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Production Systems Automation is an experienced systems integrator providing services for turn-key capital projects including Control, PLC’s, HMI’s, Drives, Servo Systems, Safety Systems, OSHA compliance solutions and custom machines. PSA is staffed by certified electrical and mechanical engineers, designers, welders, machinists and technicians offering turn-key solutions in-house at our locations in Aston, PA and Duryea, PA.



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Episode 1


Marty Wolff introduces PSA’s CEO Michael McHale launching PSA’s podcast to explore the development of manufacturing in the US, Automation, Technology and associated business. PSA discusses bringing manufacturing back to the US and the changing world of automation. Includes a discussion of how automation is changing the industrial world and how robotics and AI are creating an improved environment for the world of manufacturing. PSA will be discussing drones, software, robotics and how the changing world of technology relates to business in upcoming podcasts.


Episode 2


CEO Mike McHale and Defense electromechanical engineer Dan Lykens discuss PSA’s drone program for the Department of Defense. PSA is currently developing drones for monitoring and surveillance purposes under a DOD contract at its Scranton/Wilkes Barre area location. PSA discusses the differences between dangerous slaughter-bot drones and how PSA is developing safe and purposeful drones for the military. Podcast includes discussions on using drones for purposes like delivery, photography, land survey and agriculture and specialized engineering skill requirements such as circuit board design, programming and aerodynamic design that are needed for PSA’s drone program.


Episode 3


Mike McHale introduces PSA’s Nick Rosati and Corey Hohol who lead PSA’s military and QA/QC programs to discuss how PSA is bringing non-traditional engineering roles into their defense program. PSA discusses inspection, prototyping and quality roles and utilizing engineering to improve mechanical processes that are used in both DOD and commercial industrial machining. PSA reviews the importance of quality inspections and engineering parts with reasonable tolerance limits and designs so that they can be fabricated efficiently and at a lower cost. PSA’s Mike McHale also discusses the shortage of skilled machinists and trades people and the value of skilled labor in our industry.


50LB BAG PALLETIZING SYSTEMS

PSA has developed multiple palletizing systems to handle different types of 50lb bagged product. Utilizing ABB’s IRB460 palletizing robots with custom designed end effectors PSA was able to weigh and flatten the bags, provide metal detection and palletize...

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BOTTLING PALLETIZER

PSA has created a fully automated case packing and palletizing system designed to process difficult-to-handle dairy bottles at a rate of over 100,000 bottles per 8 hour shift.

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SIEMENS DRIVE AND CONTROL SYSTEM

PSA upgraded an existing Allen-Bradley based PLC5, GML servo control and HMI control system with Siemen’s based S7-1500 system including a new 3 door control panel to house the Siemens PLC, Servo drives and TP1200 Operator Interface.

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ALLEN BRADLEY BANDER LINE DRIVE SYSTEM

PSA provided a replacement of 1394 servo drives and motors and 1336 VFD drives to Kinetix 5700 and Powerflex 755 on a multi back stand bander line. The system included replacement subpanels to be housed in the customer’s existing cabinet and a PLC

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Robotics

PSA offers 30+ years of robotic expertise serving the paper, tissue, converting, food and consumer products industries.
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PSA offers 30+ years of robotic expertise serving the paper, tissue, converting, food and consumer products industries.
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Drive Systems

PSA is a complete Systems Integrator. We are industry leaders in providing PLC's, AC/DC Variable Speed Drives, Motion Control and HMI's.
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PSA is a complete Systems Integrator. We are industry leaders in providing PLC's, AC/DC Variable Speed Drives, Motion Control and HMI's.
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Controls & Safety

PSA can custom design new controls of safety package for your equipment to allow implementation of the industry's latest technology.
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PSA can custom design new controls of safety package for your equipment to allow implementation of the industry's latest technology.
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Custom Machinery & Guarding

PSA designs and manufactures our own guarding in-house to guarantee a custom fit.
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PSA designs and manufactures our own guarding in-house to guarantee a custom fit.
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Conveyor Systems

PSA can provide you with high quality conveying systems for all of your material handling needs.
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PSA can provide you with high quality conveying systems for all of your material handling needs.
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