Forum Exhibitors

 
    

Finding the right solution provider is essential to your company's success. Explore the many packaging suppliers, equipment manufacturers, research institutes and laboratories on exhibit at the co-located TransPack and TempPack Forum Exhibitor Reception on Wednesday, March 21st at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. You'll find the innovative solutions you've been looking for while connecting with hundreds of packaging professionals.


Interested in exhibiting and showcasing your products and services? Exhibiting at the Forum is a powerful and cost-effective way to target the transport packaging industry. If you are considering sponsoring as well, keep in mind that Diamond, Platinum and Gold sponsors receive a free exhibit space as part of their package! Questions? Contact Megan Riegel megan@ista.org Phone: +1 517-333-3437 ext. 217

EXHIBITOR RATE: $1,750

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AGS 
223 Worcester Providence Turnpike, Sutton, MA 01590 USA
Tel: 508-865-1155
www.aglobalsolutions.net

AGS provides Packaging Design, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Testing with one easy call. AGS takes the stress out of wondering will your product arrive safe at you customer's location. Don't chance a disappointed customer. Invest your time with things that make you successful let AGS worry about your packaging solution. AGS provides innovate package solutions reducing cost, time and increasing your customer satisfaction. Visit AGS at www.aglobalsolutions.net or call 508 865 1155 to find out how AGS can help You.
Atlantic Packaging
12201 Steele Creek Rd, Charlotte NC 28278 USA
Tel: 704-588-1400
www.atlanticpkg.com

Atlantic is the industry's most technically advanced packaging resource.  We're a leader in critical applications packaging with a strong focus on equipment, integration, and high performance materials for stretch, shrink, strapping, labeling systems, tapes and adhesives, protective packaging, general industrial supplies, and all types of flexible packaging. Founded over 70 years ago, Atlantic is an independently owned company and currently has 1,000 employees in 18 locations across the USA and the Caribbean.  We serve customers in a wide range of industries including food & beverage, pharma & medical, health & beauty, building supply, air filtration, carpet & flooring, automotive, and contract packaging.  Our blend of manufacturing, distribution, and technical service is scaled to meet the needs of the largest manufacturers across North America. Today, Atlantic is leading the field of stretch wrap technology with our groundbreaking MUST Method, defining standards in stretch wrapping with an end-to-end approach that reduces stretch film usage while improving machine performance and load containment.
 
CSZ 
12011 Mosteller Road, Cincinnati, OH  45241 USA
Tel: 513-793-7774
www.csztesting.com

Cincinnati Sub-Zero (CSZ) provides testing solutions offering a full range of environmental test chambers along with an A2LA Accredited test laboratory to assist you with your testing needs for ISTA and ASTM testing. We offer a wide range of chambers and services for package testing, shipping studies and more. Our products and services include temperature, humidity, altitude, vibration, HALT & HASS, drop impact, thermal shock, and more.
 

California Polytechnic State University
Packaging Program, Department of Industrial Technology and Packaging, Orfalea College of Business
1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Tel: 805-756-2129
www.cob.calpoly.edu/undergrad/industrial-technology/
 
Clemson University 
Department of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences
223 Poole Agricultural Center Clemson SC 29634 USA
Tel: 864-723-0740
www.clemson.edu/fnps
 
Corruven Inc.
11, boul Centre Madawaska, Saint-Basile, New Brunswick E7C 1R7 Canada
Tel: 1-506-802-7022
www.corruven.com

Corruven develops and manufactures packaging solutions for big-heavy-bulky items. Our unique, responsibly sourced, packaging materials allow us to develop solutions that both protect your products, and reduce the total cost of the solutions through logistics savings in your supply chain. Our vision is to unite a family of leaders to build a better world through game-changing innovation. Sustainable means more than eco-friendly. Join us in our pursuit of sustainability by optimizing your supply chain, properly protecting your products, and by sourcing your packaging responsibly. Corruven is based in New Brunswick, Canada in a high tech 100,000 ft2 manufacturing facility with an in-house testing laboratory.
 
