ISTA Now an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer - ISTA is pleased to announce that ANSI’s Executive Standards Council (ExSC) has approved ISTA as an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer under its proposed operating procedures for documenting consensus on ISTA-sponsored American National Standards. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) coordinates, facilitates, and promotes the development of voluntary consensus standards that are relied upon by industry, government agencies, and consumers across the United States and around the world. ANSI fosters the U.S. standardization system by accrediting the procedures of standard-setting organizations and subsequently approving individual documents as American National Standards (ANS).
Posted Friday July 18th, 2014 11:15 AM
ISTA has released the following whitepaper available for complimentary download: Methodologies For Vibration Testing Packaged-Products by David Shires, Chief Consultant, Distribution Testing, Smithers Pira. Mr. Shires paper details established and newer methodologies for vibration testing packaged products for road distribution. It is intended to provide information on the range of methods available. This information will be of interest to those who wish to review their specification and selection of vibration test methods, and to those who wish to have a better understanding of the methods available. Click here to begin download.
Posted Friday July 18th, 2014 11:14 AM
Eric Hiser has joined the ISTA team as Vice President – Technical. Eric will be responsible for ISTA’s Technical Division including all technical activities, development and maintenance of ISTA Procedures and Projects, and ISTA Certification programs for labs, packaged products and people. For technical issues including the submission of lab certification materials and test reports contact Eric at 517-333-3437 ext. 218 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the June issue of ista views to learn more about Eric.
Posted Tuesday July 8th, 2014 10:13 AM
ISTA TransPack Forum Call For Papers: It’s never too early to submit a topic for 2015. If you have an interesting and informative topic or case study related to transport packaging we want to hear from you! We also want hear from you if you have a topic you’d like to see on the 2015 program. If you are interested in submitting an abstract, Contact Lisa Bonsignore at email@example.com.
Posted Tuesday July 8th, 2014 10:09 AM
Pre-Conditioning added to 1-Series Test Procedures The 1-Series TSG and Technical Division Board have voted to approve adding a required 12-hour pre-conditioning sequence to all 1-Series Test Procedures. The 12 hour pre-conditioning sequence calls for the packaged-product to be stored at laboratory ambient temperature and humidity. New versions of the 1-Series procedures are now available in the ISTA E-Market and Member Center.
Posted Thursday June 5th, 2014 11:47 AM
CPLP Workshops - REGISTER TODAY!
Larry Dull, CPLP Instructor, ISTA Vice President
The date has been set
for ISTA's 2015 TransPack Forum:
April 7-10, 2015
Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club, Orlando, Florida
Guide is Available! The RPbD Guide is a step-by-step
process management standard for the design, testing, and
qualification of responsible packaging that meets industry,
consumer, and regulatory expectations.
2014 edition of ista views is now available!|
Content: Matt Daum, The
Link Between Shock Pulse Filtering, Product Protection, and
Packaging Costs; ISTA Developing New EducationalOffering:
Concurrent Packaged Product Design; Staff Changes at ISTA;
2014 TransPack Forum Highlights; R. David LeButt Award; PackExpo
Marketing Opportunity for ISTA Members; Visit to Christian
Brothers University; Technical Update - Ask a Package Testing
Expert, New Technical Board Members, New Testing Council Members,
Pre-Conditioning added to 1-Series Read