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State-of-the-art facilities to help our customers sell more

We have all the facilities to test and evaluate every part of the packaging lifecycle. From a small to large scale these include:

  • Paper performance

Mechanical and physical characteristics which influence the papers’ behaviour in the board and in our, and our customers, production

  • Board performance

Typical board characteristics, including Three Point Bending (TPB) Edge crush (ECT), Flat crush (FCT).

  • Single Pack performance

We have also developed our own unique test methods for characteristics like handhold strength.

  • Stack performance

Evaluation of the performance at full-size pallet scale including storage simulation, warehouse handling (incline plane test) and transport simulation (vibration table).

A large part of our laboratory is climatised at the industry standard of 23 degrees and 50% relative humidity, ensuring consistent and comparable results regardless of outside influences.

We also have a large climate-room in which we can test in extreme conditions ranging from a freezing arctic to a tropical climate.

Retail centre

Our fully functional retail ready room is designed to simulate a live retailer environment, allowing prototype designs to be placed on the shelf.  This creates a full understanding of potential solutions and allows us to assess their shelf presence, next to competitors, before they enter the marketplace.

Sample room

We have our own design capabilities and can manufacture both plain and printed samples in-house.

Inspiration room

Our inspiration room is equipped with an interactive screen and variable environments and lighting, allowing us to create the best atmosphere for creative sessions and customer meetings.

Educational room

Here we host customer courses and larger meetings.

Innovation exhibition

Exhibition of our most innovative packaging from our Innovation Awards.

Arco Berkenbosch, VP Marketing, Research and Development

"It is difficult to explain how inspiring it is to work with the collective brain of 1000 innovative people"

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