Rubber and Silicone Experts.

Lab Testing, Consulting, Seminars & Career Training

ACE provides lab testing, consulting and innovative compounding process improvements for raw material producers, compounders and fabricators around the globe – with the industry’s shortest lead times.

ACE is an ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Independent Laboratory

ANAB is an internationally recognized accrediting organization that assures technical expertise and global acceptance of ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratories’ test reports for the purposes of free trade and regulatory acceptance.

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Physical Testing

Does your product comply with regulations and match consumer expectations? ACE’s physical testing capabilities will assure that your final product meets the demands of government regulations, industry standards, and customer-specific protocols.

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Analytical Testing

ACE’s many analytical test capabilities include specialized equipment and an array of wet chemistry solutions. Looking to outshine competitors but there is no established ASTM standard? ACE offers custom test solutions by creating methods that meet customer-defined applications.

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Expert Consulting

A team of agile, highly trained professionals puts ACE in the vanguard of today’s most solutions-oriented independent testing laboratories. Our broad scope for research makes ACE a great partner for preserving product integrity in increasingly competitive industries and markets. 

Education Seminars

ACE is the only research and development lab that also offers instruction and training for strategic professionals, hands-on equipment operators and students. ACE invites industry experts to share latest insights so engineers, technical managers, purchasing and HR professionals deepen their knowledge in this competitive field. Housing and transportations arranged for out-of-town guests.

Career Training

ACE’s iLearn Innovation Institute is a learning center equipped with an interactive SMART board plus an on-site, fully equipped hands-on workshop with rubber press, benchtop extruder, mixer and test equipment where students can apply classroom learning.

Upcoming Training Events

RUBBER COMPOUNDING FOR DURABILITY- ENDURICA EVENT

Are you challenged to make your rubber products last longer?  Rubber compounds are complex mixtures of polymers, reinforcing fillers, oils / plasticizers, curatives, stabilizers, and other additives that are combined in relatively quick mixing processes.  Durability is impacted by all these ingredients, their interactions, and the quality of the mixing.  This one-day course will teach […]

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RUBBER BASICS

This course is perfect for Sales, Customer Service, and any other non-technical personnel. You will gain a basic understanding about the rubber industry and the processes in this course. It’s a great primer to additional courses or as a stand-alone for basic knowledge of the industry. There will be an optional tour of the ACE […]

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APPLIED RUBBER TECHNOLOGY

Participants in this training will gain an in-depth knowledge of the engineering characteristics of rubber materials as well as an intense review of rubber systems and how to select them. Detailed treatments will be provided in the areas of formulating, testing, mixing, and rubber fabrication. The course content includes Rubber engineering characteristics Rubber types Thermoplastic […]

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What They're Saying

The evaluations performed by ACE have been critical in bringing new products to market. The formal reports provided us with valuable information to show potential customers.

Chris Wagner

Marketing & Law Director, ChemSpec

ACE’s extensive industry knowledge continues to help us develop markets and applications. Their lab and ability to perform raw material evaluations helps us help our customers.

Steve Schabel

Director of Business Development, KoreChem, Inc

ACE provided more value to our company on this project than there is room to list. I would recommend hiring any company whose culture is being created and driven by Mr. Sharp.

Mike Baach

President & CEO, Philpott Rubber & Plastics

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