American Research and Testing Inc. was an independent testing laboratory that provided laboratory and consulting services, custom chemical analysis, investigative chemical analysis, problem solving, and quality assurance testing of materials and chemical products. On July 1, 2021, American Research and Testing Inc. began its transition to exit the testing business due to the upcoming retirement of its Chief Operations Officer, Barbara Belmont. American Research and Testing Inc., the corporation, will dissolve during the the 2021-2022 fiscal year.
Until dissolution, American Research and Testing Inc. is managed by Barbara Belmont, M.S. Barbara has a Professional Science Masters of Analytical Chemistry from Illinois Institute of Technology, and over 40 years experience in chemistry. After her retirement from the testing business, Barbara will focus all of her attention on teaching chemistry at California State University Dominguez Hills.
American Research and Testing Inc. was founded in 1982 by Dr. Rita Boggs, now deceased. Dr. Boggs had a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania and nearly 50 years experience in chemistry.