Learn about our wide range of standard and non-standard packaging material testing services for paper, board and plastic materials. Our experts can handle everything from a simple material assessment to the most demanding and complex of technical issues.

Smithers offers an extensive range of material tests in the areas listed on the right. You can browse each section to see our full range of tests. We are always happy to talk to you about the suitability of particular tests, so please make contact with us if you have questions about the test itself or the support you need for your particular project or issue.

We are also experts in designing and validating custom test protocols. See our Packaging Technical Consultancy section for details or contact us to discuss your requirements further.

The wide range of tests available (both standard and custom), provide an objective understanding of materials in conversion and in their final application. Combined with our thermally-controlled facilities, we are able to satisfy even the most demanding testing requirements for a diverse customer base.

Our laboratories are ISO 17025 accredited, which is an assurance of our testing quality and expertise. Where appropriate, all tests are made in accordance with relevant international standards.

Sustainable packaging

Get in touch with our experts to see how Smithers can help you achieve your sustainable targets and explore new sustainable packaging solutions, giving you confidence in your materials and processes.

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