MILESTONES

1949

  1. 1949

    Ray Wycoff Begins ACE Welding in a Small Garage in El Segundo

  2. 1961

    ACE Welding & Manufacturing Incorporates

  3. Tim Dodson Takes Ownership

  4. 1980

    ACE Constructs Torrance Facility

  5. 1981

    ACE Acquires DMN Tube Bending Services

  6. 1982

    ACE Acquires Clearwater Tool & Die

  7. 1988

    Kellie Johnson Made President During Boeing Strike

  8. 1993

    ACE Awarded Boeing Supplier of the Year

  9. 2000

    ACE Goes Lean with Six Sigma Program

  10. 2002

    ACE Acquires Honeywell Metal Forming Operation

  11. 2003

    ACE Expands with Compton Hydroforming Facility

  12. 2004

    Three Generations: Ray, Tim and Kellie celebrate the new ACE Clearwater

  13. 2004

    Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Visits ACE

  14. 2004

    ACE Begins 3D Modeling Engineering Capabilities

  15. 2005

    ACE Converts to a Closed-Loop Organic Clean Line

  16. 2007

    Governor Schwarzenegger Pays Second Visit to ACE

  17. 2010

    NASA Shuttle Astronaut Bob Behnken Visits ACE

  18. 2011

    ACE Installs Air Quality Filter System for Foundry

  19. 2011

    ACE Adds 5-Axis Computer-driven Laser Trimmer to Operations

  20. 2012

    ACE Begins Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)

  21. 2012

    Adds FARO Arm Precision Laser Measurement to Final Inspection

  22. 2014

    ACE Invests in Heightened Server Protection, Data Security, Backup Systems

  23. 2016

    ACE installs STEM Battery Power Equalizer at Kona

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