IMPACT Laboratories Ltd. is an independent company based in Scotland, UK providing specialist testing and consultancy services across the packaging supply chain. Whether our clients are producers, processors or specifiers our aim is to be the partner of choice for product design, testing and accreditation.
Our particular speciality in the packaging industry is in high performance applications. We are able to provide UKAS accredited testing in tanks, containers and materials and cover the range of packaging materials – metals, polymers, fibreboard and combination packs. We are the only UKAS accredited laboratory for large scale container testing with dangerous goods (ADR/RID specifications.)
In our consultancy and project management area our approach is to introduce the right balance of business and technical skills to identify both improved and new product opportunities against market needs and trends. Whether the requirement is for a new polymer grade or packaging application we have the experience and expertise to deliver cost-effective solutions.
A particular area of expertise is in polymer science including failure mechanisms and non-destructive testing methods to support quality control and assurance systems for products. This knowledge base, based on outsourcing from BP Chemicals, is particularly important in giving confidence to product longevity.