About L.A.B. Equipment, Inc.

L.A.B. Equipment, Inc., was established in 1933 and has been recognized for decades as the global leader in the design, manufacture and service of product reliability and package testing equipment.  We are a wholly owned entity based in the USA. The corporate offices of L.A.B. Equipment, Inc., as well as its sales and engineering team are located in Itasca, Illinois. We are a team-based organization committed to manufacturing quality products on a consistent basis while maintaining a work ethic and attitude directed towards continuous improvement.  Our product quality, reliability and customer support services are second to none.

Our Sister Company, Techlab Systems S.L.

TLS is a company formed in 2006 that is 51% owned by Metrotec, S. A. and 49% owned by L.A.B. Equipment, Inc., and operates from existing offices in Itasca, IL and San Sebastian, Spain. TLS combines and manages the sales, marketing and technical support activities for the equipment and software designed and manufactured by Metrotec, S. A. and L.A.B. Equipment, Inc., used to conduct physical tests on paper, cardboard and related applications.

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Our Customers

Every industrial, commercial, consumer, and military goods manufacturer needs to distribute products to their customers in an effective manner. L.A.B. Equipment, Inc., has been providing equipment and support services to an expansive array of customers for decades. L.A.B. serves customers from a wide array of industries.

Our customers include:

  • Food Manufacturers
  • US and Foreign Military
  • Cosmetic manufacturers
  • Technology Companies
  • Telecomm Companies
  • Consumer Goods- Personal Care
  • Consumer Goods-Electronics
  • Consumer Goods- Footwear
  • Consumer Goods-Household Goods
  • Furniture Manufacturers
  • Consumer Goods- Appliances
  • Liquor and Beverage Companies
  • Battery Manufactures
  • Testing LABS
  • Bottle and Container Manufacturers
  • Packaging Companies
  • Corrugated and Paper Companies
  • Transportation Companies
  • Hazardous Material Testing firms
  • Mobile Phone and Tablet Manufactures
  • PC and LCD/TFT Display Manufactures
  • State and Country Inspection LABS

With over 11,000 equipment installations worldwide, our customers range from the most basic test labs to multi-national corporations who require the ultimate in equipment sophistication and support.

Our Support Services: L.A.B. Service Department

In an effort to ensure the seamless integration of our company and products with your facilities and organization, L. A. B. Equipment, Inc., offers a variety of pre-sales and post-sales services.

Our support and services include:

  • Overall project management
  • Equipment installation
  • Operational training
  • Annual calibration
  • Certification programs
  • Preventative maintenance service contracts

In addition to factory direct capabilities, we also have a worldwide network of sales representatives and distributors who are factory-trained to service and support our extensive customer base.

What Does All of This Mean to You?

Precise and dependable test equipment is critical to the success of product reliability or package testing.  Multi-national corporations and small businesses alike use L.A.B. test systems to improve product quality, reduce packaging costs, and minimize shipping damage.  Successful manufacturing management demands that product and package designs be tested within a controlled laboratory environment, not in the global marketplace.

Our Affiliations

L.A.B. Equipment, Inc. is proud to be actively involved with world-class organizations such as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA), the Technical Association for the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI), the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and the Caribbean, Central and South America Corrugators Association (ACCCSA).

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