Featured Avatar Projects Showcase

From highly sensitive multi-million dollar telecommunications installation projects to transporting and installing fascinating (and sometimes wacky!) traveling exhibits on tour, Avatar Relocation has had the opportunity to participate in some very interesting projects. Our Featured Projects Showcase presents you with some of the more interesting jobs we have been asked to complete over the years...

Avatar robotic dinosaur exhibit move a roaring success

Robotic dinosaur exhibit move Rochester, NY - It's impossible to use the front door when you're delivering a robotic dinosaur that's 26 and a half feet tall! Instead, workers used a crane to lift the apatosaurus model to exhibit space on Rochester Museum & Science Center's third floor. And who was the company who moved these Cretaceous Critters? Why Avatar of course! The traveling DINOSAURS! exhibit features six half-…
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Avatar relocates the practice of world renowned cardiologist, medical researcher and technical innovator

Cardiologist Relocation Avatar recently had the privilege to relocate the medical practice of Dr. Michael Poon, a world renowned cardiologist, medical researcher and technical innovator. The scope of this project required the relocation of sensitive imaging servers and equipment along with office assets from a Manhattan location, into Avatar storage for several months with eventual delivery from storage to the State…
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Avatar gets twisted for Christmas

Twisted Avatar Relocation, agent for Atlas Van Lines, got the call to transport the Kevin O'Callaghan designed stage set along with Twisted Sister's band equipment from Manhattan to Las Vegas, Nevada and back for Twisted Sister's TWISTED CHRISTMAS spectacular. Avatar's president, Bill South, said "Avatar expects to complete the logistics of this project just in time to help Santa Claus out should he call…
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Avatar Relocation display move helps students win contest

competition Avatar Relocation recently assisted Western Suffolk BOCES by moving a student manufactured "Chapter DIsplay" exhibit from it's Dix Hills facility to Syracuse, New york, and back. This senstitive exhibit material required pad wrapping and absolute on-time pickup and delivery performance, and Avatar came through with flying colors. The Chapter DIsplay competition selects the outstanding promotional…
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Avatar moves the Naval Chaplain Corps school

Chaplin School relocation The U.S. Navy Chaplain Corps recently relocated and consolidated its chaplain and enlisted religious program specialist training schools from Newport, Rhode Island to a new facility at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina. The new facility, Naval Chaplaincy School and Center, is collocated with the Air Force Chaplain Corps College and the U.S. Army Chaplain School and Center at the Armed…
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Avatar stores priceless 'Dueling Dinosaurs' fossil at Long Island warehouse

Long island storage warehouse In 2006, fossil collector Clayton Phipps (a Montana rancher known as the “Dinosaur Cowboy”) and discovered a rare fossil on private land in Montana’s Hell Creek Formation: the bones of two fully articulated dinosaurs that appeared to have died together, locked in combat. The fossil duo — a small, pony-sized carnivorous tyrannosaurid and a slightly larger herbivorous ceratopsian, both now…
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Avatar provides traction for shipment on tour attractions

Shipment on tour If you see a super-sized tractor trailer with the name Mobile Mechatronics Lab tooling down the highway, you're looking at a million-dollar investment. It's a custom-made showroom filled with high-tech marvels, the brainchild of Festo, a leading world-wide supplier of automation technology. "Our mobile showroom features 22 dynamic displays with fully functional operating machines, as well as 21…
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Avatar drafted for homeland security duty

F14 Fighter When the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) contacted Avatar Relocation and requested assistance with securing illegally aquired jet fighter aircraft parts, Avatar was quick to respond to the call to duty. Investigators found that roughly 1,400 parts which could be used on F-14 "Tomcat" fighter jets were sold to the public in February. This came after the Pentagon announced it had…
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Avatar keeps on trucking...and moving store displays

Truck moving So there you are, one fine spring day in 1952, toolin' down the highway in "Crankshaft" Kelley's Chevy 3100 5-window pickup. A dream perhaps? Not in your life! When a well known department store needed to remove 1950's vintage Chevrolet pickup trucks on display at their stores they called upon the folks at Avatar who trucked the trucks from store to warehouse! A simple task no doubt?…
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Avatar helps upgrade America's telecommunications network

Telephone operator In 1990 the national telecommunications system consisted of a network of electro-mechanical analog telecom equipment operated by seven regional Bell operating companies ("REBOCs"). Beginning in 1990, these regional operating companies undertook a nation-wide upgrade of the hardware used to operate our nation's telecommunications network. This digital upgrade (of existing electro-mechanical analog…
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Avatar performs large artwork storage for artist in need of a warehouse

Pump Jack Art Exhibit Artist Josephine Meckseper’s pairing of pump jacks and a Manhattan Times Square location serves to merge a classic symbol of American oil production and wealth with the center of New York City commercial culture. In a statement, Ms. Meckseper says her 25 feet tall oil pump jack sculptures are intended “to draw parallels between the American industrial system, transitioning from a past of heavy…
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Yugo Next: Touring car art challenges Avatar Relocation

Touring yugo exhibition Remember the Yugo? That small, flimsy car that was introduced to the buying public in the 1980s as a sensible, affordable approach to transportation? Some recall that the Yugo was less than wildly popular. Nonetheless, there were buyers, and as a result a generation of Yugos still sit in junkyards, garages, and other final resting places across the nation. Well, a lucky few of those Yugos - some…
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