ACD is a European group of companies that provides hardware and software solutions from a single source. ACD is both a manufacturer and a system service provider in the fields of mobile data acquisition, customer-specific operating units and industrial terminals as well as automation and electronic manufacturing services.
The current ACD Group consists of ACD Elektronik GmbH, ACD Systemtechnik GmbH and ACD Antriebstechnik GmbH and is represented at two different locations in Germany. ACD Elektronik GmbH in its current form was founded in 1976 in Achstetten (Ulm) by Karl-Heinz Andes, Johann Bolkart and Fritz Guther. 15 years later, ACD Systemtechnik GmbH based in Neustadt (Orla) was founded on 5 December 1991 by the Managing Directors of ACD Elektronik GmbH and Hartmut Wengel. ACD Antriebstechnik was founded in 1996 in Neustadt (Orla).
In total, the Group employs approximately 340 people at its two locations and achieved an annual turnover of 60.5 million EUR in 2012.
Control engineering and logistics are two important fields of our range of products and services. In order to be able to successfully offer solutions within this range, the ACD Group is divided up into core fields:
- Mobile data acquisition, primarily for retail, logistics, industry and social affairs
- Operating units and industrial terminals
- EMS services
- Energy management
- Requirement-optimised drive electronics
Our capability is demonstrated by satisfied customers from the most diverse of sectors.