Cardolite Corporation is a privately held developer and manufacturer of the world’s largest variety of products derived from cashew nutshell liquid (CNSL), a renewable natural resource. The unique properties of CNSL are used to develop and produce a wide range of products to service the coating, friction material, adhesive, composite and foam markets.
With over 30 years of experience, Cardolite is the leader in the specialized production of quality CNSL based materials. The company’s customer base includes all types of companies ranging from large Fortune 500 corporations to small specialty manufacturers. With sales offices, representatives, and distribution facilities in the Americas, Europe, and Asia, Cardolite prides itself on delivering high quality products and services across the globe.
Cardolite manufactures all products at production plants in Mangalore, Karnataka (India) and Zhuhai, Guangdong (China). Designed to support and provide reliable global supply to the most demanding customers, these facilities are the largest and most advanced CNSL technology manufacturing facilities in the world. Cardolite facilities are ISO 9000 registered and adhere strictly to local and best practice health, safety, environmental, and security standards.
To further advance CNSL technology, Cardolite also operates research and development, and technical service facilities in the USA, China and India. By using CNSL as a primary building block, these labs are able to develop materials that have unique advantages over some traditional chemistries. In addition, Cardolite technical service laboratories help customers accelerate time to market and assure product quality and performance.
Cardolite continues to invest heavily in research, technical support, manufacturing, and market development to meet the ongoing needs in its target markets with innovative, natural, renewable CNSL-based products.