Category Archives: Customized Systems

Increasing Efficiency in Tire and Rubber Operations

The automotive and tire manufacturing industry is an intriguing space to be in. However, technology is constantly changing in the industry and with that, the efficiency of your operations can be hindered causing problems. UMD creates complete state-of-the-art material handling … Continue reading

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Better Technology Leading to Efficiency in the Tire Manufacturing Industry

Those working in the tire manufacturing industry are faced with many challenges and obstacles. They are up against rigid government regulations, ever-changing standards, and consumer need for a great product at a low price. To achieve these standards, tire manufacturers … Continue reading

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Electrical and Control Solutions Tailored By UMD Automated Systems

You deserve a software solution that is more than “just adequate.” While many off-the-shelf software packages provide functionality that “gets the job done”, none are unique to your operation or your company. UMD sees it a bit differently. It is … Continue reading

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Tire Sorter and Conveyor System Solutions

UMD creates innovative material handling solutions by listening very closely to our clients. We want to understand your process challenges, equipment needs, and performance objectives. Then we provide a product that will meet your goals – and exceed your expectations. … Continue reading

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UMD’s Tire Diverters Stand the Test of Time

One of our very early diverters, some of the first diverters in the industry, has been in place since 2002 and are still up and running. These diverters handle roughly 60%-70% of one of our particular customers’ production, 24 hours … Continue reading

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USTMA sees 2018 tire shipments rising 1%

The shipping rates for U.S. tires are expected to rise 1 percent compared to 2017 according to reports from the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association. Medium truck tires are the ones fueling this growth, according to USTMA figures. Original equipment truck and … Continue reading

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Why Are Installation Drawings for Your Material Handling System Important?

Detailed material handling system installation drawings lead to successful projects. Material handling system drawings are a key piece when proposing a new system. If they don’t make sense, it can interfere with discussions and the final outcome of the system … Continue reading

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Top 5 Material Handling Trends Changing the Industry

Is your company adapting to keep up with new trends and preparing for the future? In order to remain competitive, staying well informed of what’s coming ahead is essential. The following are 10 material handling trends making great changes and … Continue reading

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Implementing An Automation System

Automation isn’t a desire, it’s a need. Every plant operations manager is aware of this need and the impact it has on the overall safety, reliability and economic efficiency. Still, companies are sometimes suspicious of adopting such technologies as the … Continue reading

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UMD Offers Latest Industry Technology Updates Through YouTube Videos

Here at UMD Automated Systems, we create material handling solutions for manufacturers in a wide range of industries, such as Tire and Rubber, Tier 1 Automotive, packaging and tote handling, appliance, bulk handling, and structural. When you choose us for … Continue reading

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