Events & Updates

Meet Us at the[PACK]out 2024

We look forward to meeting you at the[PACK]out from May 14-16 in San Diego, California, a unique conference designed by healthcare packaging professionals specifically for the industry. Learn about the[PACK]out.

WESTPAK Sponsors the 2024 ISTA Forum

WESTPAK is a proud Gold Sponsor of the ISTA’s 2024 TransPack & TempPack Forum, which is taking place in San Diego, Calif., from April 22nd to 24th. We’re also very excited that Lab Manager Edmund Tang and Production Manager, Eric Cardiel will present “Performance of Thermal Shipping Systems Following Distribution: The Remix – Part II,” on April 24th.

Register for the conference here.

WESTPAK Sponsors the 2024 Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference

WESTPAK is proud to sponsor the Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference at San Josẽ State University again on April 3rd, 2024. We encourage you to attend and support the program while learning and meeting with students and professionals. Register today.

WESTPAK Sponsors Cal Poly SLO’s Poly Pack Symposium 2024

WESTPAK is a proud sponsor of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s Poly Pack Symposium, and its theme, Taking Steps Towards A Better Future, which resonates.

Two of WESPAK’s employee-owners, Greg Schwinghammer, General Manager, and Cal Poly alum, William Hogg, Test Engineer, will share WESTPAK’s Values of Focus Forward and Stewardship with conference goers.

WESTPAK San Jose Hosts ERI’s Random Vibration and Shock Testing Course, February 13–15, 2024

WESTPAK’s accredited San Jose testing laboratory hosts a three-day “Fundamentals of Random Vibration and Shock Testing” course in February 2024.

Equipment reliability expert Steve Brenner, President of the Equipment Reliability Institute, will share his extensive knowledge and experience in dynamic testing with students using interactive discussions, photographs, and videos.

The course agenda includes ample time to address product reliability challenges and test-related questions students may bring. A hands-on discussion of test equipment setup, fixturing, and lab tour are included.

Register here.

Meet with WESTPAK at MD&M West, Anaheim, February 6-8, 2024

Be sure to visit WESTPAK at Booth #2248 during the MD&M West expo, February 2024, North America’s largest and most comprehensive medical design and manufacturing event.

• Our team there includes technical experts who can answer your product and package testing questions.
• Learn how we can help you with your testing needs and challenges.

Also, you’ll have the opportunity to meet Nora Crivello, CEO, and Greg Schwinghammer, General Manager, two of the industry experts leading the Fundamentals of Medical Device Packaging course offered.

MD&M West 2024 is the premier event for medical device professionals, featuring over 2,000 exhibitors and 100 educational sessions.

• Click here to register. Use Promo Code 2248 for a free pass and a 20% conference discount.
• Click here to reserve time with us.

BIOMEDevice Silicon Valley, November 15-16, 2023

Visit WESTPAK’s Booth #927 at BIOMEDevice SV.

We specialize in a comprehensive suite of medical device packaging test services backed by integrity and superior customer experience that you can trust. Find out about how we can collaborate with your team to achieve successful results every time.

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Nora Crivello Presents at the 2023 ISTA European Packaging Symposium

WESTPAK, Inc. is proud to announce that Nora Crivello, President and CEO, will present at the European Packaging Symposium in Amsterdam on September 27, 2023.

Nora’s presentation, “Performance of Thermal Shipping Systems Following Distribution,” reviews the project, tests, data collected, results, and conclusions of a thermal package study conducted at WESTPAK by Eric Cardiel and Edmund Tang.

WESTPAK Presents at the[PACK]out 2023

WESTPAK will attend the[PACK]out conference in Austin, Texas, from May 9th to 11th, 2023.

Also, we are proud to announce that our President and CEO, Nora Crivello, has been chosen to present on May 10th, 2023.

WESTPAK is a Proud Sponsor of ISTA TransPack & TempPack Forum 2023

WESTPAK, Inc. proudly sponsors the ISTA Forum once again! The conference occurs in Houston, Texas, from May 1st to 3rd, 2023. We’re excited that Lab Manager Edmund Tang and Test Engineer II Eric Cardiel have been chosen to present to attendees on May 2nd.

WESTPAK Proudly Sponsors the Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference 2023

WESTPAK, Inc. is a proud sponsor of the Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference at San Jose State University on March 29th, 2023. We invite you to register now, show up, and learn about the migration of Healthcare Technologies toward Sustainability.

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WESTAK is Proud to Sponsor Poly Pack Symposium 2023

Increasing sustainability is a significant focus of the packaging industry, and WESTPAK can help you.

Join our team at the Poly Pack Symposium on February 22nd at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Chumash Auditorium to learn how WESTPAK can support your package testing needs.

