UPS drop test: all you need to know

UPS drop test: all you need to know

Nowadays, the priority for major transport companies is to guarantee that the safety of their products will not be compromised during the distribution cycle. Shocks, drops and vibrations can threaten the goods in transit, leading to unnecessary costs and an unhappy...

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Sustainable packaging materials for an eco-friendly packaging

Sustainable packaging materials for an eco-friendly packaging

Changes in the public’s sensitivities in relation to the planet’s health are driving companies toward transformation. Eco-friendly packaging has become one of the most important and urgent trends in the industry, which is on the look for new solutions to this issue....

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Packaging material testing: what machines are needed?

Packaging material testing: what machines are needed?

Nowadays, packaging is considered one of the best means to protect the quality of the packed products and it helps to present the product perfectly in front of the buyers and clients as well. Thanks to this, the packaging industry has managed to acquire a big...

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Mechanical shock test: characteristics  and required equipment

Mechanical shock test: characteristics and required equipment

A mechanical shock test is one of the most important procedures to guarantee the safety of a load during the distribution cycle.      Contained in a number of international standards, it is a basic test to certify the protective capabilities of the container and...

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Pack Expo Las Vegas: what to expect at this event

Pack Expo Las Vegas: what to expect at this event

This September, 2019 Pack Expo Las Vegas will bring together all major players of the packaging industry. It is one of the largest packaging trade shows in the world, and will be held across three days filled with packaging talks and meetings in Las Vegas.     Pack...

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How to choose a packaging lab to test my product

How to choose a packaging lab to test my product

There is a lot of companies interested in set up their own packaging testing laboratories to research and optimize their packaging without relying on technological institutes. To this end, there are several packaging testing equipment options in the market, so it is...

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ISTA testing labs: characteristics and where to find them

ISTA testing labs: characteristics and where to find them

ISTA establishes some of the most important testing standards and protocols in relation to merchandize transportation. The purpose of ISTA testing labs is to ensure that these tests are compliant and standardized across the globe. Download free: Calculate the ROI of...

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Inclined Impact Test: all you need to know

Inclined Impact Test: all you need to know

The inclined impact test is one of the main tests to be carried out in order to achieve optimized packaging and secure goods during transport. Through a certain impact laboratory equipment, it is possible to test the protective capacity of the packaging when faced...

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Which medical device packaging standards are there?

Which medical device packaging standards are there?

Medical device packaging standards will play a fundamental role in the safe delivery of treatment from the manufacturer to its final clients.  For these reasons, it is important to choose the proper packaging to ensure the integrity of the product and to prevent...

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Cargo testing: how to secure your loads for transportation

Cargo testing: how to secure your loads for transportation

Cargo testing has come into the limelight in the road transportation industry in the last few years due to the enactment of regulations such as Directive 2014/47/EU. A poorly secured load may not only lead to penalties due to a failure to comply with regulations, but...

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