INDIANAPOLIS—Akron Rubber Development Laboratory Inc. has become a sponsor for the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers.
The Akron-based firm, founded in 1962, is an independent testing, development, and problem-solving laboratory for rubber, plastics and latex. According to the firm, ARDL offers standardized testing and consulting for all aspects of the rubber and plastics industries.
“Part of the ARPM vision is to provide help and assistance to those in need,” Stan Sadon, operation manager for ARDL, said in a statement. “We exist because we have a passion for problem-solving. It's obvious to us that ARDL fits well into ARPM's vision and we look forward to both providing help and assistance to ARPM members and to welcoming their help and assistance in turn when we need it.”
Sadon praised the reputation of ARPM and said the firm is looking forward to bringing value and providing a joint partnership in strengthening the industry through the members.
“We have heard good things about the exchange of information among ARPM members,” Sadon said. “ARDL brings a passion for problem-solving and our long history of independent testing and compound development in all aspects of the industry. ARDL is excited to do our part in working with the ARPM. We see a brighter future for the entire rubber industry.”