SOURCE: ARL (Applied Research Laboratories)

ARL (Applied Research Laboratories)

January 28, 2011 12:25 ET

Applied Research Laboratories Awarded CARAT Recognition by TUV SUD America Inc.

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - January 28, 2011) - Applied Research Laboratories (ARL) was just awarded the achievement of becoming a CARAT (Certified After Recognition of Agent's Testing) Certified laboratory through TÜV SÜD America Inc. CARAT Recognition enables ARL to provide NRTL certified listing, labeling and inspection services for consumer products through TÜV SÜD America Inc. in addition to the personalized and attentive customer service ARL continues to offer its customers.

"Achievement of CARAT Recognition highlights the efforts and commitment of ARL to deliver the highest quality of service to its customers," stated Gary Richards, account executive of TÜV SÜD America Inc.

CARAT Recognition demonstrates ARL's adherence to the guidelines and requirements set forth in ISO 17025, general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.

ARL is an independent, family owned, internationally accredited testing laboratory that has provided manufacturers with personalized care for over 60 years and specializes in a full-service of consumer safety and compliance testing for a wide variety of products. They offer an atmosphere free of bureaucracy and red tape so customers receive a unique level of care throughout the testing process.

"Customers don't simply submit their projects to ARL for testing; they join a team of highly skilled engineers who work alongside them to reach excellence in every venture," said Bruce Sukert, president of ARL. "We are very proud and excited about the opportunity to offer national and international testing and certification to our clients. ARL understands the challenges facing product manufacturers today and now with CARAT recognition, our team is ready to face these challenges head on with our customers. We look forward to providing this truly valuable service to aid clients in releasing their products to market faster and more economically."

For more information, contact Luis D. Martinez, Director of Engineering, Applied Research Laboratories, 305.624.4800 x 112,, or Shawna Snow, Director of Sales, Applied Research Laboratories, 305.624.4800 x 125,

About ARL

ARL operates out of South Florida and serves clients in North America and abroad, including countries such as Canada and Italy. For additional information about ARL visit

About TÜV SÜD America, Inc.

TÜV SÜD America Inc. is a subsidiary of TÜV SÜD AG, the largest of the TÜV organizations in Germany. The company employs over 600 professionals throughout the Americas and has main offices throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. TÜV SÜD America Inc. is an NRTL (Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory) recognized by OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration). Recognition as an NRTL is an acknowledgment that TÜV has the necessary qualifications to perform safety testing and certification of products to specific product standards covered within the scope of recognition. For more information, visit www.TÜ

Contact Information

    Luis D. Martinez
    Director of Engineering
    Applied Research Laboratories
    305.624.4800 x 112
    Email Contact

    Shawna Snow
    Director of Sales
    Applied Research Laboratories
    305.624.4800 x 125
    Email Contact