Maintenance staff certification

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A sterile packaging program is only as good as the people that support the process each day. Certify your maintenance and calibration staff through our online learning program.

Train your maintenance staff for a stronger validation

Far too many medical device pouch failures have been caused by poorly maintained packaging equipment. With our comprehensive training programs, your maintenance staff will be trained on the proper techniques and skills that will assure your medical device packaging machines stay within specification. You can choose an in-house training program at your facility or come learn at our service center. You can also choose to start your training right now with our comprehensive online video training program. Contact customer care to learn more about our machine maintenance and calibration training programs.

Impulse Heat Sealer Course

Keep your pouch sealers running at peak performance for a stronger sterile packaging program. Our training covers machine parts inspection, parts replacement and machine adjustments. With this course you will also have full access to our calibration training module. Contact customer care for more details.

Calibration Course

The final step in your maintenance training is machine calibration. In this training module our skilled senior technicians will demonstrate how to select the proper meters and tools for the calibration of your specific machine model. For more information on our training programs contact customer care at 800-550-3854.

Rotary Heat Sealer Course

For our rotary heat sealers customers, we have a full service and calibration training module tailored just for you. Our maintenance training covers machine part inspection, parts replacement and machine adjustments. Register for the calibration course for a complete technician training and certification program.

Calibration Training

Our comprehensive videos will guide you through the techniques we use in our laboratory and provide a solid orientation on the equipment we use to calibrate our medical device packaging and testing machinery. Our unique packaging machinery requires advanced systems for calibration, learn how to use our calibration systems designed to develop accurate machine performance. You will learn how to use systems like our force calibrator (shown on left) by a certified technician. There is no room for guess work in medical device packaging, keep your maintenance staff on track with better training.

Lessons from our service center

Look in as we preform maintenance and calibrations in our ISO-17025 accredited laboratory and service center. Operation and service manuals can often miss important nuance’s that could impact machine service and calibration accuracy. Let our training videos guide your maintenance staff to a successful preventive maintenance plan.

Get serious about machine maintenance, get certified

Our medical device packaging machine service and calibration course is ideal for maintenance personal to receive a broad overview of our equipment. In this certification course trainees will learn how to complete a daily machine inspection, troubleshoot and install replacement parts. This course also includes a complete calibration module so your maintenance staff can keep your machinery running within specification. Trainees that pass the multiple choice test will be awarded a technician certification. This course covers the following:
  • Thermal calibration
  • Force calibration
  • Tension calibration
  • Comprehensive inspection
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Machine service and repair
  • Technician service tips
  • Proper tool selection

Maintenance Training

In our service center we perform hundreds of machine maintenance and calibration’s each year. Learn from our staff of skilled technicians the proper techniques for the care and calibration of your critical packaging and testing equipment. With our certified technician course you can be assured that your maintenance staff understands our process. Show what you know, get certified.

“Even the most efficacious medical devices can be rendered poisonous if sterility is compromised. Partner with vendors that share your commitment of total quality at every touchpoint. Let us help you deliver your device sterile to the point of care.”

— Charlie A. Webb, CPP Director of Quality

Learn maintenance and calibration on your system

Impulse Training

Learn the correct methods of servicing your medical device packaging machine such as our models MS-350, MS-451 and OPL-series sealers. Contact customer care for course access.

Calibration Training

Get up to speed on the tools and techniques needed to properly calibrate your medical device packaging machine from our skilled staff of experts. Contact us for course access.

Rotary Training

Learn the correct methods of servicing your medical device packaging machine such as our models MD-850, MD-880 and MD-3010/20 sealers. Contact customer care for course access.

Get trained and certified from wherever you are…

With our flexible training options, you can get the training you need, your way. We offer medical device packaging machine maintenance and calibration training at your facility, our service center, or online. With our new online training program, trainees can view comprehensive videos and take our online test from anywhere in the world.

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behind our sealers a medical packaging dream team

Meet our Six Sigma master black belt, patented inventor and medical device packaging guru, contact Charlie for validation support.

Charlie A. Webb, CPPL

Director of quality, new product development

The master of solutions, our Laboratory, and Service Manager Cord Burnham guides our service, testing and calibration effort.

Cord Burnham CKF

Director of laboratory and Calibration services

Our customers best friend, our General Manager Lisa Wassberg creates magic at every touch point for our medical device clients.

Lisa Wassberg, CKF

General manager, customer relationships

Sarah’s intuitive eye can solve machine issues with ease. Sarah is a Six Sigma Black Belt and understands the critical process.

Sarah Deputy, CKF

Testing and Calibration services

Speak with a packaging expert


Skip the salesman and speak with a certified packaging engineer like our support team leader Charlie A. Webb CPP, CKF. Charlie is a certified packaging engineer, a patented innovator and a six sigma master black belt with more than 20 years of sterile packaging experience. Fill out the form below and request a quote or give us a call, we would love to chat…