Can your products pass the test?

International Paper testing laboratories in Aurora, Ill., Indianapolis, Ind. and Memphis, Tenn. are committed to providing product and performance analysis you can trust. Our certified teams have extensive training in the use of laboratory testing procedures and will interpret the results to identify product and quality solutions.

We offer testing procedures for the following standards:
•  Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI)
•  The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
•  International Safe Transit Association (ISTA®)
•  National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC)

Custom testing procedures are also available.

Testing services

Paper testing complete

Paper testing

Our testing labs offer a variety of paper tests to determine the strength and integrity of your package. Our Indianapolis, Ind. and Memphis, Tenn. labs can also provide an environmental chamber conditioning room to test varying temperatures. 

VAS Lab 4 Complete

Combined board testing

From edge crush to water absorption, we can help ensure you have the right board combination to meet your supply chain requirements. 

VAS - Lab 2 Complete

Package performance testing

Following industry standard testing procedures, our labs can simulate what your product will go through during the supply chain process – vibration, impact and compression. 

VAS Testing Lab Incline

Corrugated box testing

Our labs can test an individual box for compression, handle and hand hold strength, angle of slide and manufacturer’s joint pull test. 

Testing lab locations

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Erin Kimble

Lab Services Manager

(901) 419-6555 |