Facilities


The Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design (CPULD) has benefited major companies and government agencies for over 40 years by predetermining product protection for consumer and industrial products. If you have experienced excessive damage claims, high packaging costs, or are contemplating the introduction of a new product package, our laboratory's services will be a real benefit to you.


At the Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design you will find that we have highly specialized but still versatile package testing and design facilities focusing on various aspects of the unit load. We are testing corrugated, paper, wood, metal, and plastic for serviceability as container components as well as manufacturers' compliance to customers' specifications.


We are an independent certified ISTA testing laboratory, staffed by highly skilled, certified technicians who perform tests in accordance with ASTM, TAPPI, ISO, ANSI, standards and customized application methods developed in our laboratory for and/or by our clients.


In addition, the Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design also performs chemical, anatomical, and physical analysis of various materials in the macro and micro scale.