About Acme Manufacturing

Since 1910, four generations of the Carlson family have lead the Acme team. Founded on machine tool design and evolving into a robotic material finishing provider, Acme’s singular focus has remained the same: Create cost-effective material removal systems and process solutions to meet complex finishing requirements.

G.A. Carlson

G.A. Carlson – Acme’s Founder

As 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 the Company was awarded the Presidential “E Star” Award. During the same year, Acme was also recognized by FANUC Ltd as the FANUC Global Partner of the Year “Grand Award” recipient for being FANUC’s most distinguished global integrator. Acme has been a strategic partner of FANUC’s since 1985. Acme services and supports Acme technology on a global scale.

Under the current ownership and leadership of President & CEO, Glen A Carlson III (Fritz), Acme has experienced unprecedented growth and has further established itself as the global leader in Manufacturing Robotic Finishing Systems & Coated Abrasive Belt Precision 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

We are committed to being a world class organization providing innovative and cost-effective automation solutions for everyday material removal and surface finishing challenges. Our culture drives unparalleled focus on relationships, safety, quality, technology, and profitability. We believe partnering with our customers from project concept to factory floor production, provides the ultimate advantage for Acme employees and our valued customers.

Acme Quality Statement

At Acme, we expect the best from everyone involved in our process, from our employees to our suppliers. With this expectation, Acme is always innovating and looking for ways to achieve optimum results.

We strive to maximize each customer’s productivity and quality while lowering their production cost. This increases customer profit and ensures Acme’s long-term success.

We take pride in communication as the key to high quality. The Acme Team listens to our customers and communicates thoroughly throughout each process solution to ensure consistency, effectiveness, and genuine quality.

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Acme is also proud to be a member of The Association for Manufacturing Technology which supports U.S. Manufacturers with their global efforts.