CORONA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) ( www.autoretail.com) announced that one of their key customers, Medbox, was featured on "Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo" on the CNBC network. AVT has worked with Medbox for several years and helped develop and now is the exclusive manufacturer of the company's advanced, biometrically controlled medicine dispensing and storage systems. AVT prides itself on giving companies like Medbox the opportunity to expand by working closely with them to produce innovative and customized self-service automated dispensing systems. Shannon Illingworth, Chairman and Founder of AVT, said that he looks forward to helping his clients achieve greater success. "There is nothing as satisfying as working with a company or an entrepreneur and helping them achieve their dreams," he said. "We specialize in creating unique solutions that allow businesses and retailers to expand distribution, reach new customers, and increase revenues through automated retailing." Medbox was also featured this week on BBC Radio, commenting on their global expansion plans. In related news, AVT has enjoyed a surge in their stock in recent weeks, up over 165% in the past 30-days, with several occurrences of record-breaking volume. To view the Medbox CNBC interview, visit: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?play=1&video=3000140165 For more information on AVT, please call 800-240-5175 or visit the website at www.autoretail.com. About AVT, Inc: AVT, Inc. is a leading developer of automated and self-service retailing systems. AVT is able to work with any size company to design a custom automated retailing solution that drives traffic, increases sales, improves security, and lowers overhead. With an in-house design team, software developers, mechanical engineers and on-site manufacturing, AVT can take projects from concept to completion with speed, economy and ingenuity.