Industry: Engineering, Fabrication and Integration Services
About EPIC Machine Vision
EPIC provides complete design and fabrication of turnkey vision systems. Services include: lighting design, electrical design, 3D modeling of mechanical designs and custom mounting systems, programming inspection algorithms along with integration to PLCs or other automated equipment, system documentation, and training. EPIC engineers deliver a true, customized, turnkey vision solution.
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EPIC was founded on the idea that manufacturers need better solutions. Through our Front-End Engineering process, project management philosophies and company values, we provide solutions that help manufacturers do it better by:
- Completing a mutual Vision Feasibility assessment to ensure that the proper steps are taken during project scope development
- Spending your money as if it was our own
- Focusing on quality and longevity when selecting equipment and materials of construction
- Applying our plant engineering experience and assisting you to identify needs, pinpoint objectives and provide the most appropriate manufacturing equipment for the application
- Buying American when it makes sense and Moving American Manufacturing Forward by providing better solutions
- Keeping an open door client policy to promote innovation. We invite clients to visit EPIC to experiment with new processes, technologies and techniques that push the limits of traditional engineering.
- A transfer of knowledge (not just a basic training) for the systems and equipment we provide
- Practicing continuous improvement to remain competitive
- Providing solutions that are no more complex than they need to be
- Striving to form long-term relationships with clients that appreciate our value
- Treating clients, vendors, and employees with equal respect
- Declining formal and exclusive vendor alliances to preserve objectivity
We work across many industries and have earned a solid reputation for quality, design and value. Today, we are proud to partner with several of the world’s leading manufacturers including: Anheuser Busch, Procter & Gamble, Monsanto, Boeing and Nestle.
St. Louis-based EPIC Systems, Inc. is an experienced multi-discipline engineering and fabrication firm that provides complete custom solutions for:
John R. Schott, P.E. and Matt Quinn founded Electrical, Process, Instrumentation and Control (EPIC) Systems in St. Louis, MO. The company provided consulting, design engineering services and automation for process plants and packaging line integration.
The partners start EPIC Systems with $1,000 of personal savings and 600 square feet of rented office space. They utilized their experience as plant engineers to provide a unique familiarity and service to many manufacturing industries.
Line Integration becomes the first distinctive service group within EPIC. Line Integration became the backbone of the company as many early projects showcased innovative controls engineering.
EPIC’s engineering capabilities expand beyond consulting, automation and design with the addition of their new fabrication plant to support the design and construction of modular process plants. The facility allows for in-house fabrication and construction management services.
EPIC offers complete design/build of process plants to industrial clients, taking responsibility from concept to commissioning. EPIC Modular Process Systems forms to manage and oversee the complete design and in-house fabrication of multi-scale plants and systems for process manufacturing.
EPIC expands automation capabilities to include machine vision inspection expertise to augment line integration solutions.
EPIC is recognized as one of St. Louis’ fastest growing private company as St. Louis Regional Technology Award Winner. The company has won the award three times.
EPIC is also recognized as a St. Louis Fast 50 Technology Award winner. The company has won this award four times.
EPIC Systems team moves into an expanded 40,000 sq ft facility in St. Louis, Missouri. The state-of-the-art space features two separate machine shops in-house; one for stainless steel fabrication and an isolated shop for carbon steel fabrication, in addition to 60,000 square feet of extra shop space to accommodate larger-scale applications.
EPIC expands our line integration capabilities with a specialized group for complete design/build of packaging and assembly lines.
EPIC also forms the Custom Machine Group to manufacture hard-to-find or non-existent machines for thier line integration and modular process clients.
EPIC founds the “EPIC Way Award”, given in recognition of the individual who best exemplifies the spirit and values upon which EPIC Systems was founded. The award is given each year to an EPIC employee.
Schott becomes sole owner of EPIC Systems
EPIC recognized as an Inc 500/5000 winner
EPIC recognized as an Inc 500/5000 winner
EPIC expands their automation services with the Insta-Panel control system. Insta-Panel is a standard control box equipped with a flexible HMI for complete installation. It is easy to use and will integrate quickly and completely to your new or existing industrial systems.
EPIC Trivia Night is established to benefit the USO of Missouri.
EPIC Machine Vision wins the Cognex Partner System Integrator (PSI) of the Year Awardfor having the highest growth in vision system sales of any Cognex partner in 2012.