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ISTA Standard 20 Revision 2 is now available. The process has not changed but it has been streamlined and simplified for easier use. Please click here to understand a complete overview of the changes.
Posted Friday October 24th, 2014 11:46 AM

ISTA and the Journal of Applied Packaging Research have partnered to provide an avenue for papers written and presented for the TransPack Forum to be peer reviewed and published should their authors so desire. The Journal of Applied Packaging Research is an international forum for the dissemination of research papers, review articles, tutorials and news about the innovation or emerging technologies for the packaging Industry. If you have an interesting and informative topic or case study related to transport packaging we want to hear from you!   Contact Lisa Bonsignore at if you’d like to submit an abstract.
Posted Friday August 8th, 2014 12:04 PM

ISTA has released the following whitepaper available for complimentary download: Methodologies For Vibration Testing Packaged-Products by David Shires, Chief Consultant, Distribution Testing, Smithers Pira and ISTA Technical Division Director. Mr. Shires paper details established and newer methodologies for vibration testing packaged products for road distribution.  It is intended to provide information on the range of methods available.  This information will be of interest to those who wish to review their specification and selection of vibration test methods, and to those who wish to have a better understanding of the methods available. Click here to begin download.
Posted Friday August 8th, 2014 12:03 PM

ISTA Now an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer - ISTA is pleased to announce that ANSI’s Executive Standards Council (ExSC) has approved ISTA as an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer under its proposed operating procedures for documenting consensus on ISTA-sponsored American National Standards. Read more...

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WEBINAR: How to Design an Efficient Unit Load By Considering the Stiffness of the Pallet
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The date has been set for ISTA's 2015 TransPack Forum:
April 7-10, 2015
Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club, Orlando, Florida

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