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Automotive Industry


Fully-Integrated, Custom Automotive Assembly Systems & Test Systems

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Preh IMA Automation (PIA) Evansville (formerly Evana Automation) develops, constructs and supplies sophisticated technology for the efficient assembly of automotive components. We are a world-leading provider of custom automotive assembly systems and test systems to automobile manufacturers and Tier 1 automotive suppliers.

We have over 50 years of experiencing building turnkey systems stretching from the assembly of single parts right through to testing the end product. From manual workstations to fully automated production systems, PIA Evansville systems are always flexible, modular, on the cutting edge of technology,

Our track record of excellence and a 98% on-time delivery standard has allowed us to build strategic relationships with Fortune 500 OEMs and other automotive companies.

From proof-of-concept to post-installation training and service, our meticulous project management and personalized customer service and support separates us from the competition. Our results-driven lean manufacturing philosophy and precision manufacturing expertise will give you peace-of-mind that your project will be done right. PIA Evansville is with you every step of the way.

Watch this video to see PIA's automotive capabilities at work:

To learn more about a recent custom automation system we built for a leading automotive supplier to assemble and test ABS brake control modules, click here.

We're experts in the following:

  • Flexible & Scalable Automotive Assembly Automation -- here's an example
  • Synchronous Assembly Systems -- here's an example
  • Non-synchronous Assembly Systems
  • Modular Systems
  • Test Systems (Electrical, Fluid, Functional, Hydraulic & Leak) -- here's an example
  • Vision Inspection, Guidance & Measurement Systems
  • Welding Systems
  • Material Handling Systems
  • Robotic Integration
  • Part Feeding
  • Lean Manufacturing Cells -- here's an example
  • Signature Analysis
  • Data Collection & Traceability

Total Systems Integration Experience

Examples of automated automotive applications designed and built by PIA Evansville:

  • Chassis
    • Front / Rear Axle
    • Front / Rear Corner Module
    • Steering Pump -- here's an example
    • Steering Gear -- here's an example
    • Steering Wheel
    • Steering Column Control Module
    • Steering Angle Sensor
    • Rack and Ballnut Assembly
  • Lighting
    • Head Lamp
    • Brake Lighting
    • CHMSL Lighting
    • Dome Lighting
    • Rear Lighting
  • Electronics
    • Electronic Control Module
    • Air Bag Sensor
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensor
    • Multi-Function Switch
    • Steering Column Control Module
  • Air & Fuel
  • Engine
    • Cylinder Block
    • Cylinder Head
    • Crankshaft
  • Safety
    • Air Bag Inflator
    • Air Bag Igniter
  • Transmission
    • Valve Body
  • Aftermarket
Click Here for More Info or Call our Automotive Assembly Specialists at (812) 485-5500.
Preh IMA Automation Evansville

Case Studies

We recently helped a Tier 1 Automotive Supplier slash its required equipment floor space by over 50%. Here’s How We Did It.