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Keeping Track: Why Tool Management Is Crucial for Your Casting Project

Jon Cooper
CNC
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With almost 10,000 individual tool bits to use across eighteen CNC machines, simply being organized is not enough at ACTech. In this blog, we explore the high-tech tool management system that keeps every project running smoothly and explain why it’s…

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Keeping It Smooth: Why Surface Roughness Can Make or Break Your Project

Jon Cooper
RAPID PROTOTYPING
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When you embark on a casting project with ACTech, we’re always ready to take care of the finishing touches. In this blog, you can find out how we reach the desired surface roughness of your finished part and why that’s so important.

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Client Confidentiality at ACTech: Your Secrets are Safe with Us

Jon Cooper
RAPID PROTOTYPING

If ACTech had a middle name, it would probably be discretion. We value the trust of every partner we work with and go above and beyond to make sure we keep it.

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Prototype Casting with ACTech: Beyond the IC Engine

Jon Cooper
RAPID PROTOTYPING
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It's a common misconception that when clients come calling, they're always looking for a prototype that fits an internal combustion engine. But that couldn't be further from the truth! We're here to shed a little light on what we offer — from IC…

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From Combustion to Electric: How Do You Make the Switch?

Jon Cooper
TRENDS
Eco-friendly electric car on the road

Electric cars, hydrogen power, and even hybrid motors are the talk of the town in the automotive industry. While the time of the combustion engine is far from over, manufacturers may well be looking ahead and wondering how they can begin to make the…

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Creating a Metal Prototype: A Quick Look at Your Options

Jon Cooper
RAPID PROTOTYPING

In the world of prototyping, metal is often a go-to material, but there's more than one way to work it. Casting, CNC machining, and 3D printing are all valid options, but which is best for your business?

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Invest Now, Save Later: The Value of Reliability in Prototype Casting

Jon Cooper
RAPID PROTOTYPING
A series of metal cogs with engraved text “Reliability”

When you invest in metal casting, you're looking for one thing above all else: reliability. You want a final product that works as promised. You want your project completed on time. And you want the reassurance of working with experts. Here's why it…

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The Perks of a Premium Prototype: When is Casting Right for Your Project?

Jon Cooper
RAPID PROTOTYPING
A person working on steel casting at ACTech

Every good project begins with at least three things: a budget, a deadline, and an expectation of quality. With that in mind, you might well wonder whether spending the extra money to get a faster prototype is worthwhile. After all, they can be…

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What Does the Future Hold for Prototype Casting? Meet the Trends That Might Define It

Jon Cooper
RAPID PROTOTYPING
ACTech team is woring on steel casting

Those who operate in the world of prototype casting have never shied away from a challenge, particularly those raised by the automotive industry. A collective drive for innovation has continually improved and modernized this ancient technique, using…

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The e-Mobility Glossary: Discover the Language of a Rapidly Growing Industry

Jon Cooper
TRENDS
Electric car at charging station

While e-mobility is not a new concept, it is yet to truly challenge the traditional automobile market. However, with its popularity on the rise and improvements to infrastructure making these vehicles an increasingly feasible alternative, its time…

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ACTech North America Inc.
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Ann Arbor, MI, 48108
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Phone: +1 734 913 00 91
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ACTech GmbH
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No 15/2, Sangama, Diagonal Road
Vasantnagar
Bangalore - 560 052
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Who will receive the ACTech Christmas donation 2019?

Like many years before, our employees have voted on our annual Christmas donation. This year we have chosen to give 10,000 € total to the assistance fund „Familien in Not“ of the  Kinderschutzbund, the  high school Rechenberg-Bienenmühle, the…

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Early Christmas Present

Last week two CNC-Machines from HERMLE AG were delivered to ACTech in Freiberg. These machines are needed to help support our rapid, high quality prototype casting process. With the commissioning in the end of November, we have 21 CNC-Machines…

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ACTech celebrates a half billion euro milestone

ACTech recently reached the all-time sales of 500.000.000 EURO last week. Since our foundation in 1995, we have accomplished this with numerous exciting projects for our customers. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our loyal…

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We´re going the extra Mile

ACTech is certified by DNV-GL-maritime

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Newcast-Award made by ACTech

On 26 June, the wait will be over and the much sought-after trophies will be awarded at the NEWCAST Forum. ACTech has also made a significant contribution to this.

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ACTech donates EUR 10,000 to Schmetterling children’s hospice in Chemnitz

ACTech donates EUR 10,000 to Schmetterling children’s hospice in Chemnitz

ACTech donation enables weekend retreat for patients and families

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Materialise Acquires ACTech, Full-Service Manufacturer of Complex Metal Parts

Materialise Acquires ACTech, Full-Service Manufacturer of Complex Metal Parts

Acquisition will enhance Materialise’s ability to offer complete manufacturing solutions for unique 3D-printed metal parts.

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ACTech plants trees!

ACTech plants trees!

ACTech has made a conscious decision in favour of environmental management and set...

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Welcome day and workshop for new apprentices

Welcome day and workshop for new apprentices

This year, seven new apprentices have started training at ACTech in the career path of casting mechanic...

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International sales team completes competence workshop in Freiberg

International sales team completes competence workshop in Freiberg

Employees and sales experts of the Indian and US American locations of ACTech GmbH have met for the 1st International Sales Meeting from 30th of November until 6th of December in Freiberg. The aim of the meeting was to expand the international sales…

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You can find out more about ACTech as a manufacturer of castings, including details of job descriptions and entry-level opportunities, at the following trade fairs:

Dritev - VDI Conference 2022

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World Conference Center Bonn

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As a world-leading manufacturer of casting prototypes, we shape visionary ideas into tangible progress for our customers in the automotive, aerospace, and mechanical engineering and plant construction industries. To meet the requirements of our customers’ innovations and to ensure our future success, we need people who like a challenge.

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Are you interested in a challenging technical career?

You can apply for the following apprenticeships to start training in August 2022:

Apprentice machining mechanic

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