Acme (play /ˈækm/; Greek: ακμή, the peak, zenith, prime) denotes the best of something.

Acme or ACME may also refer to:

Fiction and media

  • Acme Corporation, a fictional company in the cartoon world of Looney Tunes
  • ACME Detective Agency, a fictional detective agency from the Carmen Sandiego series of computer games and television shows
  • Acme (album), the sixth album by the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
  • Acme Novelty Library, a comics serial written and drawn by Chris Ware

Science and technology

  • Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education, a British organisation
  • ACME, open source development with Apache, ColdFusion, MySQL and Eclipse, coined by The ACME Guide book/PDF
  • Acme (ADL), an architecture description language by Carnegie Mellon University
  • Acme (automobile), an automobile built between 1903–1911 in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Acme (computer virus), a computer virus which infects Microsoft DOS EXE files
  • ACME (health software) automated determination of cause of death, used by several governments for the generation of national mortality statistics
  • Acme (text editor) is a text editor and development environment originally for the Plan 9 from Bell Labs operating system
  • Acme thread form, a screw thread used in specialized applications such as vises and leadscrews


  • ACME (Space), an architecture firm based in London
  • Acme Aircraft Corporation, an aircraft manufacturer based in Rockford, Illinois, USA during the 1920s
  • Acme Boots, a manufacturer of western footwear owned by Berkshire Hathaway
  • Acme Bread Company, a bakery in Berkeley, California
  • Acme Brick Company, a brick manufacturer that is a subsidiary of Berkshire, Hathaway
  • ACME Comedy Theatre, a sketch comedy and improvisational theater located near Hollywood
  • ACME Communications, a television broadcasting company, based in Santa Ana, USA
  • Acme Fresh Market, a chain of grocery stores in Akron, Ohio, USA
  • Acme Markets, a chain of grocery stores in the northeastern United States
  • Acme Packet, a VoIP Session Border Controller manufacturer
  • Acme Records, an independent record label
  • Acme Tackle Company, a producer of fishing tackle in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Acme Whistles, a major producer of whistles
  • Air Craft Marine Engineering, an aircraft designer based in Van Nuys, California, USA during the 1950s
  • Association of Management Consulting Engineers, an international not-for-profit association



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