ASTM Packaging Committee To Revise ASTM International Standard
Steve Kudia, Owner of Best Packaging, serves on the ASTM committee that writes the standards guide for selection and use of Stretch Wrap Films titled D4649. This committee recommends guidelines and test methods for the selection, specification, and use of stretch wrap films for unitizing, reinforcing, and palletizing (ASTM, 2009). This includes storage and/or transport in warehouses, truck trailers or rail boxcars, and other transfer terminals. The purpose of this committee is to evaluate how stretch film is applied to a unit load, its application in transport packaging, ways to test and improve packaging efficiency while saving time and money. As an ASTM member, Steve Kudia is part of a prestigious worldwide network of technical experts. His aim is to make sure processes stays efficient by monitoring trends and educating customers on how they can improve their supply chain performance.
The committee is currently working to revise the ASTM International standard, ASTM D4649, for the 2017 publication. For more information on ASTM testing standards, give us a call at (888) 930 BEST