DDL, Inc.
10200 Valley View Rd., Suite 101, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 USA
Tel: 952-941-9226 | 800-229-4235
www.testedandproven.com

DDL Inc. is an ISO/IEC 17025- accredited full-service testing lab that provides package, product, and materials testing to the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. The company’s team of engineers and technical and quality experts is devoted to helping customers worldwide succeed by taking an independent, involved and informed approach to ensuring regulatory compliance.
 
Diversified Technical Systems (DTS)
1720 Apollo Court, Seal Beach, CA 90740 USA
Tel: 562-493-0158
www.dtsweb.com

Diversified Technical Systems (DTS) manufactures ultra-small, high-performance, autonomous data acquisition systems and sensors for dynamic testing. Key features including compact size, rugged enclosures, modular configurations and high sampling rates have made DTS a leader in advanced measurement solutions worldwide. Applications include: aerospace, automotive, biomechanics, blast, packaging and transportation. Inc. Magazine has named DTS three times as one of the fastest-growing private U.S. companies. Based in Seal Beach, California, DTS has Technical Centers in Michigan, Asia-Pacific, China, France and United Kingdom. www.dtsweb.com.
 
gh Package & Product Testing and Consulting, Inc. 
4090 Thunderbird Lane Fairfield, OH  45014 USA
Tel: 513-870-0080
www.ghtesting.com

gh Package & Product Testing and Consulting Inc. is a third party full service package and product testing company located conveniently in the Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky Tri-State area. Our laboratory is accredited in accordance with the International Standard ISO/IEC 17025. We provide package engineering services to our customers worldwide. Quite simply we vibrate, squeeze, crush, expose, drop or do whatever it takes to assure products arrive safely to their final destinations.

Great Northern Laminations
3010 East Venture Drive, Appleton WI 54912-8033 USA
Tel: 800-925-2626
www.laminationsonline.com

GREAT SERVICE. GREAT RELIABILITY. GREAT SOLUTIONS. Laminations provides innovative corner, edge protection, U-Shaped, and crating solutions that safeguard products during shipping, handling and storage. Our diverse line of VBoard® laminated paperboard products has proven practical and effective for thousands of packaging applications across a wide range of industries, backed by packaging experts who deliver cost-effective solutions with speed, quality and accuracy. Our paperboard solutions are 100% recyclable, and deliver the most advanced form of packaging protection to help customers reduce the cost of packaging materials and lower shipping costs throughout the supply chain.
 
Highlight Industries, Inc.
2694 Prairie St SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49519 USA
Tel: 800-531-2465
www.highlightindustries.com

Highlight Industries is a builder of stretch film testing equipment and end-of-the-line packaging machinery. Established in 1981 in Grandville, MI, Highlight has expanded from an innovative beginning building handwrappers to developing complete lines for stretch wrapping, case sealing, plastic strapping, and related quality control equipment. Highlight has long differentiated itself by investing in cultivating a deep understanding of all the elements which impact load security for its customers and by cooperating with other leaders to increase knowledge across the industry. Highlight continues this investment today to provide the highest quality packaging solutions available.
 
Instrumented Sensor Technology, Inc.
4704 Moore St., Okemos, MI 48864 USA
Tel: 517-349-8487
www.isthq.com

Instrumented Sensor Technology, Inc.(IST) designs, manufactures, sells, rents and services portable data recorders for dynamic measurement of shock, drop, impact, vibration, compression, temperature, humidity, and atmospheric pressure. Applications range from transport packaging and testing to ground transport monitoring of high value cargo, drop testing, crash recording, flight vibration recording, accident reconstruction, and more. IST also provides measurements services and report generation for Logistics Quality Audits of customers' shipping and handling and distribution channels, carrier and route handling quality comparison analysis, and more. Instruments available for short term rental as well as purchase. IST also maintains an ISO Z540 in-house metrology laboratory for re-calibration of all data recorder products and sensors. With customers worldwide, IST has been proudly serving the transport packaging marketplace for 30 years, founded in 1987.
 
