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Nuvoco's Construction Development and Innovation Center receives NABL accreditation

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The (CDIC) of (formerly Lafarge India Limited), a leading manufacturer of building materials, has received (registration number TC 7607) from the Board for and Laboratories (NABL).

CDIC can now conduct more than 100 mechanical tests, out of which, 55 tests come under the accreditation; covering a range of materials including cement, fly ash, GGBS (Ground Granulated Blast-furnace Slag), concrete, aggregates, bricks, blocks, and With this endorsement; CDIC is well poised to join the league of other renowned facilities; capable, competent and credible to carry out a wide range of tests.

The CDIC will also offer third party external services; customers can now be assured that the products and solutions provided have passed the highest standards and will also be globally valid. Nuvoco's CDIC is equipped with forward understanding of technology, has entrenched systems, a highly qualified quality and technical team, coupled with state-of-the-art equipment. The was a natural follow-through that built up on these capabilities.

"CDIC is a customer interface zone, where we interact with our stakeholders and capture market expectations. It is a repository of in-depth technical knowledge and expertise on building materials; where our in-situ R&D team works in close collaboration with leading research institutes, schools and universities to facilitate progress in research and trigger the development of new systems and solutions that fit local market needs. The accreditation will further enhance our abilities of offering seamlessly to our customers," said Chief of Strategy, IT, Marketing and Innovation, Madhumita Basu.

With the NABL accreditation, CDIC has commenced conducting tests for one of the leading developers of residential, commercial and in Mumbai; namely, assessing Concrete Strength, Modulus of Elasticity, Rapid Chloride Penetration Test, Water Permeability and Dry Shrinkage.

NABL is an autonomous society providing Accreditation (Recognition) of Technical competence of a testing, calibration, and Proficiency testing provider (PTP) & (RMP) for a specific scope following rigorous international standards.

It provides accreditation in all major fields of Science and Engineering, as well as medical testing laboratories. Data and results generated from NABL accredited laboratories are accepted internationally, which offers significant time and money savings to local players.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 14:41 IST