Monday, September 24, 2007

COMPACT Upgrades Materials Testing Laboratory

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COMPACT provides detailed certificates of analysis on its composite film packaging.

Napco Composite Packaging Technology Ltd (COMPACT) of Dammam, Saudi Arabia has recently finalized an upgrade to its in-house testing laboratory.

The composite film manufacturer supplies well-known multinational food and other manufacturers throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

George Armache, Marketing & Development Manager at COMPACT, says the laboratory

“allows us to meet the ever changing needs and challenges of new packaging applications. We also satisfy our customers by providing safe and high-quality products.”

Certificate of Analysis

COMPACT’s Technical Department tests each step of the production process under specific sets of conditions and procedures. The company then provides customers with a detailed Certificate of Analysis to demonstrate conformity to the most demanding material requirements.

Available Tests at COMPACT Laboratory

COMPACT lab is equipped with appropriate tools and other equipment to conduct simple through advanced testing procedures that include, but are not limited to:

  • Accelerated aging
  • Bar code scanning
  • Coefficient of friction measures
  • Dart impact testing
  • Elongation testing
  • Fluorescent testing
  • Gas chromatograph testing
  • Grammage testing
  • Incubation & heat exposure
  • Lamination bond integrity
  • Lamination bond strength
  • Lamination degradation
  • Rub testing for ink peeling
  • Sealing testing
  • Static testing
  • Tear resistance
  • Tensile testing
  • Thickness measure testing
  • Treatment testing
  • Vacuum leak testing

The Laboratory Manager reports directly to COMPACT Technical & Quality Assurance Manager. “Quality assurance remains a prime goal of the management,” confirms Armache.

Company Background

Established in 1993, Napco Composite Packaging Technology Ltd. (COMPACT) manufactures a wide range of mono-layer, laminated and coated film structures for manufacturers in the food and beverage, medical and industrial sectors. Its composite film packaging products are enhanced with computerized color-matching and flexo or roto printing.

Napco Composite Packaging Technology Ltd. (COMPACT)
2nd Industrial City, Street #133
Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

PO Box: 31 646 - Al Khobar 31 952
Al Khobar 31 952

Tel: +966-3-812-1244
Fax: +966-3-812-1322

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