L.A.B. Equipment, Inc.
1549 Ardmore Avenue, Itasca, IL 60143 USA
Tel: 630-595-4288
www.labequipment.com

L.A.B Equipment, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of product reliability and package test equipment. Our comprehensive line of products includes; hydraulic sine and random vibration, drop, climatic chambers, incline impact, shock, rotary vibration systems. Our systems are designed to meet related standards from around the globe, including the increasingly popular Amazon 6 Series and various ISTA protocols. We are a team based organization with a global presence to serve and support customers world-wide. We are committed to manufacturing quality products on a consistent basis while maintaining a work ethic and attitude directed towards continuous improvement focusing on customer based satisfaction and solutions.
 
Lansmont Corporation
17 Mandeville Court, Monterey, CA 93940 USA
Tel: 831-655-6600
www.lansmont.com

Lansmont's Field-to-Lab® Methodology facilitates effective product and package designs by directly linking measured dynamic distribution inputs to actual laboratory simulation and validation tests. Lansmont's family of SAVER™ field instruments provide the basis for dynamic testing performed in laboratories equipped with Lansmont's shock, drop, impact, vibration, and compression test systems. Lansmont's new TruMotion™ test systems provide testing capability that's closer to reality.
 
L&E International, Ltd.
100 Ring Road West, Suite 103, Garden City, NY 11530 USA
Tel: 516-741-5300
www.le-intl.com

L&E; The leading full service, global provider of premium, sustainable consumer and retail packaging products. No other packaging supplier has the global footprint or can offer the variety of packaging at the high standards and levels of quality and service as L&E. Our business model enables us to serve our customers flexibility while providing innovative solutions, and competitive pricing. We choose to put our resources into hiring high level experts in printing, sustainability, packaging design, human rights compliance, specialty machinery, in house developed software for streamlining order processing, online outer carton musical / mixed pack sizing for our customers manufacturing partners and in establishing our own testing facilities. Over 1 Billion Units of Packaging Delivered Every 12 months!
 
Lifoam – Newell Brands
1303 S. Batesville Road, Greer, SC 29650 USA
Tel: (800) 962-0508
www.lifoam.com

Lifoam has been in the protection business since the 1960s, building and innovating all over the world. Our engineers, scientists, sharp manufacturers, and careful logistics planners are dedicated to protecting people who need advanced healthcare.  Our delivery systems are designed to protect what is important and valuable to millions of people.  When have and always will develop leading-edge thermal protection products, while working with labs, hospital groups, and companies to engineer their cold chain logistics – removing thermal risk from their world.  As a Newell Brands company, we carry the strength and infrastructure to deliver great answers to even the most difficult thermal challenges.  Talk to us. We can help.

 
Michigan State University School of Packaging
130 Packaging Building, 448 Wilson Road, East Lansing, MI 48824-1223 USA
Tel: 517-355-9580
www.canr.msu.edu/packaging

NOVA Chemicals Expandable Styrenics
400 Frankfort Road, Monaca PA 15061-2298 USA
Tel: 724-770-4348
www.arcelresins.com

NOVA Chemicals Expandable Styrenics provides a variety of foamable resins ideal for packaging and custom shape molding applications. Our expandable products use air to generate low density, sustainable solutions for protective packaging needs. A selection of EPS and ARCEL® resin grades are available to provide the ideal product for each application.
 
Packaging Corporation of America
250 South Shaddle Avenue, Mundelein, IL 60060 USA
Tel: 847-482-2092
www.packagingcorp.com

Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company focused on supporting your success in the market place.  Whether you are looking for corrugated shipping containers, bulk containers, custom designed and printed corrugated packaging, or eye-catching displays and merchandisers for retail, you can count on PCA to deliver the ideal solution on time and on budget.  PCA is among the four largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the United States. Headquartered in Lake Forest IL, PCA operates eight paper mills and 94 corrugated and related packaging plants and is also one of the largest producers of uncoated freesheet (office paper) in North America. For more information, or if we can help you, please visit us at our website, www.packagingcorp.com or call us at: 800-456-4725.

