Smithers Pira

Smithers Pira is the worldwide authority on the packaging, paper and print industry supply chains, providing expertise, testing services and market intelligence.

Smithers Pira

Established for over 80 years, the company provides technical consulting, testing, market analysis and reports together with high-profile  events to help clients gain market insights, identify opportunities, evaluate product performance and manage compliance.

Supported by comprehensive facilities in the UK and US, the company combines state-of-the-art laboratory testing and simulation with extensive industry expertise. Smithers Pira supports clients at every stage of the supply chain from initial R&D programs, materials testing and selection to chemical migration, demonstrating legislative compliance and improving packaging performance in distribution and use.

Clients span the supply chain from raw materials and chemical suppliers to packaging manufacturers, brand owners and retailers.

The UK laboratories are temperature and humidity controlled, and are UKAS, ISO 17025 accredited for a wide range of paper and plastic testing services. Each of our global distribution testing laboratories is ISTA certified and accredited to ISO 17025.

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