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What’s new and noteworthy from the experts in test equipment, test cell solutions and integrated industrial facilities.

At ACS, we’re always moving forward to better serve our clients in the engine and vehicle test and technical center sector. We invite you to read more about the exciting custom products and services we’re bringing to the market.


“...All Others Must Bring the Right Data”

Thursday Apr 27 2017

The famous American engineer, statistician, professor, author, and lecturer, W. Edwards Deming said “In God We Trust, All Others Must Bring Data!”  I started my career as a Quality Engineer in the automotive industry and this popular quote from Deming was hung from the cubicle of one of my colleagues.  As I think about it now, I realize that two words are missing...

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5 Great Things to Look Forward to this Year at the Engine + Vehicle Test Facility Forum

Monday Apr 10 2017

The 2017 Engine + Vehicle Test Facility Forum hosted by ACS is quickly approaching! This event, filled with networking and informative sessions...

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Did Someone Say Control? Deciding on a Control System Architecture

Friday Mar 24 2017

The complexity of a control system architecture requires careful consideration for current and future testing needs...

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Why Do You Assume You’re the Smartest in the Room

Tuesday Mar 14 2017

One of my daughters is pretty obsessed with Lin-Manual Miranda’s music from the play Hamilton. In the song Non-Stop, Aaron Burr asks the question of Hamilton - “Why do you assume you’re the smartest in the room”, and in retort Burr adds “soon that attitude may be your doom!” So what's my point?...

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Auto Test Expo 2016 – Meet the Experts

Tuesday Oct 18 2016

Meet us at Auto Test Expo Novi, MI. Our team is eager to hear what you’re working on…

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Linking Employee Satisfaction to Customer Satisfaction

Monday Oct 17 2016

I recently received the annual “Best Places to Work” edition of our local business magazine. The winners are impressive in terms of the commitments they make to employee benefits, community involvement...

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Moving Dirt in Michigan

Tuesday Sep 06 2016

Last week was a special one for me and for ACS; we started moving dirt on our first turnkey greenfield site in Michigan -  a 35,000 square foot research and development facility...

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Visit Us at Automotive Testing Expo North America 2016

Thursday Aug 18 2016

We look forward to seeing you at Automotive Testing Expo 2016 in Novi, Michigan. Please stop by our booth #10015 to learn how we can assist you with your next test equipment and facility project.

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ACS Moves Headquarters to Middleton, WI

Friday Jul 15 2016

ACS is moving its headquarters from Madison to Middleton, WI. In 2014, we expanded our manufacturing space and capabilities with the opening of a new 40,000SF facility at 3119 Deming Way in Middleton, Wisconsin...

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Imagine My Surprise – Confidential Research Comes Back to Find Me

Tuesday Jun 28 2016

Imagine my surprise when seven years after completing a project, I ran across this article….

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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.