more information.

(Above) parts fill silhouette tooling mounted directly to feeder bowl, from left to right. Part presence on each cavity is detected with sensors and parts can be picked directly from tooling with robot EOAT. This concept is especially useful to prevent shingling of thin or stamped parts with traditional inline tooling.

2020 EWPTE (Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo)

QSI had been preparing to exhibit at the EWPTE show being held in Wisconsin on May 13-14. Our Plastics Machinery Group and Mold Design Group were planning to showcase our new line of Atlas Injection Mold Machines. We have since received word of the postponement of this trade show until the fall of 2020. We will keep you posted should any of you want to visit with us there when the new show dates are released.