About Avantha Centre for Industrial Research & Development
ACIRD group is an enterprise from Patiala, Punjab. It was set up in the year 2002 as an in-house facility for Avantha group to work on improving and checking the qualities of the products. It performs tests on paper, pulp and similar samples Its Haryana based plant caters to the needs of industries belonging to the similar sector. It provides consultations regarding wood, recycled and agro based residue fibres for paper and pulp mills and for the upgradation of effluent treatment plants. The tests performed on air, noise, solid and waste water are of chemical nature. Tests on pulp and paper determine fibre properties like morphology, optical, Cobb and contact angle, surface energy, pigmentation, strength, etc. Other tests are conducted on black liquor, fly ash and coal based products.