'LabDirect Program' Launched by HRD Antwerp And Gem Lab

HRD Antwerp and Gem Lab, a division of Malca-Amit Group, have launched a service whereby Gem Lab becomes an authorized ‘HRD Antwerp LabDirect Program’ participant.

Gem Lab will serve as the point of contact for clients in their network who wish to obtain an HRD Antwerp grading report. They will handle all logistics and administration, allowing HRD Antwerp to focus solely on grading. The Take-In service aims to give more clients fast, consistent and convenient access to HRD Antwerp laboratories around the world.

David Ziegler, Commercial Director of HRD Antwerp, said: “This new cooperative venture with Gem Lab enables HRD Antwerp to significantly expand its European reach as we will have access to the extended network of the Malca-Amit Group. In return, customers in European diamond centers will enjoy faster and easier access to HRD Antwerp laboratory services.”

Boaz Lev, Managing Director of Malca Amit & Gem Lab Belgium, said diamond companies would have "seamless access to HRD Antwerp diamond grading services. We look to enable customers all over Europe and around the world access to Premium services, offered in Belgium, with ease and absolute peace of mind.”

The service will first be offered to European clients. Loose diamonds and diamond jewelry can be submitted for grading.