Webinars

Performance of Thermal Shipping Systems Following Distribution – Part I - July 17, 2024

You are invited to attend our special webinar, “Performance of Thermal Shipping Systems Following Distribution – Part I,” presented by Edmund Tang, Principal Engineer, and Eric Cardiel, Production Manager, scheduled for Wednesday, July 17, 2024, at 1 pm PT.

Professionals involved in temperature-controlled parcel shipment supply chains for the pharmaceutical and life science industries should find this webinar particularly relevant and beneficial.

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Presenter: Eric Cardiel
Presenter: Eric Cardiel
Production Manager, WESTPAK
Presenter: Edmund Tang
Presenter: Edmund Tang
Principal Engineer, WESTPAK

Our Presenters Review the Following

  • Shortcomings of ISTA 7E “Testing Standard for Thermal Transport Packaging Used in Parcel Delivery System Shipment.”
  • Thermal performance of Thermal Shipping Systems following experimental test inputs, including ISTA 2A and 3A, Drop, Vibration, Damaged Insulation, Punctured Gel Bricks, and Packout at Ambient Conditions.
  • New performance criteria for thermal package validation studies.

The Webinar Will Provide Information Regarding

  • The thermal performance degradation of thermal shippers when exposed to extreme inputs during the distribution environment.
  • The thermal difference between packing thermal shippers in refrigerated vs. ambient environments.
  • Characterizing the distribution environment and other considerations when planning thermal package validation studies.

Who Should Benefit By Participating

  • Packaging Engineers
  • Cold Chain Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Quality Assurance Specialists
  • Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Professionals

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A Test Lab's Guide to Accelerated Aging - Dec 2021

Test Method Validation at WESTPAK - Apr 2021

Validated Testing for Medical Device Packaging - Jan 2021

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