ABOUT AFCO

AFCO Systems is an industry leader in the design, engineering and manufacture of racks, cabinets, enclosures, and air containment systems for the data center, colocation and telecommunications industries.

All of our products are built in the USA, from design to production. Our ability to deliver a wide range of standard products to address end-user specific requirements has led many companies in the Fortune 500 to choose AFCO Systems as their strategic partner for their data center, colocation and airflow containment needs.

When you choose AFCO Systems, you are getting all the experience and expertise of a world-class engineering and manufacturing team behind your data center project.

AFCO TEAM

AFCO Systems was founded as a high-quality metal products manufacturer by Vincent Mallia, Sr. in 1971 and today is led by his sons, Michael, Larry and Paul.

The AFCO family of employees are focused on meeting customer demands and providing the highest level of customer service. We recognize that the data center is the heart of our customers’ businesses and we hold ourselves to the highest standards in order to achieve customer success.

Since 1993 AFCO Systems has been an industry pioneer, obtaining numerous patents for its cutting edge designs that accommodate cabling, cooling, power, integration services, and on-site end-user usability challenges and requirements.

 We have four areas of
Core Competency:

Vincent “Vinny” Mallia Sr. founded what was later to become AFCO Systems as a contract manufacturing company located in a small warehouse in Bayshore, NY in 1971. Vinny was an outstanding manufacturing engineer and saw the potential for a sheet metal shop to grow and took the opportunity.

From there his company kept pushing forward and moved several times until it reached its final and current destination in an 100,000 square foot facility in Farmingdale, NY. Vinny passed down his knowledge of manufacturing to his 5 boys at a young age. The boys grew up working in the shop and later became full time employees and managers. Eventually Vinny passed the reins to three of his children. Larry, Michael and Paul became the next generation of managers and owners. Many of the next generation of Mallias are following in their footsteps.

1971
1993
1999
2001
2002
2003
2004
2006
2008
2012
2013
2014
2015

1971

Vinny Mallia founds Ultimate Precision, which continues as a high-quality, contract manufacturer.

1993

AFCO Systems is born!

1999

AFCO introduces patented “Kool-IT” enclosure. The industry’s first thermostatically controlled active air flow rack solution.

2001

AFCO designs and delivers the KOOL SCAN remote environmental rack monitoring solution (an early pre-cursor to DCIM) to Bear Stearns World HQ in New York City.

2002

AFCO collaborates with Citigroup to create the HDS Cabinet. The industry’s first rack solution specifically designed to accommodate “side breathing” network switches.

2003

AFCO collaborates with UBS to create the industry’s first mass deployed ducted-chimney enclosure system.

2004

AFCO collaborates with JP Morgan Chase to design and deliver a high density “side-car” cable management solution that moves fiber and copper cabling out of the data cabinet and into a protected cable management trough.

2006

AFCO develops a line of cabinets specifically designed for Colocation data centers in response to growing industry demand.

2008

AFCO collaborates with Comcast to create a passive, high density rack to integrate with non-mechanical data center cooling.

2012

AFCO launches its line of Aisle Containment solutions designed to solve data center air flow containment challenges.

2013

AFCO introduces T-Series Racks whose tubular frame construction is ideal for “rack and stack” applications, providing a dynamic load rating of up to 3,000 lbs.

2014

AFCO collaborates with a world- wide cloud provider to design and build a modular Performance Optimized Datacenter (POD) solution.

2015

AFCO collaborates with Bloomberg LP to design and deliver the Bloomberg Open Adaptive Rack (BOAR) inspired by the OCP V1.1 standard.

{"dots":"false","arrows":"false","autoplay":"true","autoplayInterval":"3000","speed":"300","fade":"true"}

THE AFCO PROCESS

In addition to a comprehensive offering of standard products SKUs, AFCO Systems takes great pride in our ability to build customer specific solutions to meet the exacting needs of our clients. Our process and ability to engineer, model, prototype and deliver metal products to customer specifications is unmatched in the industry and is a key point of differentiation between AFCO Systems and its competitors.

Our process focuses on providing Excellence, Quality and Reliability across our Engineering, Manufacturing and Customization processes.

Customization

CUSTOMIZATION

AFCO Systems offers advanced engineering and manufacturing capabilities for customized products at competitive prices and lead times. We are able to customize any industry-standard-based data center colocation or telecommunications rack, cabinet, or containment solution to your specific requirements. We have decades of engineering experience and expertise – plus, we understand data centers better than our competition.

If you don’t find what you are looking for on our website, please contact our customer service department. An AFCO Systems Sales Engineer will be happy to discuss custom applications with you. AFCO System’s four decades-plus years of sheet metal fabricating experience make us your best and most affordable choice for customized configurations.

 

 

 

 Engineering

ENGINEERING

AFCO Systems employs top design and manufacturing engineers with the knowledge and experience to develop data center racks, cabinets and containment solutions to the most demanding specifications.

  • Solidworks 3D CAD Modeling ensures throughput consistency from design to manufacturing.
  • MRP System for managing capacity and workflow supports Just in Time (JIT) delivery.

 

 

 

 

 

Manufacturing

MANUFACTURING

AFCO Systems is an ISO 9000 Compliant facility operated by experienced team members and supported by a variety of hardware installation services to assemble customer data center racks, cabinets, and containment solutions.

  • 100,000 sq. ft. Lean Manufacturing facility in Farmingdale, NY
  • 100,000 ft. Lean Manufacturing Facility in County Galway, Ireland
  • Fully automated “Lights Out” manufacturing facilities featuring:
    • Laser Cutting
    • Hydraulic Brake Presses
    • Robotic Welding
  • In house Powder Coat Finishing
  • 20,000 sq. ft. Assembly/Packaging area in Farmingdale, NY
  • Six Sigma Lean Manufacturing Process Compliant
  • 100% QC Process with multi stage QC Inspections
  • ISO 9000 Compliant

THE CUSTOMER SERVICE PROMISE

AFCO quality service doesn’t end after your purchase. We pride ourselves on having the best customer service department.

NOTHING is more important to us than our customers and our co-workers. When we let one down, we are hurting the other. Our service promise is simple, “We will not let you down” Our customer service team is EMPOWERED to make decisions and to take action. We believe that if it is good for our customers, it is good for our company. Every day is a new opportunity to re-earn our reputation as the finest company you have ever dealt with. We don’t just want to meet expectations, we want to exceed them.

Please email our Customer Service Team here: cs@afcosystems.com