G.A. Carlson - Acme's Founder 

For four generations of Carlson family ownership, and over 110 years of dedicated service worldwide, Acme Manufacturing Company has maintained a singular focus: to develop cost-effective systems and solutions to meet complex finishing needs.


An exporter of machinery since 1950, Acme was recognized for excellence in advancing the United State's Export Expansion Program in 1991, when the company received the Presidential "E" Award, and again in 2016 when Acme was proud to receive the Presidential E-Star Award. Acme was also the winner of the Fanuc Global Partner of the Year "Grand Award" in 2015 in recognition for being Fanuc's most distinguished integrator.


Acme services and supports Acme equipment in the Americas, Europe and Asia.


Under current leadership of President and CEO Glen Carlson III (Fritz), Acme has experienced unprecedented growth and has further established itself as the global leader in Manufacturing Robotic Finishing Systems & Centerless Grinding Machines as well as providing industry leading cost saving Automation Solutions. 

Read more about our company's historic legacy here.

ACME Mission Statement


Our mission is to expand and continually improve utilizing quality practices and employee involvement to manufacture surface finishing systems for the production manufacturing industry, both in the domestic and international markets, that will result in customer and employee satisfaction.


ACME Quality Statement


Acme’s goal is to find a better way to “do it right the first time.” Acme expects and demands only the best from our employees and our suppliers.


Acme strives to maximize our customers’ productivity and quality at the lowest possible cost, which will result in greater profits for our customers. Continuous improvement of our products and services increases our customers’ profits and ensures

Acme’s long-term success.


Communication is Acme’s key to quality. Listening to our customers’ needs and carefully communicating throughout our organization assures the consistent delivery of products that meet customer expectations.














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