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Milestones of the ACD Group

The successful company history of the ACD Group is based on decades of experience and a wide range of products. Since 1976 we have been continuously developing our products and solutions to offer our customers added value.

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1976

Foundation of ACD Elektronik GmbH in its current form by Karl-Heinz Andes, Johann Bolkart and Fritz Guther.

 

1978

ACD developed the first freely programmable microprocessor control PC2000 based on the microprocessor 6502. The application focal points for the control that went into series production from 1979 were amongst others adjustment controls for NC machines and controls for stone processing machines.

1991

Foundation of ACD Systemtechnik GmbH on 5.12.1991 by Karl-Heinz Andes, Johann Bolkart, Fritz Guther and Herrn Hartmut Wengel in Neustadt (Orla).

 

1993

Change of name in the Trade Register from Andes Elektronik GmbH to ACD Elektronik GmbH.

1996

Foundation of ACD Antriebstechnik GmbH in Neustadt (Orla).

ACD Elektronik GmbH and ACD Systemtechnik GmbH are certified according to ISO 9001.

1999

In Neustadt (Orla), ACD Systemtechnik GmbH was awarded the “Oscar for the middle classes” for company development, job creation, modernisation and innovation.

2004

ACD Systemtechnik GmbH is certified according to ISO 14001.

2006

ACD Elektronik GmbH celebrates its 30th anniversary.

ACD Systemtechnik GmbH is certified according to ISO/TS 16949.

2007

ACD Systemtechnik joins the Thuringia National Prize for Quality and is placed under the top three companys. ACD achieves a certificate for “outstanding effort in quality management” by prime minister Dieter Althaus and minister of economy, technology and labor Jürgen Reinholz.

2009

ACD Systemtechnik starts its project to establish ISO 13485. The certification is planned for September 2010.

2010

ACD Systemtechnik is certified according to ISO 13485

2011

ACD Elektronik celebrates its 35 years existence.

2012

Andreas Zwißler new Managing Director acd ACD Elektronik GmbH.

ACD Systemtechnik celebrates its 20 years existence as a competente partner and EMS-provider on May 2012.

 

2013

Mobile workstation MAX1 celebrates its 10-years anniversary als mobile companion in stock.

 

2014

ACD Group starts with a new and user-friendliy website.
ISO 13485 certification of the ACD Elektronik GmbH.

2015

ACD Czech s.r.o was established as new production site in the Czech Republic

 

2016

ACD Elektronik GmbH receives the award: 100 Orte Industrie 4.0 in Baden-Württemberg.

ACD Elektronik celebrates its 40 years existence.

ACD USA Inc. was established in USA

ISO 14001 certification of the ACD Elektronik GmbH

ISO 9001 certification of the ACD Antriebstechnik GmbH

2018

ACD belongs to leading innovation companys in Germany 2018
For the 25th time, the most innovative companys of the German medium-sized businesses were honored. This year, ACD Elektronik is one of the awardees.

 

2019

Marcel Brasch becomes the new Managing Director of ACD Systemtechnik GmbH

 

2020

ACD Elektronik GmbH wins this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD with the mobile handheld computer M2Smart®SE and is thus one of the winners of the world-renowned design label.

 

 

ACD Elektronik GmbH wins after the iF Design Award also the German Innovation Award 2020 and the Innovation Award of the state of Baden-Württemberg.

 

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