Acme Alliance is a strategic alliance of international companies with extensive experience in providing component design and production. By making strategic alliances with these international companies, the company can take full advantage of the competencies and economies inside each member organization. Its program management approach reduces overhead inside its member companies and reduces their costs by centralizing technology, data storage, e-commerce, administration, billing and logistics. Acme Alliance is also one of the leading providers of component design and production services, and it maintains a centrally managed insource program that offers design, tooling, prototyping, metal and molding services, machining, finishing and mechanical assembly. Acme Alliance is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lovejoy Industries, and maintains offices in Northbrook, Ill.