What sets us apart
AVS|US, located near Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, is a leading developer and supplier of complex scientific components and instruments for large government laboratories and corporations around the world. Founded as Advanced Design Consulting (ADC) Inc. in 1995, AVS|US has grown into one of the world’s leading technology companies and has enjoyed over 25 years of business growth and profitability with more than 500 customers located in over 26 countries. AVS|US’s vision is to be a global leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative products for scientific and research markets.
AVS|US, formerly named Advanced Design Consulting (ADC) Inc., was founded in 1995 starting in a small modest office at Cornell Business and Technology Park. ADC established itself as a custom design manufacturing system prime contractor. In 1995, ADC won its first contract for $10,700 working with Crouse-Hinds-Cooper Industries. By 1998, ADC occupied its first building of 3,000-sq. ft. The company did grow steadily throughout the late 2000s, always reinvesting in the people and new engineering design, assembly and manufacturing equipment to provide the most cost-effective solutions to our customers. In 2019 ADC was acquired by AVS (Added Value Solutions) located in Spain. In 2020 ADC's name was changed to AVS|US. Today AVS|US occupies over 22,000 square feet of space and consists of different departments to make up the framework of our operations. Engineering Design, Manufacturing, Ultra-High Vacuum & Clean Room Assembly & Testing, Metrology Laboratory, and Electronics & Instrumentation.
Capabilities which differentiate AVS|US from competitors include the investment in test equipment (both CNC machining and QC room), which permits qualification and first article testing to be performed in-house. As a technical company, support staff is very heavy in engineering personnel that can provide top quality troubleshooting, thorough sophisticated engineering tools, and technical recommendations to the customer. AVS|US has developed designs and processes, employed qualified personnel and systems that have allowed us to build complex cutting-edge instruments. AVS|US has built a variety of instruments from state-of-the-art systems for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, to time-of-flight Small Angle Neutron Scattering instrument for ANSTO, Australia.