EPSI Updates

October 15th, 2019

EPSI has completed work on a wire tensioner. This machine runs smooth with low friction. Options include loadcell and encoder.


September 25th, 2019

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September 18th, 2019

Effective Production Solutions is assembling a wire tensioner for an extrusion line.


September 7th, 2019

Call Effective Production Solutions for all your robot integration needs!

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August 22nd, 2019

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July 30th, 2019

Effective Productions Solutions has been busy with service work, repairs, and continuing work on a new robot machine.

July 16th, 2019

Effective Production Solutions now has an app! Check us out on the Google Play Store.

July 4th, 2019

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June 26th, 2019

EPSI has completed work on miscellaneous custom parts. This includes custom welded cans, custom hopper, rebuilt pulleys, and laser brackets.

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June 17th, 2019

EPSI has completed work on a Wire Payoff Rebuild.

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May 30th, 2019

EPSI is working on Siemens programming for a scrubber machine.


May 21st, 2019

EPSI is busy working on a variety of projects!

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Robot Winder Machine

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Wire Payoff Rebuild

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Wire Hanker

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Fryer Lift

May 14th, 2019

Effective Production Solutions surpassed our donation goal of $2,000 for Marklund's Second Annual Run, Walk & Roll Bloomingdale 5K/1Mile fundraising event!

Thank you to everyone who donated and volunteered their time.

EPSI is proud to have been the 2nd team with highest donation amount!


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April 16th, 2019

EPSI has recently made modifications to a wire rewind machine

March 27th, 2019

Effective Production Solutions, Inc. is a family run business. Our next generation is hard at work!

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March 19th, 2019

EPSI’s recent updates include:

  • Building a stand for a color mixer

  • Modifying a wire payoff

  • Improving a customer’s wire forming machine

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Run, Walk, and Roll - EPSI Cares

Effective Production Solutions, Inc. is proud to participate in Marklund’s Second Annual Run, Walk & Roll Bloomingdale 5K/1 Mile fundraising event.

Marklund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves infants, teens and adults with serious and profound developmental disabilities and special healthcare needs.

Please consider donating to our team and help make everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities.


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February 8th, 2019

EPSI recent updates include:

  • Starting work on two DAQ cabinets

  • Designing a robot wire spooler

February 4th, 2019

EPSI has recently shipped two custom ovens with hydraulic lift.

January 10th, 2019

EPSI recent updates include:

  • Shipped an assembly machine

  • Continue work on a spin machine

  • Modify machine for Poka-Yoke with a barcode scanner

December 19th, 2018

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Happy Holidays from Effective Production Solutions!

December 12th, 2018

Effective Production Solutions is a family owned business, and we are busy training the next generation!

November 15th, 2018

EPSI has recently completed work on an Assembly Machine.

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November 1st, 2018

EPSI has purchased a new mill to increase our efficiency!


October 15th, 2018

EPSI recent projects include:

  • Shipped 3 DAQ Systems

  • Shipped 2 Powered Payoffs

  • Building a molded parts machine

  • Starting work on a spin cast machine

October 3rd, 2018

EPSI recently completed work on two powered payoffs.

September 18th, 2018

EPSI is busy continuing work on several projects:

  • Powered payoffs

  • A data acquisition machine

  • A molded part assembly machine

  • Repairing cookie machines

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September 11th, 2018

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August 28th, 2018

  • EPSI is currently building a fixture that inserts steel balls into a molded part.

  • We are continuing work on two powered payoffs.

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August 21st, 2018

  • A customer had a 1980s vintage control system. EPSI was called in to repair the control system with Automation Direct components (Productivity 2000 PLC). EPSI disassembled the old controls, installed and wired the new components, programmed the PLC using PID functions. EPSI had them up and running in three days. The customer was very pleased with the quality , efficiency and quick turnaround time.

  • EPSI is currently building two powered pay-offs.

  • EPSI replaced an ATCON controller with Automation Direct PLC on a clipper spooler. The PLC controls the machine functions including dance position and empty reel speed, programmed through an HMI.

August 2nd, 2018

  • EPSI recently completed work on a Cut to Length machine. A customer needed an upgrade on their previous machine.

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Cut to Length Machine Before

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Cut to Length Machine After

July 19th, 2018

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July 10th, 2018

EPSI is busy working on:

  • Three data acquisition cabinets

  • Finishing work on a test stand

  • Testing hydraulic valves

  • Starting work on two large powered pay offs

June 8th, 2018

Contact EPSI for your Omron and Automation Direct system integrator needs! 

June 1st, 2018

Effective Production Solutions is now an Omron Industrial Automation System Integrator!  Contact us for your Omron Robotic needs.

May 16th, 2018

Effective Production Solutions is currently completing a training program in robotics.  We are excited to offer our customers the latest technology and advances in robotic services!

