China Technical Centre

Suzhou, China

"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:

  • HDPE CleanCut Card design and rapid prototyping to increase your speed to market

  • Microbial lab for bioburden testing

  • Liquid particle testing

  • Accelerated aging 

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

  • Package seal strength testing, including peel testing and burst testing

  • Material testing, including thickness, tensile, grammage / yield testing, and porosity 

  • Material analysis, including microscopic analysis and package failure evaluation

  • Troubleshooting for packaging challenges and process-related issues

  • Technical and design consultation


If you are interested in learning more, or coming in for a tour or consultation, schedule time with the team today.


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Regional Technical Leader


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Fishor Liu

Technical Manager

  • 10+ years experience in medical packaging

  • Major in Applied Chemistry, direction of polymer materials

  • Experience with medical device packaging design, packaging testing and validation, technical analysis services


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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