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Wood Industry Technology: Why Using, and Training for It Matters

10/14/2012
by Phil Bowers

I recently saw an independent study that said there were 4,900 casework and millwork manufacturers in the United States. 4,900! Talk about competition.

The study continued to say that...

The ACS Catalog Goes 3D

09/12/2012
by Kyle Rennaker

The 1960’s marked the beginning of the CAD Revolution with the invention of “Sketchpad” by Ivan Sutherland, the CAD industry continued to flourish by leaps and bounds over the next five decades with the creation of...

High Pressure Decorative Laminate Vs. Thermally Fused Melamine

08/20/2012
by Marc Dunker

Morning Warm Up

07/16/2012
Marc Dunker

At ACS, we start the day with a stretch!  Watch the video to find out more!

The Effects of Color on Design

06/11/2012
by Ashley Mazellan
Throughout the design process of our most recent line of retail fixtures, I was approached numerous times with questions pertaining to color; what color should the pieces be, the flooring, the walls? Choosing the wrong color for any of these elements held the potential to throw off the atmosphere we were working so hard to create.
Since color has the incredible ability of evoking an emotional response in most people, it plays a huge role in either making or breaking a design. A well thought through color palette can do wonders for mediocre design, while a poor choice of colors can put a damper on even the greatest of designs.
Let’s take a look at the feelings colors are able to stir within us, as well as a few great applications of color throughout the design world...

Red Light Special Incentive

05/30/2012
by Marc Dunker

Advanced Cabinet Systems has implemented an incentive to promote increased productivity and boost worker's morale.

ACS Technical Advantage

05/16/2012
by Marc Dunker

This vlog decribes ACS's utilization of technology and automation in the manufacturing process.

Organize Your Plastic Laminate Workspace

04/16/2012
Author: Marc Dunker

Organizing your workspace is essential to time management and overall productivity. The methods below will work for your space whether you have a commercial casework workspace, retail cashwrap, retail kiosk, or point of sale counter.

Options Of Edging

12/02/2011
Author: Cindy Heigl

Edging is the material used to cover raw edges on... yep, you guessed it- the edge of laminated panels. For example see the images below:

Retail Security Upgrades

11/09/2011
Author: Cindy Heigl

When you think of product security is this what comes to mind?

Lets hope not! There are several innovative security options available and several companies that provide them. It could be because I work for a retail fixture company... but I find these products interesting, and some of their capabilities are just pretty awesome. I wouldn't feel right if I didn't share a little about them on this blog.