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ACD Appoints Experienced Production Manager

Aug 18, 2011

Lance Friedemann, ACD's Production Manager

Lance Friedemann, ACD's Production Manager

ACD, a leading supplier to the electronics industry, has broadened the role of Lance Friedemann, who has worked as the company’s Design Manager for more than five years.

In his new role as Production Manager, Lance will oversee the test and assembly process teams as well as production maintenance and machine assembly. He now is responsible for overall department efficiency gains, cost reductions and overtime control. Additionally, Lance manages WIP to ensure products keep moving and holds are accurate.

“Lance has a proven track record of effective management with ACD. He is very organized, believes in empowering his employees and is extremely customer focused,” commented W. Scott Fillebrown, President & CEO.

Friedemann is a CERTIFIED INTERCONNECT DESIGNER (CID) — Awarded by the IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries. He demonstrates exceptional analytical problem solving, process development and implementation, leadership through example, ability to help resolve issues between co-workers, and build and motivate cohesive teams. Lance can quickly learn complex software and is experienced in teaching/training personnel.


Founded in 1984, ACD’s services comprise complete board layout services, ATE engineering services, DFM/DFA capability, printed circuit fabrication, component procurement, SMT and thru-hole mixed technology assembly, box build, rework, X-Ray, flying probe and functional test, and development.

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