Atlas Global Solutions

223 Worcester Providence Tpke, Sutton, MA USA
Tel: 508-865-1155 www.atlas-globalsolutions.net

Atlas Global Solutions is a worldwide manufacturer of protective packaging solutions. The Atlas team leverages years of packaging expertise to deliver packaging/crating solutions by turning ideas into reality. We work closely with you to design a solution that provides value and meets your global packaging needs. Our focus on sustainable packaging provides brand enhancement and a competitive market advantage for our customers. We provide a streamlined process from design, rapid prototyping, and package validation in one of our state-of-the-art ISTA Test Labs. Our team of ISTA certified lab technicians can provide you a high level of assurance that your product will survive the rigor of today’s shipping environment. In addition we have the capabilities to perform accelerated aging, leak testing, dye penetration, and seal strength testing.


Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design - Virginia Tech

1650 Research Center Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061 USA
Tel: 540-231-7107 www.unitload.vt.edu



5897 Windward Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30005 USA

CHEP is a global provider of supply chain solutions serving the consumer goods, fresh food, beverage, manufacturing and retail sectors in more than 60 countries. CHEP offers a wide range of logistics and operational platforms and support services that are designed to increase performance and lower risk while improving environmental sustainability. CHEP’s 11,500-plus employees and more than 275 million pallets and containers deliver comprehensive coverage and exceptional value, supporting more than 500,000 customer touch points for global brands such as Procter & Gamble, Sysco, Kellogg’s and Nestle. CHEP is part of the Brambles Group, the operator of a portfolio that includes IFCO, the leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPC’s) to the fresh food supply chain globally, as well as specialist container solutions providers to the automotive, aerospace and oil and gas sectors.


Christian Brothers University

650 East Parkway South, Memphis, TN 38104 USA
Tel: 901-321-3405 www.cbu.edu/packaging


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


DDL, Inc.

10200 Valley View Rd., Suite 101, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 USA Tel: 952-941-9226 | 800-229-4235

DDL is an ISO 17025 accredited, ISO 9001 and ISTA certified, third party test laboratory provides package, product and materials testing. DDL’s testing laboratories are located in Eden Prairie, MN and Fountain Valley, CA. DDL offers accelerated aging, distribution simulation, package strength, integrity, physical shock, thermal shock, vibration, compression, unitized load testing, leakage and other validation services at both locations. DDL also tests packaging materials including adhesives, films, corrugated, cushioning materials and plastics at its Eden Prairie location. DDL’s commitment to customer service is supported by an upfront sales approach, unmatched technical expertise, a robust quality system and scalable capacity. All of our testing services are delivered with integrity, professionalism and a commitment to meeting our customers’ timing needs.


Diversified Technical Systems (DTS)

1720 Apollo Court, Seal Beach, CA 90740 USA
Tel: 562-493-0158

Diversified Technical Systems (DTS) manufactures ultra-small, high-performance, autonomous data acquisition systems, data loggers and sensors for dynamic testing. Key features including compact size, rugged enclosures, modularity 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, France and United Kingdom. www.dtsweb.com


DONGLING Technologies

7355 Clyde Park Ave SW, Suite 8H
Byron Center, MI 49315 USA
Tel: 616-583-8246 www.donglingusa.com

Founded in 1995, DONGLING Technologies is a top supplier of environmental and reliability testing solutions. Relying on extraordinary quality & innovation, DONGLING has earned the reputation as a leading supplier in the global market. The product portfolio covers Vibration test systems from Modal shakers to 133k lb-f water-cooled electrodynamic shakers including many long stroke options as well as Shock/bump test systems, Constant Acceleration Centrifuge, Drop Test Systems, and Swing/transportation simulation test systems. DONGLING Technologies USA was founded in 2014 to provide superior sales and service to the US market.


gh Package and Product Testing & Consulting

4090 Thunderbird Lane, Fairfield, OH 45014 USA
Tel: 513-870-0080 www.ghtesting.com

We are fully accredited to perform all ISTA tests including 7E and Standard 20 Thermal Tests. We have facilities in Cincinnati, Ohio and Phoenix, Arizona. We also provide data acquisition and engineering services to customers world wide. If you manufacture, assemble, and/or ship a product that can be damaged en route, you can benefit from the type of services we provide. We test and certify the reliability of that all-important package that you use to ship your product.


Highlight Industries, Inc.

2694 Prairie St SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49519 USA
Tel: 616-915-1410 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.


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 ISTA 3A and the ISTA Series 6-SAMSCLUB 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.


Laminations Great Northern Corporation

3010 East Venture Drive
Appleton WI 54912-8033 USA

Laminations is your preferred source for practical, innovative protective packaging solutions that provide dependable corner and edge protection as well as load containment, stabilization and uniform weight distribution. Stop by our booth to see how Laminations products meet the challenges posed by the hazards of transport packaging.


Lansmont Corporation

17 Mandeville Court, Monterey, CA 93940 USA
Tel: 831-655-6600

Lansmont Corporation'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.


Michigan State University School of Packaging

130 Packaging Building, 448 Wilson Road, East Lansing, MI 48824-1223 USA Tel: 517-355-9580 www.packaging.msu.edu


Nefab Packaging

204 Airline Drive, Suite 100, Coppell, TX 75019 USA
Tel: 866-332-4425 www.nefab.com/northamerica

The Nefab Group is a global industrial transport packaging manufacturer specializing in complete packaging solutions that reduce their customers' total costs while minimizing environmental impact. The Group is a leading provider of packaging solutions within the segments of Telecom, Energy, Industry, Vehicles, Healthcare, and Aerospace. Since its inception in 1949, Nefab has grown from a product-oriented company into a market-oriented company with a prominent position on the global packaging market.


