Hayes Performance Systems Expands with Acquisition

Hayes Performance Systems, LLC, a worldwide leader in braking and performance systems, has officially announced its acquisition of ACI Industries, LLC, a highly regarded manufacturing facility based in Saukville, Wisconsin. As of October 31, 2023, ACI Industries LLC has begun operating as part of the Hayes Performance Systems group.

Why It Matters

The integration of ACI Industries into Hayes Performance Systems signifies a strategic enhancement of the company’s manufacturing and machining capabilities. This acquisition is poised to substantially benefit Hayes Performance Systems’ service offerings across its extensive global markets, including North America, Europe, and Asia.

Key Points

  • Strategic Acquisition: The acquisition merges ACI Industries’ cutting-edge technology and design capabilities with Hayes’ extensive experience, reinforcing the company’s market position.
  • Leadership Transition: Josh Pallesen has been appointed as the new General Manager of ACI Industries, supported by Todd Jernberg as the new Director of Operations.
  • Enhanced Capabilities: ACI Industries brings state-of-the-art metrology, CAD/CAM design, and manufacturing technologies, complementing and expanding Hayes’ existing machining capacity.

Bottom Line

The acquisition of ACI Industries by Hayes marks a significant expansion of the latter’s manufacturing and machining prowess. This strategic move promises to bolster the company’s ability to serve a growing global clientele while continuing to lead in innovation. Both companies encourage inquiries about the acquisition and their enhanced capabilities to support various machining and assembly project needs.


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