Who We Are

Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc.

Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc., (ACD/Labs) is a global chemistry software company developing desktop and enterprise solutions to effectively utilize the wealth of scientific knowledge generated among the many branches of chemical, biochemical, and pharmaceutical R&D. Using our deep understanding of chemical disciplines, advanced mathematical algorithms, and computer science, our solutions help guide on-going research, aid decision-making, and speed the development of new chemical entities for the marketplace.

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Toronto, Canada, ACD/Labs employs a team of over 160 dedicated individuals, including many PhD level scientists from varying chemical disciplines. In 2009, ACD/Labs joined forces with Pharma Algorithms (a leader in ADME/Tox prediction). The merger represents greater possibilities for the future of in silico modeling that will benefit molecular discovery in pharmaceutics and biotechnology.

Our Mission

Our goal is to provide comprehensive and innovative industry-standard software solutions to our clients to help accelerate research and strengthen their competitive position. Our expertise lies in vendor-neutral spectroscopic data processing and prediction, property prediction, analytical knowledge management, and interactive reporting of scientific data. These software solutions integrate analytical data with chemical structures, and physicochemical and ADMET property prediction to help organizations protect and leverage valuable research knowledge.

Our Values

ACD/Labs defines success as exceeding the expectations of our clients, collaborators, employees, and owners. We strive for excellence, adhere to our stringent values of integrity and respect, and are accountable for our actions. We celebrate the diversity of each individual in our team, their ideas and cultures. We flourish through innovation, and embrace opportunities. We are inspired to be our best, work hard and not miss the opportunity to have fun on our journey.

Our Commitment

ACD/Labs is committed to providing the industry standard in comprehensive and innovative predictive, chemical, spectroscopic, chromatographic, and database management software solutions while developing and maintaining complete customer loyalty. These objectives are accomplished through:

  • The adoption and development of state-of-the-art algorithms
  • Maintaining the highest standards in the development of our products
  • Continuous improvement of our existing products and customer support quality
  • Providing the highest standards of customer support

Our Marketplace

Our clients and partners in pharmaceutical companies, chemical companies, academic institutions, and government organizations span the globe. We are recognized as the industry standard in NMR spectrum, physicochemical and ADMET property predictions, and a market leader in analytical vendor-neutral databasing, processing, and analysis for MS and NMR. Our chemical drawing and nomenclature products continue to gain prominence in the industry.