Acme Manufacturing Company in Auburn Hills, Michigan, U.S.A., the world leader in design andmanufacturing of integrated robotic automation for polishing, buffing, deburring and grinding systems since 1910, has announced G. A. “Fritz” Carlson III as President, Chief Executive officer (CEO) and majority shareholder of Acme.
Fritz joined Acme in 1984 and has been involved in the company’s
strategic global growth for over 32 years. He is the fourth generation family
member to become owner of Acme.
As President and CEO, he is responsible for overseeing all company
operations and is instrumental in the company’s direction for advancing
robotic deburring and polishing automation solutions with an emphasis in
the aerospace engine components and consumer products industries.
Fritz holds an Executive M.B.A. from the Advanced Management Program of Michigan State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from Michigan State University.
Fritz is an active member of the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT), Robotics Industry Association (RIA), and Young Presidents Organization (Gold) (YPO).
In addition, Acme has announced that Glen Carlson Jr. has been named Chairman Emeritus.
Glen retired as Chairman after 58 years of service and ownership and is highly recognized as an industry leader in metal finishing automation machinery.