May 9th, 2018

Effective Production Solutions has new services in 2018!

  • Integrating and programming robots in partnership with Omron

  • Purchased new equipment, CNC milling machine and forklift, to better supply custom machinery

May 1st, 2018

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April 10th, 2018

  • Auto Saw completed

March 8th, 2018

  • Finished and installed three auto-saws

  • Started work on a new automation machine

  • Maintenance Work

    • Repair Machinery

February 8th, 2018

EPSI is continuing work on several custom and off the shelf machines

Hopper & Stand

February 2nd, 2018

EPSI is working on a custom wire machine. 

January 16th, 2018

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January 11th, 2018

EPSI weekly projects include:

  • Building a wire bonder

  • Building an additional Auto-Saw

December 26th, 2017


December 20th, 2017

EPSI has purchased new equipment for our shop!


December 8th, 2017

EPSI projects this week include:

  • Started building a new automated saw

  • Continue work on building a machine to bond wire together

December 1st, 2017

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November 8th, 2017

EPSI has completed work on two custom part cutters with servo feed

October 11th, 2017

EPSI continues work on a custom part cutter with servo feed

October 3rd, 2017

Effective Production Solutions will be participating in Run, Walk & Roll 5k for Marklund on October 22nd.  The Run, Walk & Roll has raised more than $190,000 for children and adults with developmental disabilities.  Like Marklund on facebook at www.facebook.com/MarklundCharity 

September 26th, 2017

EPSI weekly projects include:

  • Service Work

  • Repairing a broken machine for a customer

  • Building an Auto-Saw

Custom Part Cutter with Servo Feed


August 22nd, 2017

EPSI is busy building machines!  This week we:

  • Shipped control boxes

  • Installed an extrusion line

  • Moved old extrusion line to new location

  • Building a belt wrap capstan

  • Building a dual reel spooler

August 14th, 2017


August 7th, 2017

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July 31st, 2017

EPSI projects this week include:

  • Shipped 10 panels

  • Making stands for extrusion line

    • Power up extrusion and begin debugging

July 24th, 2017

EPSI projects this week include:

  • Building and installing extrusion lines

  • Continue work on control panels

July 18th, 2017

EPSI projects this week include:

  • Belt Wrap Capstan- frame ready assembly

  • Continued work on 46 control panels being built for a printing company


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  • Building a sink (tank and pump)

  • Stainless Steel Tank and Pump

July 10th, 2017

EPSI projects this week include:

  • Started building 46 control cabinets for a printing company

  • Installing an extrusion line at a wire company

  • Designing and building stainless steel water tanks

July 3rd, 2017

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June 26th, 2017

Wash Machine
  • Customer purchased modification to wash machine. EPSI designed and manufactured stainless steel guards.

  • Design work this week included:

    • Custom capstan

    • Custom brackets for supporting extruder

    • Concepted new automated machine

June 19th, 2017

EPSI's weekly projects include:

  • Shipped wire spooler

  • Installed extrusion line at customer's location

June 8th, 2017

  • EPSI has completed work on wire spoolers!

Weekly Updates

June 1st, 2017

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May 22nd, 2017

  • EPSI is completing work on wire spoolers

Dual Reel Wire Spooler

May 15th, 2017

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May 2nd, 2017

  • EPSI is building custom wire stainless steel troughs

April 25th, 2017

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April 17th, 2017

  • See EPSI built control panel for new wash machines

  • Weekly service work:

    • Repaired a customer's air compressor

    • Repaired hydraulic leak for customer

  • Continued work on building machines internally

March 28th, 2017

  • An EPSI customer had a broken color mixer for their extruder. It was brought to our shop where we made and welded parts with next-day turn-around!

  • A customer called about a machine EPSI built 17 years ago. The machine has a worn out shaft (intricate weldment). EPSI is in the process of repairing it this week.

March 20th, 2017

  • An EPSI customer supplied a non-working, 20 year old automation machine that was not worth rebuilding. Rather than build a new machine, EPSI built a heat stake and testing fixture utilizing parts from the customer's old machine.

Notice the banner opto-touches and safety relay to protect the operator.  This machines uses low cost automation direct pneumatic valves and controls.

March 13th, 2017

  • This week's projects include:

    • A robot demo for a repeat customer who has previously purchased 8 of our machines and is currently looking to reduce labor

    • Repaired a customer's food machine

    • Continue to build wire spoolers, trough and capstans

February 28th, 2017

  • Customer requested demo pick and place to load existing cleaning machine. Project requires to pick from a 60 plate palate, load the cleaning machine and then take the finished part and place it into another 60 plate palate.

