ACS Manufacturing

Delivering complete systems & equipment, instrumentation & controls and test solutions results.

ACS specializes in providing the design, fabrication, installation and commissioning of specialty systems and equipment. Our 40,000 SF Middleton, WI facility allows us to produce a wide variety of custom systems and equipment, designed to client specifications. We are your single-source partner for equipment & systems, instrumentation & controls and complete test solutions.  

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Electrical Capabilities

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ACS builds custom control panels to UL standards, including:

  • Electrical and Programmable Logic Control (PLC) panel fabrication
  • Controls and low voltage power distribution
  • Pneumatic control panels
  • Custom wiring and harnesses

Machining Capabilities

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With a full complement of state-of-the-art machining equipment, and dedicated operators, ACS machines specialty components, such as:

  • Flywheels
  • Dynamometer hubs
  • Driveline components
  • Exhaust and fluid couplers
  • Sample probes
  • Engine mounts
  • Alignment and docking components

Metal Fabrication Capabilities

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Fabricating custom components and equipment allows ACS to maintain high quality and timely delivery of test equipment and test facilities. Services include:

  • MIG and TIG welding of stainless, black iron and aluminum
  • Pipe threading for black pipe and stainless
  • Sawing, shearing, bending of pipe and sheet steel
  • Plasma or flame cutting

Paint Booth

ACS can paint components to customer specifications in our dedicated paint booth, featuring:

  • Spray bake oven to accelerate curing time of enamel, epoxy and polyurethane
  • Custom coloring and mixing to control quality

Quality Control

Quality is top priority at ACS. We perform critical component inspections and performance testing to rigorous standards, including:

  • Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerances (GD&T) for critical components, using a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
  • Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) to assist design engineers in conducting and documenting the functionality of ACS-produced custom equipment and minimize time on site

Shipping and Receiving

Ensuring the smooth flow of raw materials through to completed custom test equipment, the ACS manufacturing facility features:

  • Crane coverage for loading and unloading
  • Custom packaging for large, complex, high-value custom equipment
  • Custom shipping to meet client needs and schedules

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The ACS Story

ACS is a unique total source provider of systems & equipment, controls solutions, and facilities. Our experience in each of the fields of technology, custom equipment, systems integration, construction management, and facility design & delivery sets us apart.


ACS Flexible Delivery Model is a client-tested and proven approach that delivers systems and solutions that meet schedule, cost, and functionality requirements. ACS adapts to customer processes and reporting requirements and tailors its approach to suit client purchasing preferences.


ACS understands the core requirements of equipment, systems, and facility integration. From a single piece of equipment to a comprehensive building solution, our experience-based experts will deliver the specified requirements and functionality expected, and more.