MESA STEM Shadow Day in San Diego

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” This question is one that is posed to students across the country and the globe. Sometimes it doesn’t seem so easy to decide when there are so many career paths from which to choose. Nevertheless, it is always worthwhile to explore different fields and opportunities […]

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Inaugural Westpak’s Memorial Scholarship for Warren Dunning

One of Westpak’s core values is to “pursue growth, learning, & understanding.” Here at Westpak, we are huge proponents of continued and higher education in many forms. We also believe in honoring our foundation: Warren Dunning contributed years of knowledge and skills to help build Westpak. Sadly Warren passed away last year, and to honor […]

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Cool Breezes at San Diego Westpak’s Open House Luau

On the last day of summer, Westpak’s San Diego lab opened up its doors to the cool breezes for a Luau-themed Open House! The entire lab was decorated in the magic of the islands with calm vibrations and ukulele riffs wafting through the air. To honor and appreciate our clients, the staff took the day […]

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Westpak Teams Volunteer to Feed Communities

One of Westpak’s founding principles is leaving places better than they were found. Westpak teams at both our San Jose and San Diego locations dedicated time to volunteer at local food banks in our respective communities. In San Jose, the team joined Second Harvest Food Bank to glean produce that is distributed throughout the San Jose community. With the manpower […]

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Bike Build at Westpak Company Picnic

Everyone remembers their first experience riding a bike – the thrill of the hills, the acceleration and the wind in your face as you go faster and faster. Not only is a bike meant for fun and recreation, but for some, transportation. It is even celebrated for a green form of transportation at times! Westpak partnered […]

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Westpak Volunteering in San Jose & San Diego!

The end of the year is always a good time for some reflection – what we accomplished, what our challenges were, and what impact we made in our own lives and the communities in which we live. This holiday season, Westpak’s two sites went out into our communities, volunteering with a couple of great organizations […]

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A Home Run at AT&T Park! Discovery Day 2016

Everyone loves a good game of baseball – the fans cheering from the crowds, the smell of popcorn, fluffs of cotton candy bobbing through the promenade, and smiles from kids and adults alike. Although AT&T Park is known as the home of the San Francisco Giants, it was home to UCSF’s Discovery Day on Saturday, November 5th!   […]

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Team Fun! Westpak Company Picnic 2016

Our company’s annual company picnic was a great success! This year, we mixed it up a little bit and had some awesome activities for our team to partake in. This included a 30th year logo competition, team-nominated awards, and a CSR backpack stuffing initiative.   Our San Diego team joined the fun in one of […]

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Contributing to the Medical Device Package Industry

WESTPAK sent two representatives to attend and speak at the Q1 Medical Device Labeling & Packaging conference which was held September 29-30, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.  The two-day event, focused on Medical Device Package Testing, brought together over 40 speakers from FDA, Industry, Academia, Standards Committees, and Healthcare Practice.  The event was a balanced blend […]

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Tres Wood Tapped as a Judge for AmeriStar 2016!

AmeriStar 2016

We’re delighted that our own Tres Wood was selected as one of the judges for these prestigious awards, given annually to the most innovative new packaging designs. Tres was sworn to secrecy until the results were officially released, however now the winners have finally been announced! Each of the winners were given a spotlight video in […]

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San Jose Laboratory’s 15th Open House

Open House Promo

Seventy-five guests and the entire San Jose staff had a fine time at the Westpak San Jose Laboratory’s Spring Open House. Everyone enjoyed peer-to-peer interaction, delicious middle-eastern lunch choices, and special guest Karen Polkinghorne of DuPont™ addressing Tyvek® Medical Transition Project questions as part of a moderated panel discussion. Karen’s presentation was followed by a […]

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Katie goes to the Medical Device Packaging Conference!

Q1 Productions put on their second annual Medical Device Packaging Conference in Bethesda, Maryland this year, and one of our very own was invited as a presenter, Katie Tran! This 2-day conference was filled with informative and fun topics with presenters from ISTA, ASTM International Committee, Endologix, and Edwards Lifesciences to name a few. The […]

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