WESTPAK San Diego Hosts Random Vibration and Shock Testing Training by ERI, February 28th to March 2nd, 2023

WESTPAK’s accredited San Diego lab is proud to sponsor the Equipment Reliability Institute’s three-day course “Fundamentals of Random Vibration and Shock Testing” from February 28th to March 2nd, 2023.

The instructor and industry expert, Steve Brenner, will share his knowledge and experience in dynamic testing with students using interactive methods, videos, and a lab tour, including test equipment set-up and demonstrations. Class time includes discussion of student questions regarding product reliability and test challenges so everyone can gain knowledge.

Get more information and register here.

MD&M West, Anaheim Convention Center, February 7-9, 2023

WESTPAK is a proud exhibitor and presenter at MD&M West 2023. Visit us at Booth #2043 to meet our fantastic team, who will explain how we make it easy by taking the pain out of your testing.

In addition, we’re scheduled to present in The Pack Place Theatre on Tuesday, February 7th, at 12:30 pm. Our Lab Manager, Edmund Tang, and Test Engineer II, Eric Cardiel, will present “Performance of Thermal Shipping Systems Following Distribution.”

We hope to meet you there!

Get a free pass and conference discount here.

BIOMEDevice Silicon Valley, November 29, 30, 2022

We hope you plan to attend the 2022 BIOMEDevice Silicon Valley trade show in Santa Clara, CA. If so, make plans to stop by WESTPAK’s Booth #1239 and visit with our team of trusted test experts.

Also, add our Principal Engineer, Mark Escobedo’s presentation to your calendar. Mark will present his findings regarding “Test Protocol Updates Effecting Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Packaging” at the Tech Theatre on Tuesday, November 29, at 12:30 pm.

Our primary purpose in attending is to discover how we can help you succeed. We look forward to meeting you there.

Don’t miss out. Register today! Save $50 and receive a free pass using Promo Code: 1239

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San Diego Lab's Customer Appreciation and Open House, November 10, 2022

WESTPAK San Diego’s 2022 Customer Appreciation and Open House event is scheduled for Thursday, November 10th, from 11 am to 2 pm. If you haven’t already done so, now’s the time to reserve your spot and make plans to Come Kick It with us!

“Yes, it’s that time of year when we reconnect in person with our customers and have some fun together!” said Harmony Reynolds, General Manager. “It’s been too long! We hope you’ll come and bring your team by for some good food, great people, drinks… and lots of fun!! We love seeing our customers!”

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San Jose Lab's Customer Appreciation and Open House, October 13, 2022

San Jose lab’s 2022 Customer Appreciation and Open House was a tremendous success! Over 100 guests from over 50 companies joined us for delicious food, refreshing drinks, conversation, games, contests, and a lot of fun.

Guests included three generations of packaging engineers, from current San Jose State University packaging students to retired engineers who build our industry, including those currently practicing their profession.

WESTPAK Sponsors the[PACK]out, May 10 – 12, 2022

WESTPAK is proud to announce its commitment as a Diamond Sponsor of the[PACK]out, a new conference envisioned, designed, and built by and for packaging engineers in healthcare. The inaugural 3-day event kicks off in Austin, Texas, on May 10, 2022.

If you’re a healthcare industry professional working with medical packaging and interested in attending, don’t waste any time reserving your spot! We expect the event to sell out soon.

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MD&M West 2022, April 12 - 14, 2022

If you are headed to MD&M West this April, make plans to arrive early enough on the first day, Tuesday, April 12, to hear Mark Escobedo, Senior Sales Engineer, present his “Review of Accelerated Aging (AA) per ASTM F1980-21,” at the Tech Theatre. Mark will inform listeners of the recent changes and provide answers to the industry’s many questions.

Plus, our incredible expo team will be at Booth #2142, looking for ways we can support you, our customers, partners, and peers. Their warm and friendly greetings are always a highlight for expo visitors. They’ll have a refreshing drink for booth visitors on Wednesday, April 13, 2 – 4 pm.

Open Course: Fundamentals of Random Vibration and Shock Testing – April 5-7, 2022

WESTPAK’s accredited San Jose test lab is proud to host the Equipment Reliability Institute’s course “Fundamentals of Random Vibration and Shock Testing” from April 5 – 7, 2022. Discounts are available for groups of three or more.

Learn more and register here.

Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference – March 29-30, 2022

WESTPAK is one of the many proud sponsors of the Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference 2022. The virtual event, organized by the Biomedical Engineering Society’s chapter at San Jose State University, promises to bring academia and the medical device industry together once again for an outstanding experience.

Learn more and register here.