CompanyAVS Industries, LLC ( AVS ) was formed by Dave Sydow and Jim Venninger in January, 2005 with the goal of "Servicing the World with High Temperature Textiles."Dave Sydow, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, brings 28 years of experience in silica textiles to the company in the areas of product development, technical support, vendor coordination and worldwide sales and marketing. Jim Venninger, Vice President, Operations, brings 19 years of silica textile experience in management, manufacturing, quality assurance and procurement. Including all members of the AVS team, there are over 75 years of experience in High Temperature Textiles.Proprietary ProductsAVS is both a manufacturer and user of outside converting services which improve textile properties based on the founder's specifications and technical expertise. These converting services include the addition of topical coatings ( primarily silicones ) to one or both surfaces of the fabric, laminations of aluminized film or foil, laminations of film adhesive systems, and fabric chemical treatments. The basic amorphous silica products include fabrics, needled insulation, rope, sleeving, and tape. All of these products have a minimum silicon dioxide ( SiO2 ) content of 96 percent. The silica fabrics can be certified to meet Military Specification, MIL-C-24576A ( SH ). Fiberglass products are offered with a concentration in fabrics.Worldwide ServiceProducts are shipped from two locations, a warehouse and a plant in Newark, Delaware. Regional warehouses in Houston, Chicago and Seattle serve the domestic U.S. market. Products are available outside the United States through exclusive distributors.