Concept Acquires American Calibration, Inc.


Acquisitions fortify the company’s capabilities and expand its service area in the precision manufacturing space

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – September 2023

Concept, the Midwest’s leading source for advanced manufacturing solutions, today announced that the company has completed two acquisitions that will further expand its capabilities, expertise and geographic reach: American […]

2023-09-23T02:43:31-06:00Blog, News, Partners, Sales|

Updated Scope of Accreditation

Through continuous improvement, we have increased our capabilities yet again, to meet our customer requirements:

  • More ranges and scales to our indirect verification of Rockwell and Brinell hardness testers.
  • Optical Comparator linearity now up to 18 inches in the X-Axis
  • Hydrometers from 0.9 sg to 1.4 sg
  • Lower uncertainties in high-voltage measurements up to 90 kV in AC and DC
2023-08-02T15:10:59-06:00Blog, News|

Optodyne – Out of Business

On 11/27/2020, after 34 years of business, Optodyne, Inc. has closed their business. This is unfortunate news to the calibration industry, as Optodyne laser interferometer systems have been the choice of metrology labs for years. The Optodyne MCV-500 single-beam and MCV-2002 dual-beam systems are designed for the accurate calibration of CMM, CNC and granite surface plates. Optodyne laser system are […]

2021-02-01T09:35:06-06:00Blog, News|

Updated ISO Certificate and Scope of Accreditation

On 08/06/2020 American Calibration received its recent ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Certificate of Accreditation and Scope of Accreditation from ANAB (a division of ANSI). Congratulations to our quality team and technical staff for all their efforts.

Some of the highlights of the changes to our scope of accreditation:

Viscometer Calibration per ASTM D2196

Pipette Calibration per ISO 8655-6

Thermocouple Simulation […]

2020-08-06T09:38:57-06:00Blog, News|

Congratulations to our latest group to pass the ASQ Certified Calibration Technician Exam

On 08/30/19, a group of 10 of our employees received their certificates for passing the ASQ CCT (Certified Calibration Technician) exam.

American Calibration, Inc. looks at the ASQ CCT exam as a benchmark of a technician’s competence, and  we take great pride in having the majority of our calibration personnel certified.

As we continue to grow and hire new employees, our goal […]

2019-11-02T04:24:09-06:00Blog, News|

Authorized Enerpac Service Center

Effective 10/19/2018, American Calibration, Inc. is proud to announce that we have passed the Enerpac Audit and we are currently the ONLY Authorized Enerpac Service Center in Illinois.

We look forward to providing this service to our existing customer base that already rely on the quality products designed by Enerpac. We are also anticipating reaching even more customers in this area […]

2018-10-23T14:44:32-06:00Blog, News|

New Equipment, The Ranger 7!

We are happy to announce we have just added the Ranger 7 to our Lab Equipment! Load Cell Simulation and the testing of digital weight indicators is more accurate than ever! More information Below:

Two ranges; one is equal to the sum of the 0.05 mV/V switch and the 0 mV/V-0.5 mV/V switch. The other is the sum […]

2018-03-06T12:08:53-06:00Blog, News|

Daniel Hans

With heavy hearts we impart that Daniel Hans has passed away. On February 18, 2018 he lost his battle with cancer. He was a happy fellow who got along with everyone he met, and a dear friend to those who knew him well, and an integral part of the American Calibration Family. Whenever he was on-site customers […]

2018-02-22T11:40:20-06:00Blog, News|

Rice Lake 480 Legend Series

With the 480 Legend® Series, you have the power to interface with batching controls, PLCs, legacy devices and much more! Dual, independent serial ports (RS-232 and 20 mA) and available relay outputs, Ethernet TCP/IP and USB provide unrivaled connectivity options. No other indicator in its class can match the 480’s combination of communication and power.

2018-02-16T12:06:26-06:00Blog, News|

Updated Scope of Accreditation

We are proud to announce that we have increased our measurement capabilities to better serve our customers.

With our new Setra MicroCal System, we can accurately calibrate on-site differential manometers, pressure, and Magnahelic gages from -0.25 inH2O to +0.25 inH2O, with an expanded uncertainty of about ±0.07% of reading.

At the extreme other end of the pressure scale, we can now […]

2017-11-22T12:30:54-06:00Blog, News|

Updated Scope of Accreditation

Effective 09/14/2017, our scope of accreditation has been updated and improved.

Some of the highlights of our latest capabilities:

  • Pressure Measurement increased from 10,000 PSI up to 100,000 PSI
  • AC/DC Current Measurement now up to 10 Amps
  • AC/DC Clamp Meter Measurement now up to 1,000 Amps
  • Increased Resistance Sourcing up to 200 GigOhm
  • Lower Uncertainties for Anemometer Calibration with our Open […]
2017-09-15T14:12:28-06:00Blog, News|

We’re At The MD&M East Conference! Come See Us!

Greetings Everyone from the MD&M East Conference in New York! We are so excited to see all of you here and to meet so many new faces. If you wish to join us at the conference its not too late! See our MD&M East Conference announcement post for an invitation to the Show. We are offering a One Hundred dollar […]

2017-06-13T15:00:37-06:00Blog, News|

MD&M Conference Announcement!

MD& M is back, June 13-15, with thousands of industry professionals returning to New York for three days of sourcing, networking, and education. Now’s your chance to join them.

Join us at the expo and discover actionable insights from suppliers, like-minded peers, and expert-led presentations. Or get your conference pass and access three days of leading education, including […]

2017-05-22T14:45:35-06:00Blog, News|

Crown Tool Closing

American Calibration welcomes all the former customers of:
Crown Tool & Supply
30815 Solon Rd
Solon, OH 44139
(440) 248-5000

With their recent closing in the Fall of 2016, we understand that you are in need of sales, calibration and repair in the Ohio area. We already have service personnel in your area able to assist you. And with our larger scope of […]

2016-12-14T09:13:04-06:00Blog, News|

Website Updated

American Calibration is proud to release the latest version of our website. The website has been updated to provide more information to our current and future customers. We have also added useful resources and forms. A new blog feature will allow us to provide updates on changes at ACI. We have implemented a helpful search function to the website as […]

2016-12-14T09:13:04-06:00Blog, News|
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