How do I find packaging related services (packaging design, test equipment sales, etc.) in my area?
Where can I buy testing equipment?
Due to Anti-Trust Laws we are unable to recommend specific equipment suppliers for you to contact. You can search for various suppliers of testing equipment (drop testing equipment, vibration testing equipment, etc.) that are ISTA members at the ...
Where can I find an ISTA Certified Lab?
A complete and updated list of current ISTA Certified Laboratories is maintained on the ISTA website. ISTA certifies these labs, but we do not have a part in their business practices or policies. To arrange for testing services, a lab should be ...
Can I certify an individual packaging material?
ISTA test procedures are intended to be conducted on a specific packaged-product (complete systems of product and packaging) and is not intended to approve or certify an individual packaging material. Performance of a packaging system will differ ...
How do I use ISTA's Lab Certification Portal?
The process for certifying and recertifying your laboratory is easier than ever with our online lab certification portal at ista.org. The portal enables equipment capability information and accompanying videos showing the equipment in use to be ...
How long does it take ISTA to review my lab certification materials?
Once all documents have been entered into the Lab Certification Portal, it will take approximately 10-15 business days to process the request and update your ISTA membership account with the test protocols you are certified to conducted. More ...