MADE IN AMERICA SINCE 1917
ACW has a storied past. ACW contributed to the design and creation of paracord in the 1930s. The business fought for legislation requiring seat belts in all vehicles in the 1950s. ACW helped set personal flotation safety and testing standards in the 1980s. Additionally, ACW worked to update the military’s requirements for webbing goods in the 2000s.
Throughout ACW’s 104-year history, the Company has transformed from a small distributor of military products to a global ISO-9000 manufacturing company specializing in webbing, plastic buckles, metal hardware, cord and industrial sewn straps.
ACW'S CORE VALUES
PIONEERING THE INDUSTRY FOR THE LAST 100 YEARS
Sales, Distribution and Strap Production Operations combined under one roof in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
ACW expands its Woonsocket facility to unite its three divisions under one roof — Custom Fabrication, Weaving, Injection Molding.
ACW introduces FireLoc® into the marketplace; a complete line of heat-resistant thermoplastic hardware with UL/ULC approval.
ACW receives US Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center approval for its military plastic hardware line of products.