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Packaging problems occur in nearly every industry and may involve plastic, metal, glass, ceramic or other components. Determination of the root causes often requires microscopy and microanalysis of small areas or particles. Our staff scientists use state-of-the-art instruments and techniques to provide you reliable, confidential analysis of your packaging materials and products. Our special areas of expertise include pharmaceutical packaging, food and beverage containers. We also offer services in materials identification, comparative analysis and project reverse-engineering.

Analytical Services

  • Contaminant Identification
  • Materials Characterization
  • Compositional Analysis
  • Materials Compatibility
  • Product Comparisons
  • Failure Analysis
  • Surface Analysis
  • New Product Development
  • Raw Material Testing

Common Samples

  • Plastics and Polymers
  • Aluminum and Steel Cans
  • Label Adhesion and Printing
  • Paints, Pigments and Coatings
  • Food Container Corrosion
  • Beverage Containers
  • Glass Vials
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