July 2019
News and updates for our packaging community.

ISTA’s Omni-Channel Packaging Strategies Conference will be held October 2-3, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile hotel. This conference is a forum for stakeholders across the distribution chain to come together to discuss the solutions needed to combat the challenges created by e-commerce and omni-channel distribution. REGISTER before August 30th and save $100!

We keep adding new speakers to the program as they are confirmed.

Responsible Packaging by Design (RPbD) Training | October 1
ISTA will be offering Responsible Packaging by Design (RPbD) training and certification on October 1st, the day prior to the Omni-Channel Packaging Strategies Conference. Register for the RPbD Training and receive 20% discount to attend the conference! Click here to learn more.

ISTA Technical Update

Technical Workgroup Updates
ISTA’s technical community has been hard at work addressing protocol change requests for existing tests such as ISTA 3H and 3B as well as tackling new test method development.  All efforts are being executed as part of workgroups formed at the direction of ISTA’s Testing Council. 

Click here for a brief overview of the workgroup efforts.

Have Amazon Testing Questions?
We've got answers to the most commonly asked questions regarding Amazon testing and finding a laboratory. Click here to visit the FAQ.

Inside ISTA Headquarters

Responsible Packaging by Design (RPbD) Training
ISTA will be offering a training program on the implementation of our Responsible Packaging by Design (RPbD) recommended guideline. Register for the RPbD training and certification and receive 20% discount to attend ISTA’s Omni-Channel Packaging Strategies Conference!

Welcome to Our Newest Members!
ISTA is happy to announce the following new members have joined our community in July!

Congratulations CPLP Recipients
Congratulations to all of the individuals who have achieved CPLP certification status!

Industry Job Postings in ISTA's Career Center
ISTA’s Career Center is a great resource to post and find a job within the packaging community. Check out the current postings!

Upcoming Events

ISTA China Packaging Symposium
September 18-19, 2019
Shenzhen, China | Vienna Hotel Shenzhen

ISTA Omni-Channel Packaging Strategies Conference
Save $100 by registering before August 30th!
October 2-3, 2019
Chicago, Illinois | InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile

ISTA Asia Pacific Packaging Symposium
October 24, 2019
Manila, Philippines | Dusit Thani Manila Hotel

ISTA Forum | TransPack and TempPack
March 16-19, 2020
Orlando, Florida | Disney Yacht and Beach Club Resorts

ISTA InTouch E-Newsletter - July 2019