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IKEA Corrugated Board Certification

IKEA Corrugated Board Certification

Our Corrugated Materials Lab is one of the four IKEA certified laboratories in the world and the only one in the Americas.


Our laboratories have been researching the characteristics of corrugated boards for more than 10 years. We have the ability to evaluate and compare material characteristics of corrugated fiberboard, pallet feet, and load bearers according to IKEA test methods which are based on the specifications of IOS-P-0010.


The current pricing structure to conduct IKEA testing can be found below. These costs apply exclusively for IKEA suppliers who need to validate / certify their compliance with IKEA specifications. In order to request testing, please submit the filled-out IKEA Testing Request Form to Eduardo Molina at




Sample Submission Guidelines:

All samples to be tested for IKEA must be packaged to ensure each specimen will be flat and free from wrinkles and folds when delivered to our testing laboratory. Extreme care must be taken to avoid damage to the samples when shipping via public couriers. All specimens must be obtained flat - i.e. before the converting process to boxes, containers, or pallets.

Testing samples must be shipped pre-paid to the following address:

Eduardo Molina
1650 Research Center Dr.
Virginia Tech MC 0503
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061

For questions regarding the tests and costs please contact Eduardo Molina via email or (540) 231-8215.

For general information required, issues concerning immediate deliveries, or anything about invoicing, please contact Angie Riegel via email or phone (540) 231-7107.

For corrugated materials testing that is not related to IKEA certifications or learn more about the wide range corrugated materials tests that are offered, please visit our Corrugated Packaging Materials Lab page.