Operations During Winter Storm Jonas 2016

January 22, 2016

As all of you, I’m sure, know by now, Winter Storm Jonas is coming this weekend. As of yet, we are not sure how long he will be staying and the extent of the havoc he may reap on the area while in town. We will be proceeding with business as usual today (Friday, 1/22/16) […]

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ACDi Community Involvement – Over $100K Raised!

December 8, 2015

Over the years, ACDi has held and participated in numerous events in an effort to give back to the community.  This year we broke the $100,000.00 mark for money and donations made through our community involvement!! Thank you to everyone who has made this possible through your continuous support. During ACDi’s 3rd North Carolina Annual Charity Golf […]

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ACDi Manufacturing Team Promotes From Within

December 7, 2015

ACDi had the opportunity to promote several employees from within the organization in 2015 to fulfill open positions in various project management, inventory management and document control roles. When a Project Manager position became open in July at ACDi’s Frederick, MD plant, they received 3 internal applicants. Dustin Knox, formerly ACDi’s Materials / Warehouse Manager, […]

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The ISO 9001:2015 Standards: Here’s What You Need to Know…

January 26, 2015

In the midst of ACDi’s completion of our ISO 9001:2008 audit, we decided to take a look at what future ISO audits will hold for the industry.  The last changes to the ISO 9001 came in 2008, bringing few changes compared to the previous revision in 2000.  These standards are reviewed every five years by […]

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ACDi Welcomes Local Engineering Class

January 26, 2015

Kim Boykin, ACDi NC Plant Manager, welcomed the Nash Community College’s Engineering Department’s Data Communication Systems Class to our facilities in N.C.  Mr. Boykin provided a tour with explanation and demonstration of the daily manufacturing technologies, including SMT and through-hole assembly and testing of PCBs and Cable and Harness assemblies.  We would like to thank […]

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ACDi Expands Staff – Capabilities

January 26, 2015

 In 2014, ACDi added an Engineering Program Manager, Bob DiDonato, a Bachelor’s graduate from John’s Hopkins University, to support its growing engineering services and capabilities.   “The addition of the engineering program manager will offer customers additional services in their product development cycle, from assistance with minor modifications, next generation models, to more complex engineering solutions, […]

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Changes Around the World Affect How the EMS Industry does Business in the U.S.

September 16, 2014

Consumer needs and government regulations have driven major changes to the EMS industry over the last decade. Two that have been gaining interest and attention of late include the explosive rise in semiconductor sales, and its impact on supply chain implications related to RoHS and other restrictions such as Conflict Minerals. Smaller Devices Drive Manufacturing […]

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ACDi’s 6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament is Right Around the Corner!

September 16, 2014

Bill Hornbaker, the owner of American Computer Development, Inc. (ACDi) has been supporting and giving back to his community for many years, raising over $82,000. Great value is placed on support of local and national causes near and dear to the hearts of Bill and the employees of ACDi, such as St. Jude Children’s hospital […]

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Healthy Semiconductor Market Leads to Sick-lical Lead Times

June 24, 2014

An improved overall global economy since the recession in 2007-2009 has contributed to the increasing health of the global electronics industry.  Semiconductor demand is frequently looked at as an industry health indicator, as they are found in most technology, and therefore an increase in their demand translates to an increase in demand for electronics and […]

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18 Holes, Food, drinks, and Fun

June 24, 2014

ACDi kicked off their 2nd Annual North Carolina Charity Golf Tournament at Birchwood County Club to benefit Our Sister’s House on May 1, 2014, raising over $8,000 and bringing their total money raised for this organization to over $13,000.  “We would like to thank everyone who participated in this event and assisted us in topping […]

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