Asia-Pacific Technical Centre


"Oliver has made significant investments in our global facilities, including several new Technical Centres located in key locations for the medical device, diagnostic, and pharmaceutical industries. Our centres are staffed with technical experts with industry experience and are available to our customers to collaborate on activities including packaging design and innovation, testing and troubleshooting."

- Kevin Zacharias, Technical Director  


The Technical Centre is a hands-on, collaborative environment where customers and prospective customers can work directly with our sterile barrier packaging experts to design, test and troubleshoot their packaging. The centre offers a variety of capabilities, including:

  • Package integrity testing, including submersion leak testing and dye penetration testing

  • Package seal strength testing, including peel testing

  • Material testing, including puncture resistance, tensile, grammage / yield testing, and coefficient of friction (COF)

  • Material analysis, including microscopic analysis and package failure evaluation

  • Material shelf-life testing through accelerated aging

  • UV Printing on various flexible packaging materials

  • Troubleshooting for packaging challenges and process related issues

  • Technical and packaging design consultation


If you are interested in learning more, schedule a one on one, digital consultation with the team today.


Regional Technical Leader


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Jimmy Li

Senior Principal Engineer, APAC

  • 18+ years of experience in R&D, engineering, operations, and project management

  • Experience working at large multinational medical device companies focused on packaging Class II devices

  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGMB)


Resources & Downloads

Cutting the Cost Out of Packaging Article

In this article, Kevin Zacharias, Technical Director at Oliver Healthcare Packaging, weighs in on ways to decrease the cost of packaging.

5 Packaging Considerations

Learn more about what you should consider when choosing your medical packaging solution.

6 Defects to Avoid by Rightsizing Your Medical Packaging

Learn how Oliver's experts can help you identify potential defects that could occur with a pouch that is not sized appropriately.

Materials Matter: How to Reduce Risk in Healthcare Packaging

Learn more about the modern packaging options used and how they have been transformed over time to reduce unnecessary risk and issues.

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Technical Videos

ASTM F2096 (Bubble Leak Test Without Pinhole)

ASTM F88 - Seal Strength (Unsupported Method)

ASTM F88 - Seal Strength (Supported Method)

ASTM F1929 - Dye Penetration Test (Pass)

Impact Resistance (Paper Substrate)

Impact Resistance (Foil Composite)

Gelbo Flex Durability Test (Foil)

ASTM F1929 - Dye Penetration Test (Fail)

Vibration Test

Elevated Temperature & Humidity: Seal Creep Resistance

Gelbo Flex Durability Test

Gelbo Flex Durability Result

Drop Test

Altitude Test: Porous vs. Non-Porous Lid

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