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.
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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.

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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
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Choosing the Right Lip Balm Cartridge Assembly Machines

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Key Considerations in Cap Lining Machines

Cap lining machines are specialized units of packaging machinery for applying liners to the interior of bottle caps. These wads create a secure seal to the closures, preventing product destruction, contaminations, and tampering. Depending on the business or industry, the cap liners are often constructed from foam, cork, pulp, foil, or plastic. Also known as […]

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What To Look For in Custom Electronics Assembly Equipment

Custom electronics assembly equipment refers to machines and tools designed and built to meet the specific requirements of the electronics manufacturing industry. These machines can vary widely in size, complexity, and function, but they all share a common goal. They aim to improve the assembly process’s efficiency, quality, and accuracy. One of the main advantages […]

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