Always on time thanks to Prima Power's machine upgrades.
A modern sheet metal working machine can be upgraded with new features and functions during its long lifetime. Prima Power's modular design philosophy enables numerous solutions to optimize performance and versatility while increasing the level of automation, as well as ensuring that machines or production systems can be upgraded even years after the original installation (subject to individual case analysis).
With the integration of new capabilities to the production technology already in use, even more diversified production activities can be met, offering increased productivity. Planning and implementation of such possibilities is an essential part of Prima Power's services.
Updating machine to the latest generation
Industry 4.0 (Smart manufacturing)
Standard and Tailored solutions
Standard machine upgrades: options that the customer can select during negotiations for the purchase of a new machine. These types of upgrades are also available after delivery.
Customized machine upgrades: options that were not available for the machine at the time of purchase. In this case, Prima Power can study a tailored solution for the customer.
Staying ahead of the competition with automation
Over the years, automations have evolved significantly, increasing their performance and adding more features. Prima Power has constantly worked to upgrade obsolete products with new features and offer similar performance to new machines.
When a customer has a need of increasing automation Prima Power can offer automation solutions for the existing machines as well.
Existing Prima Power Night Train storage lifetime can be extended as well with the modernization solutions.
Advantages of automation upgrades:
New server PC with up to date OS
Possibility to connect new machines
New Tulus Storage Software
Smaller investment compared to the new automation
Sustainable investment (old steel structures can be re-used)
Pipemodul Oy, a Finnish family business producing prefabricated pipeline and cable boxes, chose Prima Power’s servo-electric press brake, enhancing its commitment to responsible manufacturing practices.
Metaltecnica manufactures equipment designed to maximize efficiency and reduce energy consumption, while also boosting performance to enable maximum hygiene in kitchens around the world. This wide range of solutions is divided into six product categories and includes a number of high-performance Prima Power plants in their manufacture.
Bierkühl Oy, a beverage equipment manufacturer from Mikkeli, is known for its innovative Finnish expertise and quality. The customers include leading operators and breweries in the beverage industry. The company is also a contract manufacturer for machines intended for cleaning ventilation ducts and dust-free renovation work under its own Bos® Cleantec brand.
Uudenmaan Ohutlevy Oy, based in Kerava, Finland, manufactures sheet metal components and assemblies for machinery and equipment manufacturers in various industries. The vast majority of production is individual components, as well as various configurations, but also welded assemblies. The greatest volume of outgoing goods is products that are cut, edged, tapped and otherwise harnessed with different fasteners.
Managing Director Kai Salo and Production Director Petri Kallio from Laitila Coating Oy visited the Seinäjoki factory at the end of April 2020. The program included the handover of the Combi Sharp 1225machine from the latest Prima Power investment, as well as the connected Compact Express automation device, and customer-specific test runs.
Industry 4.0 before the definition even existed and always oriented towards investing in new technologies, the DAV metalworks company in Rho has decided to focus on a highly automated Combi Genius 1530 laser and punching machine from Prima Power to increase production efficiency and expand the range of machining operations that can be performed directly on the machine.
Raytec LLC, a fourth-generation Pennsylvania family business, has experienced rapid expansion by investing in Prima Power equipment and turning their operation from completely manual to fully automated.
At Prima Power, we strive to build long-lasting business relationships based on mutual trust and respect. But don’t take our word for it: our customer Rappo, whom we’ve worked with for 25 years, shares his point of view.
They ply the seas across the world, hosting anywhere from a few dozen to a few thousand people. we’re talking about the cruise ships, large yachts and river boats for which the De Wave group produces various types of on-board furnishings and fittings, all created using integrated technologies of a high-performance automatic line by Prima Power
As one of the largest producers of heat pumps and chillers, Clivet has chosen Prima Power’s servo-electric technology to modernise its sheet metal processing plant with highly automated solutions that are fully Industry 4.0 integrated. The PSBB line represents the heart of the department, managing the entire production process with stations for punching, shearing, buffering and bending.
Switchgear lineups are engineered-to-order products with a lot of variation among jobs, including fabricated sheet metal parts. Enabling the new JST Power Equipment switchgear-manufacturing plant to excel at taking on low-volume production: an automated punch-shear combination machine.
Laser cutting addition speeds production for a Tennessee supplier of gas-leak-testing technology while freeing waterjet cutting machines for other work. It’s an all-around win for Vacuum Technology Inc.
If Italian cuisine is one of the most famous and renowned in the world, then this is definitely thanks to chefs who have exported the recipe, but those who produce kitchen utensils also play a very important role. Such is the case for Gi.Metal, who specialises in the manufacture of pizzeria equipment, which use Prima Power lasers in the cutting process.
Scott Springfield Sfg, inc. in Calgary, Canada, is a leading supplier of custom air handling systems, utilizing the latest technologies to provide its customers with a flexible solution to their air handler needs.
