Optimize the use of plastic by testing your packaging

Optimize the use of plastic by testing your packaging

The image of plastic has deteriorated during the last few years influenced by a higher public awareness in relation to the accumulation of waste and the environmental impact of this material. Figures like the ones that show how humans throw away enough plastic to...

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EN 12195: load securing on road vehicles

EN 12195: load securing on road vehicles

The EN 12195 standard was established to address the problems resulting from an inadequate load stowage in road vehicles. Unsafe stowage in road vehicles has led to a significant number of accidents and economic losses. Indeed, it is estimated that 25% of road freight...

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How to perform an optimal tilt simulation of your load

How to perform an optimal tilt simulation of your load

Carrying out a tilt simulation of your load could prevent contingencies during shipping that might endanger the goods and the product being transported.  Tilt testing simulates the forces that might cause the goods to topple over or shift, with the purpose of...

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Do you comply with ASTM D642?

Do you comply with ASTM D642?

It is common for goods to be vertically stacked during transportation and storage, which endangers their integrity due to the added weight. The ASTM D642 standard analyzes a package’s ability to protect the goods against compression forces, being therefore essential...

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5 tips to maintain a stable load during distribution

5 tips to maintain a stable load during distribution

Ensuring a stable load during the distribution cycle is essential in guaranteeing the safety of both the products being transported and everyone involved in the process.  During the transportation of goods, a poorly secured load will shift during maneuvers such as...

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Stretch film testing: why you should perform it

Stretch film testing: why you should perform it

Stretch film testing comprises a series of essential tests to guarantee the safety of goods in palletized systems, and that of the people involved in their shipping & handling.  There are several testing methods and machinery to perform it, but all of them...

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How can I test flexible packaging?

How can I test flexible packaging?

Flexible packaging is among the fastest-growing options in the packaging industry due to its ability to add value while offering transportation and safety efficiency.    What is flexible packaging? Flexible packaging is any packaging –or part of it– whose shape...

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Guidelines to maintain your load securing during transport

Guidelines to maintain your load securing during transport

Globalization and the growth of online commerce have implied a myriad of opportunities for companies, but also logistical challenges for safely transporting the products anywhere in the world. Load securing is among the most important factors to take into account in...

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