- C830 Migration & Non-volatile-matter Content Tester with migration cells was launched.
- C230 Oxygen Transmission Rate Test System and C390 Water Vapor Transmission Rate Test System were launched.
- CZY-GY Primary Adhesive Tester (ChP) was launched.
- C640 Thickness Tester was launched.
- Labthink instruments were rated as stable and qualified products in national quality inspection.
- Drafted by Labthink Instruments Co., Ltd, GB/T 34445-2017: Hot Tack Test of Thermoplastics and Blends Comprising the Sealing Surfaces of Flexible Webs was officially published.
- Drafted by Labthink Instruments Co., Ltd, GB/T 34848-2017: Thermal Shrinkage Test Method of Heatshrinkable Film, was officially published.
- Drafted by Labthink Instruments Co., Ltd, QB/T 5068-2017: Artificial and Synthetic Leather-Determination of Fogging Characteristics was enforced from July 1, 2017.
- Labthink’s project under title “Development of Permeability Testing Instrument for Various Gases Based on Differential Pressure Method” won the third prize of scientific and technical achievements awarded by China Packaging Federation.
- The fourth Labthink’s Permeability & Tensile Property Proficiency Service was concluded with full success.
- Participated in the project “Research on Testing Instruments for On-site Fast Detection of Food Safety”, and won the second prize of Science and Technology Award of General Administration of Quality Inspection in 2016.
- Participated in the project “Study and Application of New Testing Technology of Packaging Materials”, and won the second prize of Science and Technology Award of General Administration of Quality Inspection in 2016.
- Participated in the project “Research and Development of Reference Film for Gas Transmission Rate Test of Plastic Film”, and won the first prize of Science and Technology Award 2016 of Shandong Institute of Metrology.
- “Differential Pressure Method Gas Permeability Tester with Environmental Detection and Energy Consumption Monitoring Functions” won the third prize of Patent Award of People’s Government of Shandong Province
- Multi-functional Evaporation Residue Constant Weight Tester for Safety Inspection of Packaging for Food and Drugs passed appraisement of scientific and technological achievement
- Labthink jointly drafted GB/T 8809-2015: Test Method of Pendulum Impact Resistance of Plastic Films, which was formally implemented on April 1, 2016.
- Drafted GB/T 8809-2015: Test Method of Pendulum Impact Resistance of Plastic Films and formally implemented on April 1, 2016
- Founded Plastic Packaging Testing Technology Exchange Center, with Plastic Products Committee of China Packaging Federation and Chaozhou Institute of Quality and Metrology Supervision and Inspection
- Lanuched MEGA 1500 Multiple-Stations Tensile Tester and MEGA 1510 Universal Testing Machine (up to 10KN)
- Launched Classic 920 Lasting Adhesive Tester, conforming to GB/T 4581-2014: Test Method of Holding Power of Adhesive Tapes
- Assessed as municipal technological center by the government
- Labthink Packaging Safety Testing Center passed certification of CNAS (China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment)
- A series of webinars for “Food and Packaging Safety” were completed in 2016.
- Classic series instruments were officially launched.
- Labthink 2015 Spring Permeability Proficiency Service was concluded with full success.
- Hotline for packaging technical consultation (400-608-8368) was set up by Labthink Packaging Safety Testing Center.
- Research and development of headspace gas analyzer for concentration rate test of oxygen and carbon dioxide in flexible package and glass bottles was accomplished in cooperation with General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China.
- The scientific and technological achievement, Research and Application of New Type Testing technology of Packaging Materials, was honored to win the second class prize of Scientific Testing Technology Award from General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China.
- The scientific and technological achievement, Research on the Instruments for On-site Food Safety Testing, was honored to win the second class prize of Scientific Testing Technology Award from General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China.
- Labthink's Evaporation Residue Constant Weight Tester was honored to win the second class prize of New Products & New Technological Achievements Award in 2015 from China National Pharmaceutical Packaging Association.
- The invention patent of “Differential Pressure Method Gas Permeability Tester with Energy Consumption Monitoring and Environment Detecting Functions” was honored to win the third class prize of Patent Award of Shandong Province.
- GB/T 8809-2015 Pendulum Impact Resistance of Plastic Film, which was drafted partially by Labthink Instrument Co., Ltd was officially implemented.
- Labthink formally introduced three business brands: DIAMON, CONVEN and INNOMAX.
- Labthink has been keeping a leading position with its data stability and proximity to medians in proficiency services held by Pira International for six successive years.
- Labthink has been granted more than 100 patents.
- Labthink has been taking the leading role in drafting more than 10 national technical standards.
- Labthink introduced i-Process series of on-site high-speed packaging testing instruments.
- Labthink’s testing laboratory was accredited by CNAS, China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment, and mutually approved by IAF, International Accreditation Forum, PAC, Pacific Accreditation Cooperation, APLAC, Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation and many other international laboratory accreditations.
- Labthink introduced its global integrated IT management platform for marketing and after-sale services.
- Labthink established its SAC IT Center in Hong Kong, China.
- Labthink established new type of intelligent packaging testing laboratory based on Internet of Things and cloud-computing technology.
- Labthink introduced consultative packaging testing service business.
- International Headquarters of Labthink was established in the Greater Boston region.
- Labthink took the leading role in drafting Chinese national standard on pendulum impact testing methods for plastic films.
- Labthink took the leading role in drafting Chinese national standard on testing methods for food contact materials.
- Labthink started its IT business for testing laboratory data processing and big data analysis.
- Labthink introduced world’s innovative big data series of IT testing instruments.
- Labthink became a project research member of National Key Technology R&D program of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China.
- Labthink became expert panel member in the National Public Technology Platform construction for food packaging testing and verification.
- Labthink has been keeping outstanding results in proficiency services held by Pira International.
- Labthink donated for specialized relief fund for Wenchuan earthquake orphans.
- Labthink was entitled as National Registration Inspector for Food-related National Industrial Products Manufacture Certificate.
- Labthink was responsible for national proficiency verification project for barrier property testing of plastic packaging materials.
- Labthink took the leading role in drafting national standard of electrolytic method water vapor transmission determination for plastic packaging materials.
- Labthink donated for reconstruction after Indonesia tsunami.
- Labthink’s electrolytic method water vapor transmission rate tester for plastic films was a world record high in testing accuracy.
- Labthink’s testing and R&D laboratory, only after 3 years of its establishment, started participating in authoritative international data proficiency services.
- The company introduced its company brand – Labthink.
- Labthink introduced the world’s first weighing method fully automatic plastic film water vapor permeability tester.
- Labthink entered into international market.
- The company took the lead and launched digital solutions for product quality in Chinese packaging and printing industries.
In 1989 and 1997
- The company successfully developed the first product line of packaging and printing testing instruments.
- The company started its business in a discarded garage.