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About Us

Company Profile

Professional Testing Laboratory LLC was established in 1988 in Dalton, Georgia the heart of the carpet industry. We have grown up
with the floor covering industry and we are the
leading 3rd party independent floor covering test lab in the world.

As we continue to grow, we’ve expanded into many other industries and product categories including: Vacuum & Appliances, Retail & Consumer Benchmarking, Automotive, Aerospace, Construction and Chemicals & Flooring Treatments.

With our breadth & expertise, our scientists & testing engineers, are able and ready to help solve your product testing questions.

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Our Mission

Our goal is to provide precise, reliable and impartial test results to individuals, government agencies or private organizations and institutions. 

We are committed to providing equally to all our clients the highest standard of service obtainable and will establish and maintain a business environment of trust and mutual respect. We provide many years of experience and expertise of our management and staff which deliver solutions to issues and problems related to the performance of products tested within the scope of our activity.

Experts in Testing

Lab staff with over 325 years of combined experience in product testing & research.

Extensive Testing Capabilities

Over 30k sq feet and ability to execute over 2,500 different testing methods across a broad array of products &industries leveraging ASTM, ANSI, ISO & other international standards.

In Depth Standards Insight

Leadership & participation in more than 10 international or industry standards committees.

Exemplary Customer Service

Simply stated our team loves what we do, and we are not just another lab. We care about your product. We care about each other. We care about your experience.



NVLAP Accreditation

PTL is accredited for testing carpet and carpet cushion through an ongoing program of the U.S. Government called the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP). NVLAP is a U.S. Government entity administered by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the Department of Commerce. NVLAP requires compliance to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 as the basis for the accreditation of testing laboratories. Laboratories that comply fully and are found competent to carry out specific test, are formally accredited for those tests. NVLAP Lab Code – 100297-0


PJLA Testing Accreditation

Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc. (PJLA) is a private organization, offering third-party accreditation services for testing and calibration laboratories. We are absolutely committed to meeting and exceeding the requirements and expectations of our clients in terms of the quality of the services we provide.