February 27th, 2017

  • EPSI is manufacturing two dancers. Pictured below: Two dancers, one work in progress


February 17th, 2017

This week's projects include:

  • Continuing work on wire spoolers

  • Service Work: A customer called with an early morning emergency. Their German machine with hard to get parts was not working. The customer needed this machine to produce product for their new customer. EPSI had them up and running the same day!

February 7th, 2017

This week's projects include:

  • Building an extrusion line for a wire company

  • Adding safety controls to an existing machine in our shop

  • Repairing two hi-pot testers

  • Designing and building an automated part washer

  • Designing and building a heat stake and test fixture

January 16th, 2017

  • Effective Production Solutions, Inc. is celebrating 20 years in business!

January 9th, 2017

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January 2nd, 2017

  • Effective Production Solutions weekly updates include:

    • Repairing a heat sealing packaging machine

  • Retro fit cooling trough for wire insulating line

  • Modify wire brushing machine to run different parts

  • Begin manufacturing spoolers for wire winding

December 12th, 2016


November 29th, 2016

  • Effective Production Solutions weekly projects included:

    • Shipping a Hipot Tester

    • Finished PLC repair

    • Created Vision System for Adept Robot

    • Started work on a conveyor to catch parts cut from an automated lathe. Parts will be organized and positioned for a robot pick

November 18th, 2016

  • This is a before and after photo of a PLC repaired by Effective Production Solutions. The "before" picture on the left is an Allen Bradley PLC2 that has lost the memory. The "after" picture on the right is Automation Direct Productivity PLC with Isolation Relays.


November 2nd, 2016

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October 21st, 2016

  • EPSI is upgrading a Hipot Tester, adding additional testing per customer requests.

  • Repair work:

    • Repair thermoformer for large display company

    • Repair extrusion line heat controls

    • Repair heat stake machine

  • EPSI is currently working on robot programming.

September 26th, 2016

  • An EPSI customer has an old grinder that is critical to their production. This grinder was designed with an Allen Bradley PLC 2. The memory was lost. EPSI will replace the PLC and program and debug the grinder to get it back into production for under $10,000 and immediate delivery!

September 13th, 2016

  • EPSI installed a packaging system on a CNC lather including robot and controls.

  • EPSI modified a custom HiPot tester.

September 6th, 2016

  • EPSI completed work on two 6-head powered payoffs.

August 22nd, 2016

  • EPSI Service Call:  A customer had their Allen Bradley Panel View 1000 fail.  EPSI arrived early Monday morning to get the customer up and running.  EPSI repaired the vacuum forming machine's infrared sensor.

  • EPSI is in the process of designing a large band-saw.  The project is awaiting customer approval for the build.

  • This week, EPSI also designed a packing machine for a lathe.  Next week the build begins. 

August 9th, 2016

  • EPSI is building two 6-head powered payoffs.

August 2nd, 2016

  • This custom-built wire payoff is in the process of being built.

July 27th, 2016

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July 15th, 2016

  • Re-programming from scratch is time consuming and expensive. Call EPSI to discuss your back-up needs!

    • Our customer lost his PLC program and did not have a back-up. All his machines have different PLCs and HMIs. EPSI created back-ups for future use.

  • Our customer has a printing machine that has not been run for five years and was recently moved. After reassembly, it would not run. EPSI was called in to fix the problem. The primary machine has an Allen Bradley PLC and HMI. The machine feeders are controlled with an Omron PLC and Omron HMI. EPSI was brought onsite to make the machine run again.

July 7th, 2016

  • Prototype conveyor to catch parts as they are cut from an automated lathe. Parts will be organized and positioned for a robot pick.

June 29th, 2016

  • Effective Production Solutions projects this week included:

    • Programming a Siemens PLC and HMI for a local panel builder

    • Programming an Automation Direct HMI for a local food manufacturer's oven

    • Aiding a local manufacturer program a PLC after their previous program was lost due to battery failure

    • Programming a PLC for a local manufacturer to communicate between presses and a data collection system

June 20th, 2016

  • Hydraulic cutter for steel cable. Accurate, fast, cutting

June 13th, 2016

  • Effective Production Solutions is a family owned business. Our next generation is ready for training!

June 6th, 2016

  • A large exhibit and display company contacted EPSI (Effective Production Solutions, Inc.) to help with an Automation Direct HMI. The battery had died and they lost the program. EPSI programmed a new HMI and integrated it to their machine with an Automation Direct PLC. Take advantage of EPSI's expertise and have us back-up your program before it's too late!

May 31st, 2016

  • For this Hydraulic Wire Cutter, the operator sets the wire length and the machine pulls the wire and cuts to the length.

May 23rd, 2016

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May 16th, 2016

  • Control Panel for customer supplied test stand. Test stand operations are controlled through PC based HMI. Data is collected and stored in an Access Database.