October 2022
News and updates for our packaging community.

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2022 ISTA European Packaging Symposium in Berlin, Germany. It was a great success! We appreciate all our sponsors, speakers, and attendees for the support. Keep an eye out as we are currently planning the 2023 European Packaging Symposium and will be sharing details as soon as possible!



Happening November 17th! PackSight Office Hours are live interactive sessions where the PackSight team will answer your questions about using PackSight. Bring your questions about the powerful new custom test builder or about any aspect of the PackSight tool. Ask questions live or use thisformto submit your questions prior to the sessions. We’re excited to have you join us and learn more about PackSight!  


PackSight Tips & Tricks!
Introducing PackSight Analytics  

PackSight now has an Analytics Dashboard to provide you a high-level view of the tests being done in your lab.     

Access the Analytics Dashboard by clicking "Analytics" from the Home page navigation bar, and see metrics like number of tests created in the last year, and tests broken out by test type. Click any chart's "View Report" link to see the data behind the chart. 


Upload Photos Directly to Your Test Report

You can take pictures and directly upload them into your ISTA tests. Easily create detailed reports with our direct image upload features. 

How to Transfer a PackSight License  

If you are not the right person at your company to use the PackSight platform, you can email  packsight.support@specright.com to initiate a transfer of license request. Just follow these steps:  

  1. Start an email with Subject line "Transfer PackSight license"  
  2. CC the person that the license should be transferred to  
  3. Include the following information:  
    • Company Name
    • ISTA Member ID
    • First & last name of the person the license should be transferred to
    • Email address of the person the license should be transferred to  



We're excited about the Marriott Marquis Houston!

With its downtown Houston location, urban resort amenities and premier meeting space, we are thrilled to be hosting the 2023 ISTA Forum, May 1-3 at the beautiful Marriott Marquis Houston. The hotel offers fantastic opportunities for our packaging community to gather & connect - from the best sports bar to skyline views on the rooftop terrace, you'll have a chance to network & unwind with new and old friends at the ISTA Forum. Be sure to check it out! Registration is now open, stay tuned for program details!



Do you know someone who has made notable contributions to education in transport packaging? It is easy to nominate them below!

The ISTA Educational Foundation (ISTAEF) is seeking nominations for the R. David LeButt AwardThis prestigious award honors packaging professionals in recognition of their excellence and continuing education in transport packaging. The R. David LeButt Award was established in 1999 in the memory of Dave LeButt, who served as an ISTA officer and participated in, and realized, the importance of packaging education. Nomination deadline is January 31, 2023


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ISTA InTouch E-Newsletter - October 2022