Nowadays global markets and expedited shipping methods expose packages to less than ideal conditions during the transport process. International Safe Transit Association (ISTA), International Air Transport Association (IATA), International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) all contain protocols and requirements used to evaluate product package design. Some of these test profiles require combined environments such as combined temperature and vibration testing. This type of testing requires specialized equipment, set up and experience from the lab conducting the test.
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