Jan 31, 2022
In Wellness Forum
Smurfit Kappa, a leader in the corrugated industry leads paper and cardboard packaging sector, has announced the opening of a new laboratory for eCommerce packaging solutions certified by the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA), one of the most industry leads prominent international organizations in the development of standards of design and test protocols, and that defines how the packaging should be to guarantee the industry leads protection of its content. Therefore, this new facility, located in Northampton (United Kingdom), aims to help brands and producers from countries such as Spain and Portugal to develop, test and launch innovative solutions for electronic commerce. ISTA certification is required by industry leads online sales platforms such as Amazon, Alibaba or eBay. The company has already had an ISTA laboratory in the Netherlands for 14 years, giving it the experience and data to ensure its packaging solutions are fit for industry leads purpose and meet supply chain challenges. of electronic commerce . Smurfit Kappa has been the first to achieve Amazon's Frustration-Free Packaging pre-certification industry leads for its three-litre Bag-in-Box solution. An experience that thanks to this new installation now extends to new markets. Smurfit Kappa's team of experts industry leads works in this laboratory with customers to develop new packaging solutions that minimize and prevent product damage during distribution. Once this first phase is complete, prototype designs undergo rigorous testing to industry leads ensure that required compression, drop and vibration performance standards are met . Tests that are necessary to obtain the ISTA certification. Once certified, these industry leads packaging solutions move on to the manufacturing phase.