1988: Founding of ACM in Malmedy
In 1988 the married couple Huby from Ligneuville founded the company ACM. The company mainly manufactured trailers and semitrailers in a rented 600 m2 assembly hall. In addition, repairs and modifications to vehicles were carried out.
The company grew quickly and employed its first member of staff.
1994: Relocation to current company premises
Management decided after only five years to build their own company buildings. They found this 21.000 m2 piece of land in the commercial area of Kaiserbaracke, which offered ACM new possibilities for expansion. At the time of the move in 1994 ACM employed 17 members of staff.
1997-1998: Continuous development
Over time, the construction of trailers was superseded more and more by other areas of work, amongst which steel and stainless steel welding construction. The building of a second hall (1997) and the creation of a planning office (1998) contributed to the development of the company.
2002 : Expansion of mechanical processing
Expansion and modernisation of mechanical processing via the purchase of more CNC-processing machines.
2003: A milestone
In 2003 a further production hall (1.800 m2) was put into operation. The investment of more than 3 million € made the step from manual activity to industrial production process possible:
- Fully automated warehouse for area and length materials
- Multifunctional TRUMPF laser cutting machine
- CNC-controlled folding press
2008: Expansion of infrastructure
In 2008 the manufacturing plants were expanded in order to create an additional hall for stainless steel processing.
2011: Reduction of environmental impacts
In 2011 the company took a step towards green energy thanks to its own solar plant.
ACM currently employs around 39 staff in production and 11 in administration.
2014: Certification EN 1090-EXC3
In 2014, the company was certified according to EN 1090, EXC 3.
2015: Investments in machinery
ACM has invested 2 million € in the renovation of the machinery (laser cutting machine, milling machine, ..). ACM currently employs around 39 employees in production and 11 in administration.