NOVA Chemicals Expandable Styrenics

400 Frankfort Road, Monaca PA 15061-2298 USA
Tel: 724-774-4348 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

Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is the fourth largest producer of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the United States. Headquartered in Lake Forest IL, PCA now operates eight mills and 95 corrugated product plants and related facilities and is also the third largest producer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America. Whether you are looking for conventional shipping containers, bulk containers, custom-printed corrugated boxes, custom packaging or eye-catching retail visual displays, PCA is here to deliver the right packaging solution on time and on budget. We are an ideas and solutions company focused on supporting your success in the market place. For more information 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

Parameter Generation & Control specializes in precise humidity and temperature control systems (Including TAPPI 402 om-88 1988). 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.


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.


Pregis LLC

1650 Lake Cook Road, Suite 400, Deerfield, IL 60015 USA
Tel: 877-692-6163

Pregis LLC is a leading provider of innovative protective packaging materials and systems ranging from interior packaging to surface protection. We offer a wide range of engineered solutions such as PolyPlank® engineered foam, IntelliPack® foam-in-place, AirSpeed® inflatable solutions and Surface Guard® protective films. We design, develop and deliver packaging solutions for a wide variety of consumer and industrial market segments. Our products and systems can be found in virtually every industry and are supported by a comprehensive sales, customer service, technical service and distribution network.


R.I.T. Department of Packaging Science

29 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623 USA
Tel: 585-475-2608 www.rit.edu/cast/packaging/


Sealed Air

8215 Forest Point Blvd Charlotte NC 28273 USA
Tel: 980-221-3235

Sealed Air Corporation creates a world that feels, tastes and works better. In 2015, the Company generated revenue of over $7 billion by helping our customer achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac(R) brand food packaging solutions, Bubble Wrap(R) brand cushioning and DiverseyTM cleaning and hygiene solutions, ensures a safer and less wasteful food supply chain, protects valuable goods shipped around the world, and improves health through clean environments. Sealed Air has approximately 25,000 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. Our network of Packaging Application Centers features:

• 27 Packaging Application Centers located all around the globe
• 75 packaging design professionals
• More than 12,000 packaging designs completed every year
To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com


SGS Consumer and Retail

291 Fairfield Avenue, Fairfield, NJ 07004 USA
Tel: 973-575-5252


SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. With more than 85,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,800 offices and laboratories around the world including full service Paper and Packaging Laboratories in the US and Asia with capabilities to perform all ISTA and most ASTM and TAPPI 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). SGS is also a certified ISTA Standard 20 laboratory for thermal package verification. Our full range of services help reduce risk, improve efficiency and ensure compliance to all necessary standards worldwide.


Smithers Pira

Westland Commerce Center, 6539 Westland Way Suite 24,
Lansing MI 48917 USA Tel: 517-322-2400

The worldwide authority on the packaging, paper and print industry supply chains. Established in 1930, Smithers Pira provides strategic and technical consulting, testing, market intelligence and events to help clients gain industry insights, identify opportunities for improvement, evaluate product performance and manage compliance. Within this portfolio of services, Smithers Pira operates two Distribution Testing laboratories; one in the UK and one in the US (Lansing, Michigan). Clients include global raw materials providers, packaging converters, packer/fillers (finished goods suppliers) and retailers from the consumer goods and industrial supply chains. Smithers Pira is aligned with the key initiatives present in the packaging industry today: Sustainability, Cost avoidance, Damage reduction, Pack Development and Innovation. Smithers Pira is part of the Smithers Group.


Sonoco Products Company

510 Brick Church Park Drive, Nashville, TN 37207 USA
Tel: 615-262-3837

At Sonoco Protective Solutions, our goal is to provide a solution tailored to your unique needs through a simple, streamlined process. Our engineering capabilities allow us to present our customers with complete solutions to their complex problems. Our products are designed with multi-material flexibility to improve performance and increase manufacturing and supply chain efficiency in a diverse array of markets. Because of our wide array of offerings, we’re able to provide a full-service experience from initial concept and design to prototyping and manufacturing. We operate more than 20 manufacturing, design and testing facilities throughout North America. Our plants are strategically located to provide our customers with just-in-time delivery.


Techlab Systems (TLS)

41549 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 Box Compression Testers, Burst Tester, Samples Crush Tester, Puncture Testers, Internal Bond Tester, Short Span Compression Tester, Micrometers, Cobb Sizing Tester, PFI type Mill, Sheet Formers, Schopper Riegler Freeness Tester...everything you need to test the performance of your paper and board. With offices in the USA and Europe, and a sales and service network located around the world, our testing equipment is backed by highly qualified personnel with a commitment to make your experience memorable.


Vibration Research

1294 Chicago Drive, Jenison, MI 49428 USA
Tel: 616-669-3028

Celebrating over 20 years in business, U.S.-based Vibration Research (VR) is the leading innovator in vibration control. We listen to our customers’ needs and offer testing products, software and support that deliver unrivaled value. Our VR9500 Revolution Vibration Controller and VibrationVIEW software are used by testing labs and engineers throughout the world. iDOF™, FDS, FDR, and Kurtosion® are a few of VR’s leading-edge testing applications that enable customers to quickly and accurately bridge the gap between lab and reality.


University of Wisconsin-Stout

232 Jarvis Hall, Technology WingMenomonie, WI 54751 USA Tel: 517-355-9580 www.uwstout.edu/programs/bsp/