100% Employee Owned, Founded 1954


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Founded in 1983, Aven specializes in tools for optical inspection and precision assembly. Their product line includes stationary and portable microscopes, video inspection systems, specialty high-resolution digital and video cameras, lenses, illuminated magnifiers, software for image analysis and tools for precision assembly. Cross is a distributor for Aven products throughout our territories in the southeast U.S. Our offering includes; digital Microscopes, binocular & trinocular microscope systems, LED magnifier lights, precision hand tools, and more.

Available In The Following Areas

With an extensive background in a variety of industries, Cross has relationships with a number of leading brands, including exclusive distributorships in some areas. We are proud to be a distributor for Aven in:




North Carolina

South Carolina



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J.A. King is Now Part of Cross Company!

Still offering the same world class customer service since 1939, J.A. King is now a part of the Cross Company family. This means our customers have even more support as our capability continues to grow. As always, reach out to our team if you have any questions, and take a look at all we now have to offer! Interested in a quote?