 
Parameter Generation & Control Inc.
PO Box 129, 1054 Old US 70 West, Black Mountain, NC 28711 USA
Tel: 828-669-8717
www.humiditycontrol.com

Parameter Generation & Control specializes in precise humidity and temperature control systems (Including TAPPI/ANSI T 402 sp-13). Parameter can provide TAPPI specs in existing spaces or provide turn-key solutions (room, conditioner, and controls). Our rooms and reach-in chambers can be programmed to produce both TAPPI preconditioning and TAPPI conditioning specs in the same space as well as wide range of temperatures and humidities for shipper studies. For more information, our web site is www.humiditycontrol.com or email us at c.hile@humiditycontrol.com.
 
Pelican BioThermal Headquarters
3020 Niagara Ln N, Plymouth, MN 55447 USA
Tel: 763-412-4800
www.pelicanbiothermal.com

Pelican BioThermal LLC offers the widest range of thermally-protected, temperature controlled packaging and service solutions to the global life sciences industry. Our products ensure that delicate biological materials arrive intact and effective, despite exterior environments. Pelican BioThermal is dedicated to developing innovative products designed to fulfill the complex needs of the global life sciences industry. Our customers benefit from our extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability is maintained throughout the distribution chain. We also offer a complete portfolio of services and software to support end-to-end temperature controlled packaging asset management. For more information, visit pelicanbiothermal.com.
 
Polyfoam Corporation
PO Box 906, 2355 Providence Road, Northbridge, MA 01534 USA
Tel: 508-234-6323
www.polyfoamcorp.com

Polyfoam Corporation specializes in designing and manufacturing solutions with injection-molded or foam-molded plastics. With over forty years of experience and a focus on engineering, quality, and the environment, Polyfoam produces results that are cost-effective and sustainable. Services include engineering design, in-house 3D prototyping, secondary operations, and an ISTA-certified stress and thermal test lab. Polyfoam also has an extensive line of stock thermal and cushion packaging items. ISO 9001 Registered.
 
R.I.T. Department of Packaging Science
29 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623 USA
Tel: 585-475-2608
www.rit.edu/cast/packaging/
 
SAFE LOAD Testing Technologies
Parque Tecnológico de Valencia, C/ Charles Robert Darwin, 20, oficina 13, 46980 Paterna - Valencia (Spain)
Tel: +34 672 387 614
www.safeloadtesting.com
 

We design and manufacture innovative solutions to optimize the product + packaging system throughout the distribution cycle. Our company is based on the 21 years of experience in the research and development of new equipment to reproduce physical and mechanical risks associated with the goods distribution process, to improve quality, reduce damages and costs.  All our solutions are characterized by their cutting-edge technology, their intuitive use, and their design. Furthermore, all of them meet a full range of test standards including ISTA, ASTM, ISO, EN or EUMOS, with the guarantee of maximum reliability and accuracy, simulating the reality in each test. In addition, we offer high added value services of consultancy and training on transport simulation. In Safe Load Testing Technologies, we always look for excellence to offer the highest quality and functionality, leading the latest market trends. If it is what you are looking for, then we invite you to walk the path together, we invite you to FEEL THE INNOVATION.

 
Sealed Air
2415 Cascade Pointe Boulevard, Charlotte NC 28208 USA
Tel: 980-221-3235
www.sealedair.com

Sealed Air’s global network of Packaging  Application Centers offer unparalleled expertise in solving your packaging challenges. Our capabilities are extensive, utilizing a comprehensive approach to understanding your business, systematically evaluating your packaging process, and recommending custom packaging solutions that address damage reduction, cube optimization and fulfillment velocity, while improving overall customer brand experience.  Sealed Air serves customers in 162 countries. Our network of Packaging Applications Centers feature:
  • 18 ISTA Certified Packaging Application Centers located worldwide
  • More than 80 Packaging Professionals
  • More than 10,000 packaging application projects completed each year
 
SGS Consumer and Retail
291 Fairfield Avenue, Fairfield, NJ 07004 USA
Tel: 973-575-5252
www.sgs.com/packaging

