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Tri-State’s advanced technology & lean practices ensure your success


As companies strive to remain competitive in today’s aggressive markets, refocusing on core competencies by outsourcing robotic welding and manufacturing is vital.

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Let our robotics expertise help you overcome automation obstacles


Tri-State Automation's turnkey robotics system integration knowledge means cost-effective and reliable solutions that increase quality and productivity for your business.

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Superior robotic programming to optimize your production systems

As a multi-vendor automation system integrator, Tri-State Automation can service, repair, update and expand both new and current manufacturing automation systems.

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About TSI & TSA

An advanced manufacturing industry innovator for over 40 years, Tri-State Industries (TSI) is a premiere contract manufacturer for large OEM’s in the rail car, construction and mobile trailer industries. With a substantial part of the business being welding, TSI sought to optimize the process as much as possible to remain competitive. Realizing other companies were facing similar challenges in finding effective solutions, TSI launched sister company Tri-State Automation (TSA).

TSA is a full-service robotic welding and material handling automation provider for small to medium size manufacturing companies. As a leading robotic integrator, TSA specializes not only in robotic welding, but also tooling and fixture design, material handling, robotics part sales, robot refurbishment and robotics service.

TSI’s extensive manufacturing experience together with TSA’s advanced robotic capabilities means we offer a unique approach to automation integration. Let our years of experience help your company identify and best solve costly and labor intensive processes while improving product quality, and productivity to grow your business.


Contract Manufacturing & Fabrication

Contract Manufacturing & Fabrication

Scale product manufacturing production to levels that would be otherwise impossible in-house

Contract Robotic Welding

Contract Robotic Welding

Our optimal fixtures allow for accurate, fast and inexpensive processes that deliver outstanding results for your projects

Turnkey Robotic Welding Systems

A common robotic application, it is most productive when completing high-volume, repetitive welding tasks

Tri-State Automation Robotic Programming & Support

Robotic Programming & Field Services

Prompt automation system services to get production systems back up running as fast as possibles

Tri-State Automation Robotic Welding Systems

Modular Robotic Weld Cells

Welding systems designed and inventoried for job shop and custom manufacturing

TSI & TSA provide training and support on robotic welding


Provide courses in operating, maintenance and programming to keep your production systems running smoothly

Who we’ve worked with

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Quality Policy

Tri-State Industries is commited to customer satisfaction by providing the highest quality products, on time every time. We accomplish this through dedication to continuous improvement in our people, processes, and quality management system.

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Let’s talk about your needs

Tri-State Industries & Automation can help meet your manufacturing, metal fabrication and robotic welding goals. Call or send us a message to start learning how.


    Tri-State Industries & Automation partners with Fronius
    Tri-State Automation is a member of the RIA
    Tri-State Industries & Automation partners with The Technology & Manufacturing Association
    Tri-State Industries & Automation partners with IMEC
    Tri-State Industries & Automation partners with Purdue University
    Tri-State Industries & Automation is a member of Purdue's Manufacturing Extension Partnership
    Tri-State Industries & Automation is a member of AME
    Tri-State Industries & Automation is a member of the SME
    Tri-State Industries & Automation is a member of Calumet Area Industrial Commission
    Tri-State Industries & Automation are part of the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce