Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2005
http://www.testedandproven.com/DDL-West.html Â DDL West, a CA-based package, product and material testing laboratory, today announced that Package Engineer, Michael Foster, has been appointed Vice President and Treasurer of the new Southern California chapter of the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP).
Foster, who has played an integral part in forming the Southern California IOPP chapter, will be responsible for the chapterÂs financial records and budget development, along with assisting the President and Programs, Meetings and Publications Chair.
ÂThe IOPP is the WorldÂs largest packaging association,Â said Foster. ÂWith the Californian packaging industry continually expanding, Southern California really needs a chapter of its own.Â
The Southern California Chapter will be the 51st Chapter of the IOPP, an association which currently has more than 5,000 members and 150 corporate members.
ÂDDL West is particularly excited to be involved in the development and management of the new IOPP chapter,Â said Foster, Âsince the IOPP shares DDLÂs commitment to serving the educational needs of the packaging community.Â
For more information on the new Southern California IOPP chapter, visit: http://www.iopp.org/pages/index.cfm?pageid=152
For expert advice on package testing, visit http://www.testedandproven.com or call Mike Foster at (714) 979-1712 ext. 16.
About DDL West:
DDL West offers expert package testing, product testing and material testing services including Shock testing, vibration testing, tensile testing, leak testing and validation. DDL package testing clients find value through its zero-cost package testing consulting service, Pack-Advice. For more information, visit http://www.testedandproven.com or call Mike Foster at (714) 979-1712 ext. 16.
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