October 17, 2012 -- When age and wear takes its toll on machines, retrofits are a service that can provide a
much-needed upgrade and increase the life of the installed systems. Automation GT is an
end-to-end service provider that has extensive experience in providing retrofit upgrades
within a wide variety of industries. Machines can require retrofits for a variety of reasons
such as equipment replacement, re-tooling, control system upgrades, performance
improvement or to increase safety.
Despite enjoying an order book at record level, Automation GT welcomed a refurbishing
project from a manufacturer. The company required a refurbishment for its system that
assembles connectors and fittings because the throughput had risen from a 2.3 seconds
cycle time to a 2.8 seconds cycle time. Automation GT was contacted to carry out this
service, which would speed up its cycle time whilst adding 8-10 years onto the life of the
The refurbishment is being carried out on three large bowl-feeders that work together as one
complete system, feeding the connecting parts to the main machine to be assembled. At its
HQ in Escondido Automation GT is rebuilding the feeders, replacing old air cylinders, and
replacing any moving parts that have come under any considerable wear during their 12-
Retrofits are an economical method of ensuring that existing systems are restored and
modernized. Automation GT is experienced in completing this service during a
manufacturer’s low-demand season and returning the upgraded systems ready for the new
Automation GT is an end-to-end service provider that manages retrofits on a variety of
applications, such as Part Inspection Systems, Printer Systems and Connector Assembly
Machines. For more information on retrofit integration the new-look Automation GT website
has full details of its services http://automationgt.com/services/retrofit-integration/
About Automation GT
Automation GT design and manufacture machines for applications that are mission-critical
and that require exceptional precision and reliability. They have developed a reputation for
perfection through design.
Their core competence is built around automation. Combined with focus on design
excellence, this has facilitated growth in some of the world’s most advanced industries.
Automation GT has long-standing relationships within industries such as the Life Sciences -
Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Medical Devices.
Based in the innovation hub of Southern California, Automation GT reaches out globally.
Contact Automation GT:
1250 Pacific Oaks Place, #100
Escondido, CA. 92029 USA
Telephone: +1 (760) 741-7288
FAX: +1 (760) 741-7269