In an increasingly competitive and demanding context, the ACS Group is aware of the importance of anticipating future trends and demands in pursuing global leadership. The Group therefore promotes innovation and research aimed at finding solutions to improve processes, incorporate technological advances and improve the quality of the services provided.

The Company's commitment to innovation is evident in the significant investment in R&D+i made by the ACS Group every year, which reached EUR 27.5 million in 2022 (1). The result of this effort leads to, among others, improvements in productivity, quality, customer satisfaction, occupational safety, the use of new materials and products, and the design of more efficient production processes and systems.

The ACS Group invested more than €27.5 million in research, development and innovation (1) in 2022.

In 2022, the ACS Group had 137 projects in process (1). Over the last 10 years, Group companies have registered a total of 43 patents.

In 2022, the ACS Group developed 46 specific innovation projects related to sustainability.

(1) Scope of data 19.36% 2022 sales. The scope of the number of projects carried out and patents in 2022 is 14.89% and 15.10% of  2022 sales

To read about the main projects of R&D&i developed by ACS Group's divisions, please click here