What is ISTA’s role in ISTA 6-Amazon.com testing?

What is ISTA’s role in ISTA 6-Amazon.com testing?

ISTA is a not-for-profit trade association with a mission to empower organizations and their people to minimize product damage throughout distribution and optimize resource usage through effective package design.  In efforts to achieve this mission ISTA develops testing protocols and design standards that define how packages should perform to ensure protection of their contents during the ever-changing risks of the global distribution environment.  ISTA serves as a global certifying body for testing facilities that can perform these tests.  There are hundreds of certified testing labs globally that provide commercial testing services and can perform ISTA 6-Amazon.com testing. ISTA staff does not have any testing facilities and does not perform testing as a service.
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