About Us


A History of Manufacturing

Next Advance is located in renovated space in an historic factory building, on the banks of the Wynantskill Creek. From the early 1800s up to 1966, any number of factories that produced knit cotton and woolen goods, warp yarn and paper dotted the landscape along the present Burden Lake Road. One of the most notable and enduring was Faith Mills, which finally ceased operations in 1966. Our building is the leftmost of the large factories in the sketch.

Who are we?

Next Advance, Inc. develops and sells innovative, high-value, user-friendly laboratory instruments for molecular biologists, including tissue homogenizers and blot processors. Designed and tested by our multi-disciplined cross-trained staff, our products automate mundane tasks, freeing scientists from repetitive, time-consuming procedures.

What makes our company so unique?

Our products are designed from the bottom up, driven by the needs and desires of researchers and scientists in the field. Other companies build instruments with the engineer or manufacturer in mind; Next Advance products are designed for you.

How do we do it?

We have the best technical minds in the business. Our team is filled with people holding Ph.D.s in molecular biology and related fields to help you to develop the best protocols for your samples. From day one, we put a priority on quick and effective tech support. And as we’ve grown, we’ve added more qualified scientists to the team.

Why should you care?

At Next Advance, we are committed to delivering on your laboratory requirements and budgetary needs. Our experts can work closely with you to customize products for your particular application. We can even develop new products that meet your specific needs.

More info

Bookmark this site and return periodically to see our new products! Check out our web site and instructional videos. Download our overview brochure and product brochures.

We look forward to working with you.

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