Company Information


ACD is an owner-managed group of companies that is one of the leading technology providers in the field of electronics. We operate in the areas of portable devices and applications for retail, logistics, EMS, and customer specific industrial electronics for multiple verticals, including medical, productivity innovation, mechanical, appliance and commercial vehicle engineering. ACD is a manufacturer as well as a system provider.

Innovative Electronics

Besides ACD Elektronik GmbH, ACD Group consists of ACD Systemtechnik GmbH, ACD Antriebstechnik GmbH, ACD Czech s.r.o. and ACD USA Inc. and is represented at two different locations in Germany and each one location in the Czech Republic and the United States. 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 in 1991 by the Managing Directors of ACD Elektronik GmbH and Hartmut Wengel. ACD Antriebstechnik was founded in 1996 in Neustadt (Orla), ACD Czech s.r.o. in 2015 and ACD USA Inc. in 2016.

Our certifications
  • ACD Elektronik GmbH: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 13485
  • ACD Systemtechnik GmbH: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 13485
  • ACD Antriebstechnik GmbH: ISO 9001
  • ACD Czech s. r. o.: ISO 9001, ISO 14001

In total ACD Group employs approximately 437 people at its locations and achieved an annual revenue of 88.7 million Euro ($ 99,000,000 USD) in 2018.

ACD is a medium-sized, family-owned business that develops and produces electronic products in the following segments:

  • Portable devices for retail, logistics and industry (intralogistics)
  • Industrial electronics: Mobile applications and control panels
  • EMS-Services and (customer-specific) development in industries including mechanical engineering, tool building, commercial vehicles, medical engineering and more
  • Drive Engineering: Solutions for customer-optimized drives

Since April 2017 we belong to “Plattform Industrie 4.0”

ACD has been awarded special recognition as a leading innovation company in Germany 2018. For the 25th year in a row the most innovative companies of all German medium-sized business were honored. This year, ACD Elektronik was recognized.
ACD Top100 innovation company

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