Testing Services for the paper, nonwovens, packaging, and consumer products industries.

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Overview of IPS Testing’s Independent Test Lab Services

Based in Appleton, Wisconsin, Integrated Paper Services (IPS), Inc., serves as an independent testing lab for the paper and pulp, packaging, nonwovens, personal care products, medical supplies and allied industries.

IPS Testing was founded in Appleton, WI in 1989 and grew out of the Institute of Paper Chemistry. For more than 25 years, IPS has combined physical and analytical testing with interpretive data analysis to offer testing services that help improve and ensure the quality of countless products and many household names you have come to trust.

Grounded in sound processes, the staff of IPS Testing has years of experience in operations as well as physical and analytical testing in both the consumer and supplier environments. By focusing exclusively on paper and nonwoven based products, IPS has built a reputation as an industry expert. Our industry focus has remained the same but our breadth of services continues to expand. Most recently, SGS-IPS has added a number of services addressing product stewardship to include regulatory testing, recyclability and repulpability, and flushability testing.

Our U.S. independent testing laboratory provides testing data and analyses to leaders in the following industries:

  • Paper, Pulp and Print Materials
  • Medical Supplies
  • Personal Care and Absorbent Products
  • Nonwovens and Consumer Products
  • Packaging Industries

SGS-IPS’s Test Lab Highlights

  • ISO 17025 accredited (Certificate: AT-1659).
  • 3,000 square feet of Analytical Chemistry and Microscopy Laboratory space
  • Perform ISO, ASTM, WSP, AATCC, NWSP, and TAPPI test methods
  • Best-in-class fiber and analytical testing expertise
  • 5,500 square feet of TAPPI temperature and humidity-controlled physical and paper testing lab space
  • 2,000 square foot Flushability lab
  • Mannequin lab for adult incontinence, diapers, and feminine hygiene

Industry leaders trust SGS-IPS to provide the analytical solutions and testing they need. We can help you define quality with numbers, so you can back up product claims, analyze the competition, and make real, measurable improvements in your own products. Your objectives, your standards, your focus – that’s our specialty at SGS-IPS.

We invite you to have a look and see what SGS-IPS Testing can provide for you.