Universal Tool Equipment and Controls, Inc.

Universal Tool Equipment and Controls Inc. (UTEC) provides automation systems, welding systems, and tooling to OEM’s,
Tier 1’s, and Integrators. Industries served include Automotive, Steel, Aerospace, and the Energy sector. With an established customer base including Fortune 500 companies such as Ford Motor Company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and General Motors, UTEC is positioned to support a wide variety of customer requirements.

Located in Sterling Heights Michigan in the heart of Macomb County’s Automation Alley, UTEC is strategically located to be in touch with the vast supply base the Metro Detroit area has to offer.

Joining Technologies

Remote Laser Welding, Resistance Spot Welding, MIG Welding, Self Piercing Rivets, Flow Drill Screws and various sealant and adhesive applications.

Remote Laser Welding

Production remote laser welding systems, utilizing various laser applications and platforms. Standard and non-standard enclosures to accommodate any product.


Operator Reduction, Low Cost Automation, Press Room Automation; De-Stackers, Centering Stations, Robotic Transfers, Tube De-Bundlers).

Build Experience

Geo Fixtures, End Effectors, Framing Gates, Geo Pallets, Paint Skids, Laser Light Tight Enclosures. High and low volume production systems.

Prototype Fixtures

Production and non-production prototype fixtures for body-in-white, sub-assemblies and body structures. Stand alone and integrated prototype fixtures.


Complex Robotic Systems, Single Robot/Fixture Cells, MIG / Resistance Weld Systems, Conveyor Systems, Trim Chassis Final Equipment, Laser Cells, KIT Install.