In-house laboratory vs test equipment rental: pros & cons

When testing packages and goods, companies find themselves before two options: test equipment rental, having tests performed offsite, or building their own testing laboratory. We analyze the pros and cons of both options, taking into consideration the convenience and...

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Safe Load TT at ISTA Pacific Packaging Symposium 2019

The fourth ISTA Asia Pacific Packaging Symposium was hold on October 24 in the Dusit Thani Manila Hotel located in Manila, Philippines. Prior to the ISTA Packaging Symposium, the Asia Packaging Network (APN) International Packaging Research and Innovation Symposium...

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How to use a compression tester in packaging: complete guide

Compression forces are some of the main risks faced by goods and packages during the distribution cycle. In our guide on how to use a compression tester, we analyze what a compression tester is, what kinds of loads can be tested, and offer a step-by-step guide to use...

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Vibration measurement in packaging: SDoF versus MDoF

Vibration measurement and its use in simulations are vital processes to guarantee the protective capacity of the packaging during transport. Therefore, it is important to know how they work and the advantages and disadvantages of SDoF and MDoF systems.    How to...

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The best vibration testing equipment suppliers of the world

Vibration tests are one of the most common procedures for testing the safety of products during transport. There are dozens of vibration testing equipment suppliers that offer different machines to carry them out.  But, what is the best option of all? We’ll analyze,...

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ISTA China: the most important news on the event

ISTA China Packaging Symposium 2019 will be held from September 18 to 20 in the city of Shenzhen, province of Guangdong.  This event is organized by the ISTA association and its Chinese division, to be presented by the China Packaging Research & Test Center and...

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