Claire Koelsch Sand

Testing the integrity of package seals helps ensure that food packaging provides required product protection. Sustainable packaging alternatives, lower cost packaging, and variations in production line sealing parameters are frequently assessed with seal integrity tests. With the renewed interest in sustainable packaging, alternate structures such as monolayer recyclable flexible packaging are being explored, so ensuring that the seals for these structures maintain their strength is essential. L…

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Claire Koelsch Sand, PhD, contributing editor, is CEO of Packaging Technology and Research and Adjunct Professor at Michigan State University and California Polytechnic State University ([email protected]).