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About Us

ADVENTURE

25 years
of service

"I am most grateful for all of our employees, past and present, who have helped us on our journey. The best part of our team is their willingness and ability to work as a team in serving our customers. Our role as an independent laboratory has always been to produce and provide accurate test results, to be honest, reasonable and to do what is right. As we continue to grow and learn, Arias is committed to innovation in order to improve the quality of our services. We wholeheartedly thank our present and future customers for their support."

Robert P. Arias, P.E.
President & CEO

NOT ALL WHO TRAVEL ARE LOST

minority owned firm

Arias is designated as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) by the State of Texas, and a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) with the City of Austin. We are also certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) by the South Central Texas Regional Certification Agency (SCTRA) and the North Central Regional Certification Agency (NCTRCA) as a MBE.

The History Of Arias

certified
technicians

Our technical field and laboratory staff are certified through agencies such as: The National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), the American Concrete Institute (ACI), the American Welding Society (AWS), the Pre-cast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI), the Post-Tensioned Institute (PTI), and Texas Asphalt Pavement Association (TXAPA). All work is conducted under the guidance and direction of a Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) licensed to work in the State of Texas, as required by law.

accredited laboratory

Our laboratories meet the standards of the American Standard Testing Materials (ASTM) specifications of ASTM E-329 for Inspection and Testing Agencies for soil, concrete, and bituminous materials as used in construction. All of our equipment is calibrated internally or by an independent testing agency in accordance with the National Bureau of Standards. In addition, Arias is accredited by the American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials (AASHTO), the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).