Why work with ADC?

ADC has been solving engineering design challenges for nearly 30 years helping our clients turn concepts into production. We pride ourselves in the quality work we provide and have achieved a 95% annual customer satisfaction rate. By understanding the requirements of our clients and continually striving to meet them, our expertise speaks for itself.


ADC’s engineers can take a project from a sketched concept to a manufactured product quickly and effectively or simply assist with one aspect of the product development process.

  • New product development or product refinement
  • Ideation
  • Design for Manufacturing
  • Consulting – onsite or virtual
  • Automation
  • Project management
  • Contract engineering placement
  • Tool Design

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

  • Structural
  • Thermal
  • Metal Replacement
  • Topology Optimization


CAD Design/Drafting

  • Creo Parametric
  • SolidWorks
  • Moldflow- plastic injection molding simulation
  • Wincast – metal casting simulation
  • Animation
  • Motion Analysis / Dynamic Analysis


3D Scanning

In-House or Travel to Customer Facility for capturing 3D data

  • Inspection
    • 1st Article
    • PPAP
  • Reverse Engineering
    • Develop CAD models and Drawings
    • Fully parametric, Idealized step, Manufacturable for Casting or Molding, 3D Printing
  • Equipment: Atos Triple Scan; 12’ Faro Edge with Blue Light Laser Line Probe, Steinbichler Optical 3D Scanner


3D Printing/Prototyping

SLS- Selective Laser Sintered nylon used for end use products or tooling for short run production. Can use glass reinforcement to increase strength. Epoxy coating can further strengthen SLS parts.

  • Build Size- 15x13x18” (381x330x437mm)
  • Build Layer Thickness- .003-.006” (.08-.15mm)
  • Material- Glass-filled Nylon 12

FDM- Fused Deposition Modeling. Commonly used to simulate a product in abs plastic. Used for fixturing and assembly aids. End use product where aesthetic detail is not required. Works well for custom automation parts.

  • Build Size- 16x14x16in (406x355x406mm)
  • Build Layer Thickness- .005-.013in (.127-.330mm)
  • Materials- ABS, ULTEM, Nylon 12, ASA, PPSF/PPSU, PC, PC-ABS
  • Accuracy- +/- .005” or +/- .0015” per inch (+/- .127mm or +/- .0015mm per mm), whichever is greater.

PolyJet- Jetted polymer cured with ultra violet light to simulate rigid plastics and rubbers. Intended for design validation and fitment verification requiring aesthetic surfaces. Simulate Overmolding a rigid plastic with a rubber.

  • Build Size- 13.4×13.4×7.9in (342x342x200mm)
  • Build Layer Thickness- As fine as .0006” (16 microns)
  • Accuracy- Up to 200 microns.
  • Materials- Rigid Opaque, Rubber-Like, Transparent, Simulated Polypropylene, High-Temp, Bio-Compatible, Digital ABS.

CNC Machining


  • Tooling for injection molds and functional prototypes built to test a customer design.
  • Production- tooling for injection molds, Take off, carbon lay-up molds.
  • Fixtures- for a wide variety of applications including tight-tolerance inspection, post-production work and cooling.

Tooling and one-off machining category

  • Jigs and fixtures
  • 3-axis machining
  • CNC lathe work

Injection Molding

Prototype/Production: 5 to 250,000 parts using multiple in-house injection molding machines ranging in size from 100-ton to 380-ton capacities, we are able to manufacture production and prototype parts up to 2-pounds in weight.

Industries: ADC has historically collaborated with a wide-range of industries including medical, motorcycle and automotive, power tools, lawn and garden equipment, along with an array of other business types.

Materials: We offer our customers the option to choose from a variety of materials including; polypropylene, ABS, nylon, glass-filled nylon, TPE, polycarbonate, acetal, TPU, and TPV.


  • Component assembly
  • Ultrasonic welding
  • Pad printing
  • Insert installation


  • Robotic molding
  • Overmolding (two shot)
  • Insert molding



Creo Parametric: Beginner; Advanced; Cabling; ISDX; Simulate

Geomagic: Control X; Design X



File types: STEP, IGES, Parasolid, Solidworks, Creo Parametric Accepted for Quoting