International Laboratory Directories

Laboratory Profile: Akron Rubber Development Laboratory India

Laboratory Description:

ARDL-India is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. (ARDL) in the United States. The ARDL-India facility is located in a high security facility in the Cochin Foreign Export Zone.

Established in 1962 by Robert Samples, Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. (ARDL) began its legacy with a staff of only two. Over the past 45 years, ARDL has established itself as a leading international laboratory dedicated to providing testing, development and problem-solving services to all facets of the rubber and plastic industries.

ARDL now employs over 100 personnel that operate three modern laboratories in Akron, Ohio. In late 2004, with the aim of more efficiently serving its worldwide market, ARDL proudly announced the opening of its fourth laboratory in Cochin, India.

The success and growth of any company is only as good as the people behind it. It takes in-depth practical experience and the formal professional education of a competent staff with experience in polymers, compounding, testing and consulting to meet the ever-changing needs of customers and do the job right. ARDL's trained technicians are certified to conduct testing through an in-house program of continuing education and certification. That's why ARDL's growth over the last five decades has truly been achieved and sustained by the dedicated group of problem solvers with a solid background and experience in their respective fields.

What We Do ARDL has the experience, expertise and resources to be your single-source lab, not only for standardized testing and analysis, but for custom, non-routine services as well. ARDL's diverse technical staff is dedicated to building personal relationships with clients in order to better understand the unique challenges they face.

ARDL understands your needs and can solve your toughest problems. Let ARDL help you to be compliant, competitive and on the cutting edge.

B Block, 3rd Floor Plot, No.43A,

Kakkanadu, Kerala 682 037 IN