News - Great Lakes Automation Services, Inc


GLASi featured in “Made In America” segment

November 2012- GLASi featured in the “Risking It All” section.

The Business Magazine is proud to introduce our new “Risking It All” section, which highlights the entrepreneurs who took risks and made sacrifices to build their businesses in our region.  This month, we sat down with Mark Fatica, president of Great Lakes AutomationServices, Inc., to talk about the challenges and opportunities of starting the McKean-based company 10 years ago. (more…)

December 2011- Variety is the Spice of Life for Great Lakes Automation

On the outside, Great Lakes Automation may look like a typical factory warehouse.  But once you walk through the doors you’ll find it’s far from it. (more…)

November 2011 – Retired Marine celebrates Corps Birthday, hosts open house.

Retired Marine celebrates Corps Birthday, hosts open house.
SBA loans helped Great Lakes Automation Services grow and succeed.

MCKEAN, PA − On Veterans Day, about a half-dozen employees won´t be working their scheduled shift at Great Lakes Automation Services, Inc. (GLASi).  Owner and retired U.S. Marine Ken Fisher of Edinboro said he believes all veterans should celebrate the anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I with a paid day off. (more…)

January 2010 – Developing Our Economy; Expanding Our Horizon

The Economic Development Corporation of Erie County has awarded GLASi a Certificate of Recognition for the creation of substantial job opportunities through capital investment in Erie County, Pennsylvania.

June / July 2009 – New Jobs and New Location

Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Announces New Investments in Eight Counties to Create 640 Jobs.

HARRISBURG, Pa.,  June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Nine projects that will help create 640 jobs in Pennsylvania are receiving support in the form of low-interest loans from the commonwealth, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced today. (more…)

April 2009 – Clifton Machining Launches

April 2009, Great Lakes Automation Services, Inc. is pleased to announce its newest Division with the acquisition of Clifton Machining, Formerly Clifton Automatic Screw machine Co. in Lake City, Pa.; (more…)

November 2008 – Harris Corporation’s “Impact Award” for 2008

On November 12th, the owners of Great Lakes Automation were presented with the Harris Corporations most prestigious “Impact Award” for 2008. (more…)

May 2004 – Acquisition of AMi

In May of 2004 GLASi acquired Assembly Machines Inc. (AMi) from DT Industries.  This acquisition has increased our customer base to over 250 and has increased our machine installations to over 800 throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and China.