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 95,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world; including full service Paper and Packaging Laboratories in the US and Asia with capabilities to perform CPSIA, ISTA, TAPPI, ASTM, ISO, ANSI, UNDOT, TPCH, REACH and other custom tests. Our staff of ISTA certified technicians supports our testing capabilities which include Analysis of Paper, Corrugated and Plastic Materials, Barrier and Breathability of Materials, Medical Device Package Testing, UN/DOT Certification and Heavy Metals (CONEG).In 2016 SGS expanded it capabilities by acquiring IPS Testing, an independent laboratory serving the pulp, paper, packaging, corrugated, nonwovens, personal care products, and medical supply industries. Key service offerings include Fiber Science and Microscopy, Defect Analysis,  Flushability, Regulatory, National Brand Equivalency, Analytical Chemistry, Physical, Recyclability and Repulpability Testing, Sustainability Services, Reverse Engineering, Supply Chain Audits and Inspections. With SGS’s packaging services, you can ensure your packaging protects products, complies with regulations, reduces product loss and controls environmental issues in the distribution of your products.
 
Signode 
3640 W. Lake Ave, Glenview IL 60026 USA
Tel: 847-657-5290
www.signodegroup.com

Signode manufactures strap, stretch and protective packaging as well as the packaging tools and equipment used to apply bulk packaging materials. Our products are used to pack, bundle, unitize, warehouse and transport products.  With nearly 7,000 employees across the US, Europe, and Asia, Signode is a leading provider of industrial packaging solutions.
 

Smithers Pira
Westland Commerce Center, 6539 Westland Way Suite 24,
Lansing MI 48917 USA
Tel: 517-322-2400
www.smitherspira.com

Smithers Pira is the worldwide authority on the packaging, paper, and print industry supply chains. With over 80 years of experience, we provide world-leading expertise and market intelligence and offer a range of testing services supported by comprehensive facilities in Lansing, Michigan, and the United Kingdom. We support clients at every stage of the supply chain, from initial R&D programs and regulatory compliance to package performance and post-distribution integrity testing. We offer standard and custom packages for materials, primary pack, and distribution testing, food compliance, test method development, and medical device testing. All of our distribution testing laboratories are ISTA certified. Learn more at www.smitherspira.com.
 
Syngenta Crop Protection
410 Swing Road, Greensboro NC 27409 USA
Tel: 336-632-7337
www.syngenta.com
 
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. Syngenta’s Global Packaging Test Center, located in Greensboro, NC, is ISTA certified and provides testing services to external companies.
 
Techlab Systems (TLS)
1549 W. Ardmore Ave. Itasca, IL 60143 USA
Tel: 630-595-8810
www.techlabsystems.com
 
Techlab Systems (TLS) provides complete testing solutions for the pulp, paper, packaging, cardboard and corrugated industries. Testing Machines include Compression Testers plus laboratory equipment to test the performance of your pulp, paper and board. Our sales and service network located around the world is committed to make your experience memorable.
 
University of Wisconsin-Stout
232 Jarvis Hall, Technology Wing, Menomonie, WI 54751 USA
Tel: 715-232-2138
www.uwstout.edu/programs/bsp/
 

va-Q-tec USA Inc. 
2221 Cabot Blvd W, Langhorne, PA 19047 USA
Tel: 310-658-1608
www.va-Q-tec.com

Va-Q-tec is a leading provider of highly efficient tech products and solutions in the field of thermal insulation and cold chain logistics. The company develops, manufactures and sells innovative, thin vacuum insulation panels (“VIPs”) and phase change materials (“PCMs”) for reliable and energy efficient temperature control and insulation. Furthermore, by optimally integrating VIPs and PCMs, va-Q-tec manufactures passive thermal packaging solutions (containers and boxes), which offer constant temperature conditions for between 24 to over 200 hours without using external energy sources. Within its rental services business, the company has built a global partner network to provide for an extensive fleet of containers and boxes fulfilling highly demanding thermal protection standards in temperature sensitive supply chains. Besides Healthcare & Logistics as a main market, va-Q-tec addresses additional markets such as Appliances & Food, Technics & Industry, Building and Mobility. The steadily growing company was founded in 2001 and has its headquarters in Würzburg, Germany.
 

