Attention! Road Construction - Aug. 6th through Aug. 20th

Aug 05, 2018
Access to ARDL’s headquarters at 2887 Gilchrist Road from Interstate 76 will be interrupted for work on a railroad crossing from August 6th through August 20th.  Please use the directions attached/below as an alternate route.  Access to...

ARDL Adds New Equipment to Expand Thermal Conductivity Capabilities

Nov 29, 2017
Akron, Ohio - Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. (ARDL), a leading worldwide independent testing and development laboratory has increased its capabilities with the addition of a new C-Therm TCi™ thermal conductivity analyzer.  The...

ARDL Names Bonnie Stuck President and Adds New Laboratory Leadership Positions

Sep 13, 2017
Akron, Ohio - Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. (ARDL) has announced with most sincere gratitude and well wishes the retirement of President Jerry Leyden effective June 2, 2017. During his 25 years with ARDL, Mr. Leyden contributed...

ARDL Hires Rick Behne as Quality Manager

Apr 27, 2017
Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. (ARDL) is proud to announce Rick Behne has joined ARDL in the position of Quality Manager.  Rick brings with him the experience and knowledge to support and build on ARDL’s problem-solving services...

ARDL Hires Kylie Trumpower as Technical Advisor

May 19, 2014
ARDL Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Kylie Trumpower to its team of technical staff in the position of Technical Advisor.  Kylie graduated from The University of Akron in 2013, earning a...

ARDL Adds Atlas Ci5000 Weather-Ometer

May 01, 2013
March 18, 2015 - Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. recently installed a new Atlas Ci5000 Weather-Ometer, expanding its already extensive accelerated weathering capabilities.  This brings ARDL to a total of five on-site Xenon Arc...