Company : Avantha Centre For Industrial Research & Development

Category : Test and Measurement

Key Products : Contractual Research, Knowledge process outsourcing, Process Audit and Consultancy, Analytical and Testing Services

Avantha Centre for Industrial Research & Development (ACIRD) has been a leading force in the vertical of R&D within the Pulp and Paper industrial sector ever since its conception in 1983 when it was founded by the Avantha Group.


At the outset, ACIRD’s functional agenda was centric to generic research which gradually branched out into solution-seeking for industrial complexities. Presently, the solutions proffered by ACIRD focus on ascertaining an accelerated and time-efficient delivery of output.



With a top-drawer infrastructure in the domains of pulp, paper, environment, chemicals and allied field, ACIRD has proved its mettle as a leading research institution in a densely competitive business. This can be exemplified by the accolades and certifications it has received over the years:



ACIRD’s portfolio delineates the scope and reach of its services. It has been consistently lending its unwavering support to Indian paper mills, chemical/ enzyme manufacturers and distinguished national & multi-national companies.



In addition to this, the organization also conducts research programmes which are financed by private firms as well as government agencies.  It has been engaged in providing tutelage and training to numerous M.Sc./M.Tech. and Ph.D. students of neighbouring universities through the medium of research.






The research conducted by ACIRD is characterised by pain-staking attention to detail and punctilious documentation which facilitates process improvement/ development, product improvement/ development and pollution abatement along with resource conservation.



In its endeavours to sustain and assist the amelioration of Pulp & Paper and sundry other allied industries, ACIRD offers the following research services which have been categorically charted into four disparate groups:



To further segregate, ACIRD’s research, which is directed at environment-friendly processes and their resultant products, delivers to five different verticals:



Pulping & Bleaching Stock Preparation & Papermaking Coating & Printing
Environment & Resource Management   Nanotechnology & Advanced Biomaterials


Contractual Research

These research services are rendered on a contractual basis for the organisations who solicit them. They are proffered for the primary purpose of developing the Pulp and Paper as well as sundry other industries through systematic data assimilation which may enhance the operational output of the product. These services are client-specific and modified in accordance with their requirements. They are also periodic in nature since they terminate upon the expiration of the contract.

Knowledge process outsourcing (KPO)

Knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) is a method by which information and knowledge-based services are offered to multiple companies by an external organization such as ACIRD. We offer our KPO services to a multitude of business outfits in the Pulp and Paper industry and others.

Process Audit and Consultancy

Paper mill audits are essential to the papermaking process. ACIRD comprehends this and facilitates by assessing existing processes through systematic approach to diagnose problems and provide the action steps to resolve them, identifying process improvement opportunities based on industry standards/ best practices, suggesting improvement opportunities, and implementing to operate efficiently and maximize value without investment on machinery.

Analytical and Testing Services

ACIRD affords steadfast analytical and testing services in areas such as raw material, pulping & bleaching, deinking, pulp, wet-end application, paper coating, paper, black liquor, water and wastewater, soil, air, solid waste, lime sludge, coal, enzymes, microscopic analysis, etc. Some of these facilities are specifically targeted at the Pulp and Paper industry while the others cater to generic needs, irrespective of the industrial sector.   

Contact Details

Avantha Centre For Industrial Research & Development
Paper Mill Campus,
Yamuna Nagar
Haryana - 135001
Tel: +91 1732 292704/712
Fax: +91 1732 292748

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