Custom Designed
Automation Equipment

  • Full in house turnkey capabilities from design, manufacturing, wiring, assembly, programming, installation, training and service.
  • Innovative designs in a broad range of markets served brings a broad range of experience to serve our custom capabilities.
  • Customers can choose from CMI standard machine chassis platforms or custom designed to best suite application.
  • Design and construction of inline,rotary indexing, continuous motion, power/free, servo drives and robotics.
Learn More

About us

Central Machines, Inc.

Through state-of-the-art prototyping and process development, we provide custom high-speed assembly machines for virtually any industry. We utilize the latest machine vision systems technology to ensure each machine we manufacture meets our clients’ guidelines and specifications.

We specialize in the design and construction of in-line, rotary, indexing, continuous motion, power/free, and contact insertion process equipment.

Automation is a necessity for all types of manufacturers; pharmaceuticals, electronics, electric controls, automotive, plastics and packaging. Wherever there is a need for fast, efficient and repetitive assembly of parts, you will find our equipment. When it comes to custom assembly systems, Lincolnshire, Ill.-based Central Machines Inc. offers some of the most innovative automation systems in the industry. The company specializes in continuous motion.

Proudly manufactured in the US and distributed Globally.

Learn More

Testimonials

Thanks for the great work with this equipment. It’s running without any issues and the process is (more) friendly than other induction machines we have in the plant.

- Sonia

I appreciate the quick turnaround. It has been a pleasant experience working with everyone at Central Machines and the cap closer works well. We have closed over 23 million caps to date.

- Nick

Thank you so much for turning around those new upper punches which replaced the ones that were lost. We also appreciated the help getting them to us so we could run the mold. Your effort was much appreciated!!

- Dan

I appreciate the willingness to go beyond expectations!

- Larry
View All

Blog

Types of Automated Assembly Machines

Automation entails a controller comparing a measured state to a list of ideal values and adjusting it to preserve the desired conditions. While automation initially involved mechanical controls, technological advancement allowed it to move past that and use electronic and computer controls based on advanced programming languages. Today, it is commonly associated with integrating computers […]

Learn More
Why You Should Invest In Automation Equipment

Automated systems and technologies are becoming the prime choice for so many industries. These types of equipment are used to automatically perform production operations in place of human workers by receiving input from a machine operator. Some examples of automated equipment are robots, automation cells, conveyor machines, lifter and turnover machines, and the like. Many […]

Learn More
Power Consumption of Automated Assembly Machines and Systems

Automated assembly machines can consume a great deal of power. In fact, many rely on notoriously expensive com…

Learn More
View All