Addressing Coronavirus/COVID-19

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Mar 18, 2020 11:24:25 AM

Addressing Coronavirus/COVID-19

During this time of uncertainty, Advanced Controls & Distribution (ACD) would like to assure our customers and partners that we are actively monitoring the COVID-19/Coronavirus situation and are taking the steps recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local health authorities to help keep our communities safe.

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Topics: Company News, Industry News

Improve Efficiency in Assembly & Manufacturing with Error-Proofing Assembly Applications

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Oct 18, 2017 12:49:33 PM

Manufacturers of every size are always seeking to improve the efficiencies of their industrial operations in order to maintain their competitive edge in the market. Quality and efficiency are vital to any company, and if a company succeeds in uplifting these two parameters, it can not only sustain itself but can actively push itself into new markets. Both these factors are highly reliant on one concept, i.e. Error-Proofing.

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Topics: Company News, Banner Engineering

50mm Optical Pick-to-Light Sensors: K50 Series – Product Overview

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Oct 16, 2017 9:33:31 AM

Banner’s EZ-Light Touch K50 Lighted Operators make up for an integral part of the EZ-Light family, providing an innovative and cost-effective solution for companies looking for a highly visible indication in their assembly lines. The K50 lighted operators are easy to use, and can be activated with a simple touch, providing a safe and ergonomic environment for employees.

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Topics: Company News, Banner Engineering

ACD Announces Banner Engineering Product Lines

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Oct 2, 2017 11:40:57 AM

Effective October 1, 2017, ACD is pleased to announce a partnership with Banner Engineering.

ACD is now an authorized distributor for Banner Engineering products for western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Banner Engineering is a global leader for industrial automation, lighting, sensing, vision and wireless products for both industrial end users and OEMs.

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Topics: Company News, Banner Engineering

Overview of Siemens quickSTEP Online Courses

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Apr 26, 2017 10:29:49 AM


Siemens is an industry leader in automation and a leading producer of energy-efficient technologies which are used within power generation and transmission.

As Siemens designs and mass-produces its own automation equipment for any given industrial problem, it follows many of its own protocol, standards and procedures. It can be challenging for customers to grasp a full understanding of these technologies. To solve this, Siemens has come up with its own way of tutoring and transferring technical knowledge with a service known as quickSTEP Online Courses.

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Topics: Company News, Siemens, Industry News

ACD Gets Personal: Announcing ACD Direct

Posted by Michelle Szemanski on Jun 30, 2016 12:20:11 PM

Advanced Controls and Distribution (ACD) takes pride in delivering technology-leading electrical supplies – and now, ACD Direct makes thousands of products accessible to our customers 24/7. The new ACD Direct brings convenience and exclusive benefits to new and existing customers in our sales territory.

With an ACD Direct account, you’ll have product details and your company’s negotiated pricing at your fingertips. Other ACD Direct benefits include:

  • Place orders 24/7/360
  • Inventory Availability
  • Save Product Lists and Carts
  • Email Saved Carts
  • Review Past Orders
  • And more!

Find out how your Direct account's exclusive features make the entire quoting and ordering process easier than ever:

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Topics: Company News

ACD Adds TOGGLED to Its Technology Leading LED Lighting Portfolio

Posted by Shelby Klick on May 26, 2015 2:15:00 PM

What is TOGGLED?

Formally known as Ilumisys, TOGGLED is a Troy, Michigan based LED lighting manufacturer.  They are focused on manufacturing, researching, and developing solid-state lighting to replace fluorescent light tubes with LEDs. TOGGLED has automated the manufacturing of commercial-grade solid-state lighting products and are a global leader in efficiency. 

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Topics: LED Lighting, Company News

ACD Adds Magswitch to Its Technology Leading Product Portfolio

Posted by Tenisha Corrales on Jan 26, 2015 9:00:00 AM

 Advanced Controls and Distribution is excited to announce the world’s most advanced switchable magnet technology to our product line. Magswitch products are not only light, but very strong, precise, and easy to use. The Magswitch magnet can be found inside their products.

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Topics: Company News, ACD Online

ACD Introduces New Business Segment

Posted by Tenisha Corrales on Jan 15, 2015 12:44:00 PM

With the tremendous growth in LED lighting sales, ACD has created a new business segment, LED Lighting by ACD. Traci Cox, LED Lighting Specialist, has been hired to focus solely on the lighting business. ACD continues to show value to our customers in this area, with:

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Topics: LED Lighting, Company News

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