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We craft intelligent solutions,
with powerful technologies,
for complete automation solutions.

Automation Solutions

Linear Assembly Systems

Robot Integration

Lean Cell for Sensor Assembly

Custom Dial – Inspection and Assembly

Flexible Parts Feeding with Vision Guided Robots

AMi Brand Dial – Connector Assembly


Material Handling
Vision Inspection
Build to Print
Precision Machining
Robotic Integration
Custom & AMi rotary dials
Linear assembly systems
Lean Cells

Integrated Processes

Vision Inspection
Resistance Welding
Leak Testing
Electrical Testing
Ultrasonic Welding
Laser Marking

Laser Welding
Bar Code
Servo Press
Hydraulic Press
Insert Molding Integration
Inspection & Measurement

Our History

Founded in 1973 by Chuck Watters and Don Stevens, AMi operated until 1996 when DT Industries acquired AMi.  Great Lakes Automation Services Inc. was founded in 2002 by Mark Fatica, Ken Fisher, and Bryan Brooks and acquired AMi in 2004.  In 2007, GLASi diversified and opened a Packaging and Kitting division geared towards service with military and the government. Great Lakes Automation Services, Inc went on to acquire Clifton Machining in 2009 to which became Great Lakes Machining.

Great Lakes Automation Services, Inc. is a service disabled, veteran owned, small business.  We are a systems integrator that designs and builds automated assembly and test equipment.  Our automated solutions include robot integration for assembly and material handling, rotary dial, both custom and AMi brand, linear systems and lean cells.  Conveniently located ten minutes south of Erie, PA we are a short drive from Erie International Airport and other major destinations, includingPittsburgh, PA, Cleveland, OH, Buffalo, NY, and Toronto, ON, Canada.

Great Lakes Automation Services, Inc today:

  • 65 employees
  • Employees with over 30 years experience in automation and machining
  • 50,000 sq./ft. between Automation, Machining and Packaging & Kitting divisions.

Our Mission

Our mission is to utilize our employee’s years of experience and diverse backgrounds to partner and assist our customers by developing the best solutions for assembly and inspection equipment, machining, and kitting and packaging,  providing prompt, high-quality service and solutions that exceed our customer expectations.

Let Us Build Your Next Automation Project!