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They’re Like Regular Engineers, Only Smaller

This spring EPIC hosted a Mini-Engineers event at its manufacturing and engineering facility here in St. Louis. We teamed up with The Greater St. Louis Area Council Boy Scouts of America to create a fun engineering focused day that included race car designing, tin-foil boat sinking and melting Styrofoam in solvents. The day included an […]

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These Boots Were Made for Working, Safely

Day in and day out EPIC’s team put on their steel toe boots to proactively protect feet from work-related accidents. This makes it very easy to overlook all that goes into each boot. These boots are constructed with a strong piece of material (TPU, steel, or aluminum) guarding the toe to protect from any falling […]

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EPIC Safety Series: Forklifts and Rigging

Safety is always an important topic, but with a six-part modular skid currently being prepped for shipping in the EPIC fabrication shop, it’s the number one priority. What does it take to move these massive modules from fabrication and testing in EPIC’s shop to running full steam at the customer’s site? The challenge falls to […]

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EPIC Trivia Photos & Selfies

We hope you all had fun last night! We appreciate everyone coming out to help us raise money for the USO of Missouri. Check out the album of pictures from the event below. Did you take photos at the event? Feel free to share them with us on different social media platforms.

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EPIC Systems’ Family Adventure at Edison’s Entertainment Complex

Each year EPIC Systems’ Random Events Committee (REC) hosts multiple events. The latest event was the family event where EPIC employees and their families ventured over to Edison’s Entertainment Center in Edwardsville, IL for a day of fun and games. As families arrived, you could see the joy and excitement on the younger kids faces […]

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Keeping it Simple: Cost-effective Sheet Metal Design

If you have ever split wood, you know that it’s not just a matter of swinging the maul as hard as humanly possible, it requires precision more than strength. I learned this lesson vividly as an 18 year old young man. As I struggled with splitting a particularly large stump, approximately three feet in diameter, […]

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Three Keys to Maximizing Automated Packaging Line Throughput

The goal with any packaging line is to maximize throughput. The last thing you want is for the line to slow down, or even worse, shut down. The design of your packaging systems is key to making sure you are getting the best performance. Beyond equipment selection, there are three key aspects that need to […]

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Packaging System Design? Yeah, We Can Handle That

There are many questions to be answered when you are trying to develop a packaging system from scratch. Do you need a low-speed inline filler? Or a high speed rotary filler? How should equipment be spaced to ensure good line flow and balance? What type of production line will maximize throughput for your specific product(s)? […]

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Automated Packaging System Integrators

Interested in automating your packaging line, but unsure if the investment is worth it? An experienced team of automated packaging system integrators is what you need. The level of automation and purchasing used or new equipment are two key areas that are discussed to help you achieve the highest ROI. Level of Automation When automating […]

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