Vericool
7066 Las Positas Road Suites C/D, Livermore, CA 94550  
Tel: 925-337-0808  
www.vericoolpackaging.com

A certified minority business enterprise, Vericool delivers sustainable packaging that protects products, people and the planet.  Vericoolers® are the only high-performing certified compostable insulation and recyclable cold chain packaging in the market, making them the safest replacement for EPS (commonly referred to as Styrofoam). Patented and patent-pending Vericoolers are cost-effective and reliable, ensuring that food, medicines and other temperature-sensitive products stay cool from packaging to receipt. Customizable and high-performing, Vericoolers can perform to customer-defined ASTM and ISTA standards.
 
Veritiv
1000 Abernathy Rd, Atlanta, GA 30328
Tel: 844-VERITIV
www.veritivpackaging.com

Veritiv is a leading provider of packaging solutions that reduce breakage, damage and loss.  We combine extensive industry knowledge and technical expertise to improve operations, transforming your critical transport packaging into dramatic advantages to your business.  Our specialists in design, testing, materials and equipment help you uncover all the ways your packaging can generate more efficiencies, more sales and more profits – all backed by more than 8,000 employees, 170 locations, six design centers, and two ISTA-certified test labs.
 
Vibration Research
1294 Chicago Drive, Jenison, MI 49428 USA
Tel: 616-669-3028
www.vibrationresearch.com

Celebrating 23 years in business, U.S. based Vibration Research (VR) is the innovator in vibration control. We listen to our customers’ needs and offer testing products, software and support thatdeliver unrivaled value. Our VR9500  Revolution Vibration Controller and easy-to- use VibrationVIEW software includes patented innovations used by testing labs and engineers in a wide range of sectors across the world.  iDOF™, FDS, FDR, and Kurtosion® are a few of VR’s applications that accurately and quickly solve troublesome industry issues like over-and- under testing and predicting a product’s point of fatigue. We also now offer our new data acquisition and analysis tool, the ObserVR1000. We have satellite offices in China, Germany, Russia, the Czech Republic, India and the United Kingdom.
Visit us to learn more about our products and latest innovations! 
 

Vibration and Shock Technologies, LLC (VST)
36 6th Road, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 USA
Tel: 781-281-0721
www.vstcorp.com

Vibration and Shock Technologies, LLC (VST) is the rejuvenation of the late M/RAD Corp originally founded in 1972. VST is managed by Darryl Huttunen and Dave Sullo, former operating managers at M/Rad. VST is the Boston-based manufacturer of Package Test Equipment including TransportationSimulators, Drop Testers & Incline Impact Machines. The VST Product line includes Mechanical Reaction Moment Shakers, Shock Machines (Free-fall and Pneumatic), Software (Controls and Analytical) and Electrodynamic & Servo-Hydraulic Shaker Peripherals such as Head Expanders, Slip Tables, Reaction Masses and Custom Magnesium & Aluminum Fixtures. VST also designs and manufactures centrifuges to meet and exceed RTCA DO-160 and MIL-STD 810G sustained acceleration requirements. VST products are proudly Designed and Built in the USA. Please visit www.vstcorp.com
 
WESTPAK  
83 Great Oaks Blvd San Jose, CA 95119 USA
Tel: 408-224-1300
www.westpak.com

WESTPAK, a third-party, mechanical and environmental testing firm with laboratories in San Diego and San Jose, California, serves the life science, technology, consumer, food, and aerospace industries by evaluating package systems per ISTA, ASTM and ISO test protocols for most delivery types and transportation methods. WESTPAK has grown through word of mouth and referrals since being founded in 1986. The firm's well-established reputation for providing reliable data, accurate test results, and excellent customer service is industry recognized. The company became 100% employee-owned in 2017. Its philosophy continues to be "Integrity is the priceless ingredient in testing."