A-dec Inc.

About A-dec Inc.

At A-dec, we strive to provide a quality environment where people work together for the betterment of dentistry worldwide.

The A-dec Way: From the time A-dec co-founders Ken and Joan Austin were hiring their first employees, they held firm to a set of principles that continues to guide the company today:

1. Concern for People
2. Provide opportunities and assist in self-development
3. Provide an atmosphere encouraging self-satisfaction and pride
4. Encourage team effort
5. Maintain complete fairness, honesty, and integrity
6. Maintain open consistent and regular communication
7. Encourage public service
8. Encourage creativity
9. Commitment to productivity and quality
10. Maintain consistency
11. Dedication to improvement
12. Keep things simple and basic
13. Build on the basis of "need"​
14. Attention to detail
15. Conserve resources

A-dec is the world's leading manufacturer of reliable dental chairs, delivery systems, and dental lights including the award-winning A-dec LED light.


Chair Assembly

February 2019 - August 2019 Newberg, OR
“There are 3 breaks throughout the day that last 15 minutes, and a half-hour lunch. Most shifts are Tue-Fri, 5:30am-4pm, but it feels like much less. There is no group of people that you can't fit in with.”

Mechanical Engineering Intern

April 2018 - September 2018 Newberg, OR
“Work culture On-site manufacturing Autonomy”
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