Webinar: Balancing Data with Risk to Improve Patient Safety

DuPontTM and Eagle Medical, Inc. join WESTPAK on January 27, 2021 in presenting “Balancing Data with Risk to Improve Patient Safety.” Attendees will learn about: “Validated Testing for Medical Device Packaging” from Andrew Thomas, Lab Manager, WESTPAK “Battle for Perfect Information” from Roy Morgan, PE, PMP, Vice President of Engineering & NPI, Eagle Medical, Inc. […]

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Springing into 2018! San Jose Lab Hosts Student Tours

  Westpak wants to share what we do with the world. Westpak values education and continuous learning – we share that with our customers, our employees, Engineering aficionados and students from diverse backgrounds. In March, we were fortunate to host students from Silicon Valley Education Foundation at our San Jose laboratory. These lab tours were […]

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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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Capstan Grips at Westpak

Westpak San Jose recently acquired capstan style grips for tensile testing strapping, webbing, metal ribbon and other samples in our 50kN (11,000 lb.) load frame. The grips have a diameter of 40mm (1.6in.) and width of 80mm (3.1in.). These grips allow us to better test materials that are weakened by fixturing in traditional wedge-style grips, […]

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Earth Day Revisited – Sustainable Package and Product Design

Earth Day began in 1970 by Gaylord Nelson, then a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 massive oil spill in Santa Barbara. With emerging public consciousness about air and water pollution, Gaylord identified an opportunity putting environmental protection onto the national political agenda. Despite exponential increases in disposable and single use products and […]

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