1. About ACE™ Brand
ABOUT ACE™ BRAND

ACE™ Brand offers a complete line of elastic compression bandages, hot and cold therapy products, and knee, ankle, elbow, wrist and back braces, wraps and supports.

ACE™ Brand offers a complete line of elastic compression bandages, hot and cold therapy products, and knee, ankle, elbow, wrist and back braces, wraps and supports.
ACE™ Brand offers a complete line of elastic compression bandages, hot and cold therapy products, and knee, ankle, elbow, wrist and back braces, wraps and supports.

The History of ACE™ Brand


1918

  • ACE 1918 Packaging

    Oscar O. R. Schwidetzky is credited with the first development of the American-made ACE™ Bandage in 1918. “ACE” stands for “All Cotton Elastic” and has been a trusted brand in elastic bandages for nearly 100 years.


1940

  • ACE 1940 Packaging

    The unique tin can packaging was introduced.


1976 - 1980

  • ACE 1980 Packaging

    In 1976, the line of elastic bandages expanded to include hosiery and braces. The ACE™ Product line kept pace with the latest technology, and the needs of a growing market. In 1980, ACE™ Brand woven bandages were introduced.


2005

  • ACE 2005 Packaging
    The launch of ACE™ Brand Antimicrobial Braces.

2007

  • ACE 2007 Packaging

    Updated look for ACE™ Brand.


2009

  • ACE 2009 Packaging
    New and improved Neoprene Braces were created. 3M acquires ACE™ Brand.

2012

  • ACE 2012 Packaging
    Updated design that celebrates the brand's heritage but adds a contemporary look and feel.

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ACE Brand is a trademark of 3M.