Category Archives: Manufacturing

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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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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Engineering Expansion Success at UMD!

Here at UMD Automated Systems, we’re entering Phase 3 of our company expansion. This phase includes expanding our engineering office and is expected to start on April 27th for company/customer use. Our goal at UMD is to challenge the status … 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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UMD Automated Systems Looks Forward to 2017

Here at UMD Automated Systems, we are currently analyzing the manufacturing outlook and trends for 2017 and 2018. Although slow growth is predicted, there will most likely be a long-term increase over the coming years, which is great news for … Continue reading

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2016 in Review

With the holidays fast approaching, it seems that another year has come and gone. We at UMD Automated Systems are looking ahead and preparing for the new year. At the same time, we’re taking the time to look back at … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed UMD at the ITEC or IEC 2016, Here’s a Quick Recap!

It’s been 20 years since UMD opened our doors to customers from the tire manufacturing and automotive industries and we haven’t looked back. Working from a place of integrity and meticulous attention to detail, UMD has grabbed every opportunity to … Continue reading

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UMD Automated Systems Celebrates National Manufacturing Day

The first Friday of every October, companies across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico celebrate National Manufacturing Day. This year, the event takes place on October 7th with over 2,340 events. National Manufacturing Day is a day for companies to open … Continue reading

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