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Prop 65 (CA) – Consumer Products Containing DINP Will Require Warning

December 15th, 2014

New Labeling Requirement Targets Phthalates A recent update to California’s Proposition 65 dictates that consumer products containing any measurable amount of diisononyl phthalate, or DINP, will now require a warning label. DINP is an additive used as a plasticizer in a variety of applications. When a plasticizer is utilized in the manufacturing process, the product (Read More…)

California Institutes Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags

November 20th, 2014

State Law Creates Opportunity for Nonwoven and Paper Industries On September 30th of this year, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed off on a long-debated bill that institutes a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The ban will prohibit the bags at grocery stores and pharmacies as of July 2015, and at convenience stores by (Read More…)

Doug Dugal inducted in the Paper Hall of Fame

October 13th, 2014

Doug Dugal Inducted in the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Integrated Paper Services, Inc. Appleton, WI USA Academic/Founder/Leadership/R &D Dugal was born in Bereilly, India on February 1, 1937. He obtained a B.Sc. degree in chemistry from Agra University, a M.S. degree, Chem. Tech. from Harcourt Butler Technological Institute (Read More…)

Selecting an ash test method
T 211 vs T 413 vs T 244

October 10th, 2014

Selecting an ash test method T 211 vs T 413 vs T 244 can be confusing. This short write-up helps you understand which method is best for your needs. IPS performs several different ash methods. In paper and polymers, the main purpose is to remove the bulk cellulose or polymer to determine the amount of mineral (Read More…)

IPS Named to 2014 INC 5000 List

September 23rd, 2014

IPS Testing was recently named to Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in America as it continues to grow through providing independent testing and analytical services to customers in the paper, packaging, nonwovens and consumer products industries both nationwide and internationally. Celebrating its 25th anniversary last month, Wisconsin-based IPS Testing has (Read More…)