AVANTech News

AVANTech Completes PFAS Treatment at Whiteman Air Force Base


AVANTech recently treated approximately 30,000 gallons of water at Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB) that contained per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contained in storage tanks.

[Press Release]

AVANTech's Proprietary Advanced Polymer Solidification (APS™) Process Receives Bulgarian Regulatory Approval for Use on Radioactive Waste


In 2018, a Consortium of AVANTech and Risk Engineering Limited (REL) of Bulgaria were awarded a contract by State Enterprise Radioactive Waste (SERAW) for the design, build, and operation of a Waste Treatment Plant. The plant is for the treatment of radioactive wet solid wastes from the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in Bulgaria. The project scope covers the safe retrieval, treatment, and processing of historical wet solid wastes in KNPP Units 1 to 4.

[Press Release]

AVANTech Welcomes Mark R. Ping as Sr. VP of Business Development - Utility Services


AVANTech welcomes Mark R. Ping as Senior Vice President of Business Development - Utility Services. Mark brings over 35 years of experience in the nuclear industry, especially in the areas of radioactive water treatment and wet waste processing and disposal. Mark will focus on bringing the integrated services and products from AVANTech's three service facilities to the Nuclear and Fossil Fuel Utility Industry.

[Press Release]

AVANTech Welcomes Robert A. Wilson as Sr. Process Engineer at Richland Location


AVANTech welcomes Robert A. Wilson as Senior Process Engineer assigned to the Hanford Tank Side Cesium Removal (TSCR) Project and multiple AVANTech wastewater treatment projects. Rob will be working out of AVANTech's newly acquired location in Richland, Washington, which was formerly Mid Columbia Engineering (MCE).

[Press Release]

AVANTech, Inc. Acquires Mid Columbia Engineering, Inc.


AVANTech, headquartered in Columbia, SC, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Mid Columbia Engineering, Inc. (MCE), a design-build firm headquartered in Richland, WA. AVANTech will integrate the skills of the MCE team to help deliver our products and services to both the US DOE Hanford Site as well as the West Coast. The combined capabilities of the organizations include specialized radioactive, hazardous, and non-hazardous liquid treatment, waste packaging products, and fabrication services worldwide.

[Press Release]

AVANTech's Tracy Barker Keynote Speaker at DOE Small Business Forum


The Department of Energy Savannah River Site 2016 Small Business Forum, held May 19-20 in Aiken, SC, brought together small businesses and government officials to better recognize innovative technologies with the potential to improve operational performance and reduce costs for environmental cleanup.

Another DOE Small Business Success Story - "Closing the Loop"


From the start of CST resin development in the late 90s, nearly 20 years later, DOE is "closing the loop" with the assistance of small businesses like AVANTech and the experiences gained from our US and Japanese partners.

[Press Release]

AVANTech Receives Inc. Magazine 5000 Award for 2015


AVANTech, an international leader in radioactive and industrial water treatment solutions, is recognized as one of the nation's fastest growing companies.

[Press Release]

AVANTech Opens 120,000 Square Foot Manufacturing Center in Columbia


AVANTech, a radioactive and industrial water treatment solutions provider that is one of South Carolina’s fastest growing companies, today opened a new 120,000 square foot manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters in Columbia. The new headquarters is located south of I-77 on 2050 American Italian Way.

[Article in Columbia Regional Business Report]

[Press Release]

AVANTech/DTS Solving Problems Worldwide


AVANTech/DTS is recognized worldwide for its water processing and radioactive waste management expertise. We have provided more than 150 systems in over 14 countries other than the U.S.

[Press Release]

AVANTech, Inc. and Diversified Technologies Services, Inc. Combine Forces


Two Industry Leaders – AVANTech, headquartered in Columbia, SC, and Diversified Technologies Services, Inc. (DTS), headquartered in Knoxville, TN, have reached a definitive agreement to integrate their capabilities and offer specialized radioactive, hazardous, and non-hazardous liquid treatment, products, and services worldwide.

[Press Release]

AVANTech Receives Contract Award for Radioactive Waste Water Treatment System in Mexico


AVANTech just announced their award to provide a radioactive waste water treatment system to the Laguna Verde Nuclear Station in Mexico. The Atrex™ system will treat high conductivity liquid waste streams.

[Press Release]

AVANTech Named to the 2012 Inc. 5000


AVANTech has earned position 1960 of the 2012 Inc. 5000 celebrating the fastest-growing private companies in America.

[Letter from Inc. Magazine]

AVANTech Helps Japan in Wake of Nuclear Disaster


Many people are accustomed to wearing a suit to work. For three employees at AVANTech Incorporated, a Columbia-based comprehensive industrial water treatment solutions provider, that suit was a full-body hazmat suit and respirator as they worked to remove radioactive isotopes from wastewater at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in Japan...

[Article in South Carolina Business]

Fukushima Daiichi Emergency Water Treatment


The Great East Japan Earthquake that took place on March 11, 2011 created a number of technical challenges at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant. One of the primary challenges involved the treatment of highly contaminated radio-active wastewater. AVANTech, in cooperation with Toshiba and Shaw Global Services, LLC, developed a unique patent pending treatment system that addressed the numerous technical issues in an efficient and safe manner.

[Article in Nuclear Plant Journal]

AVANTech Helps Avert Further Disaster at Fukushima


A few weeks after a massive earthquake and tsunami ravaged the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station last March, AVANTech got a call. The Japanese nuclear plant was out of commission. Backup systems had failed, and emergency workers were pumping water out of the ocean to cool the six boiling water reactors at the Tokyo Electric Power Co. facility.

[Article in Columbia Regional Business Report]

AVANTech Helps Implement Fukushima Accumulated Water Treatment System


AVANTech, in conjunction with Toshiba and Shaw Global Services, LLC, a Shaw Group company, have developed the process, mechanical, and electrical design of a highly specialized patent-pending water treatment system for use at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in support of recovery efforts associated with the Great East Japan Earthquake that took place on March 11, 2011.

[Press Release]