Rizzato S.p.A., an Italian leader in subcontracting for the processing of stainless steel and other materials for semi-finished and finished products, is in constant evolution for excellence. At the base of its growth, a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a continuous commitment to always be at the forefront of production technologies and automation. The farsighted choice of a modular automatic storage solution has kept the company one step ahead for over 20 years, adapting to growing production needs.
Steelcomp Oy will continue its strong production development work in its operations in Kauhava, Finland. With a newly completed plant extending over more than 5,000 square meters and extensive investments in Prima Power production automation, the company is on the road to strong growth for years to come.
The eco-efficient cell with panel bender, press brake and industrial robot.
Most organizations today claim sustainability is one of their core values, yet it is not so common to find companies that are able to set better standards for environmental protection with their products. Schulthess Maschinen AG is one of these few game changers, thanks to its exceptionally energy-efficient washing machines and dryers.
FlexMet continues to change its manufacturing focus, now with a new bending tool. A new product focus and a desire to automate bending are just two of the reasons that FlexMet, Franklin, Tenn., operates a panel bending machine instead of relying on more press brakes for its bending needs.
Lankapaja Corporation is one of the biggest and best-known sheet metal subcontractors in Finland, and manufactures a wide range of products such as store furniture, trolleys, steel components, chair and table frames, and racks. The company started as a lampshade manufacturer as far back as 1935, but its capacity and reputation today allow it to deliver comprehensive solutions for shop furnishing or logistics systems for laundries and hotels, for example.
From humble beginnings to top supplier of precision metal fabrication, prototype manufacturing, and short-run production for Tier 1 suppliers and OEMs in the Midwest: Duggan Manufacturing looks back on 20 years of hard work, smart investments, and great customer service, with Prima Power at its side.
As a leader in the Chinese high-tech market and beyond, CHINT needs the most flexible, integrated, and powerful equipment to meet the requirements of an increasingly competitive market. The company’s ability to recognize emerging trends and keep up with innovation has allowed it to make the right investments for business success and almost 30 years of growth in a technology-driven field.
Specialising in manufacturing components and accessories for HVAC systems, Tecno-Ventil internally manages the entire production chain: assembled products created from 15,000 primary parts, are combined to create innovative, intelligent, and stylish solutions. A process where the sheet metal department makes the most of a high-performance, continuously running Prima Power system consisting of a fiber laser cutting machine, a storage unit, and an automatic parts sorting system.
Headquartered in Spain, with 8 production centers, 13 subsidiaries worldwide, and a global network made up of 1,000 employees who work closely with more than 130 distributors around the world, HIMOINSA, part of the Yanmar Group, is one of the top global giants that designs, manufactures and distributes power generation equipment.
After about thirty years, Giletta, a company that is part of the Bucher Municipal group, a landmark in the production and sale of snow removal machines and equipment, decided to bring the steelwork department back in-house by installing a new fiber laser cutting system and a servo-electric press brake both by Prima Power.
When Randy Williams opened his job shop, he was already a seasoned fabricator. “I grew up with metal fabrication,” explains Williams. “My dad was an aerospace engineer who built trampolines part-time when I was 10 years old, and I helped build parts in the basement. His business evolved into making ferris wheels and other portable amusement rides, but eventually the liability insurance became too challenging for the small company.”
Advanced laser technology has been instrumental in making the four affiliated companies of the Diversified Tooling Group, Madison Heights, Mich., into a leading supplier of single-source manufacturing solutions to the automotive, heavy truck, defense, industrial equipment, power generation, rail, and foundry industries
For the past five years, R & M Manufacturing has faced an interesting challenge. The company has experienced a strong growth cycle, and projections are even stronger for the future with such customer industries as electrical, power generation, solar, air purification, HVAC, home & building, etc.
Thanks to integrating a Prima Power fully-automatic laser cutting system, consisting of a 6 kW Platino Fiber 2.0 laser cutting machine, along with a Night Train automated warehouse, Carpenteria Metallica Depedri has been able to increase productivity by 30%.
The construction phase of the new Biohort manufacturing site in Herzogsdorf (Upper Austria) lasted just over a year. With cutting-edge industry standards and optimised process cycles, the specialist for storage space solutions created new resources for further growth with new Plant 2, an addition to its Neufelden headquarters.
After having chosen Prima Power as the supplier of the company's very first laser cutting machine, ATP decided to continue focusing on the quality and technology of the Italian manufacturer by also investing in a servo-electric bending machine
Astra was founded just short of thirty years ago as the result of an innovative instinct which proved successful in just a few years: that stainless steel would become the technological material of the future.
Since A & J Precision Sheetmetal Inc., San Jose, CA, first opened its doors in 1995, the company has earned a stellar reputation as a leading job shop producing high-quality precision parts in the demanding Silicon Valley.