Machine maintenance training at your facility, our laboratory, or online…

Certify your maintenance staff so they can perform service and repairs on your sealers just as we do in our service center. ISO and the FDA both have core expectation of training for maintenance staff on critical equipment such as medical device packaging machinery. Get certified and stay compliant, contact customer care.

Maintenance and calibration training from anywhere in the world…

With our online training program, your maintenance staff can view our comprehensive videos from anywhere in the world. No need to travel to our laboratory, just login and learn from our experts. After viewing the videos take our test online and become a certified service technicians of our medical device packaging machines.

Validation requires a highly trained maintenance staff

Far too many medical device pouch failures have been caused due to packaging equipment that was poorly maintained. With our comprehensive training programs, we will get your maintenance staff up to speed with the proper techniques that will assure your medical device packaging machines stay within spec. 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 video training program. Contact our customer care group now to gain access to this online maintenance and calibration learning program. You can select the course below now.

Impulse Heat Sealer Course

If you have one of our impulse heat sealers, then this is the course for you. We cover the full spectrum of maintenance issues from inspection, parts replacement and machine adjustments. With this course, you will also have full access to our Calibration course as well. At your location or online start learning now.

Rotary Heat Sealer Course

If you have one of our rotary heat sealers, then this is the course for you. We cover the full spectrum of maintenance issues from inspection, parts replacement and machine adjustments. With this course, you will also have full access to our Calibration course as well. At your location or online start learning now.

Calibration Course

The final step in your maintenance process is machine calibration. The section of training will demonstrate how to select the proper meters and tools for your unique sealing machine. You will learn from our highly trained senior technicians that knows your equipment. Contact customer care to learn more.

Learn our Calibration systems

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 right) 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 Lab

Our training videos filmed at our laboratory will get your maintenance staff up and running with the very same procedures we use to preform maintenance and calibrations in our ISO 17025 accredited lab. We know that operation and service manuals can miss some important nuance’s that could impact machine accuracy.

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, installing replacement parts and proper tool selection. This course also includes a complete calibration section so your maintenance staff can keep your machinery running to spec. Trainees that pass the multiple choice test will be awarded a technician certification. Call customer support to learn more…

  • Thermal calibration learning
  • Force calibration learning
  • Tension calibration learning
  • Comprehensive inspection learning
  • Preventive maintenance learning
  • Machine repair learning
  • Technician service tips
  • Orientation of machine parts

Learn from our Service Experts

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.

“One of the greatest risks to a medical device packaging program is improper maintenance of critical machinery. We cannot expect the repeatable outcomes we developed during our validation when maintenance has been entrusted to an untrained staff…”

― Charlie Webb CPP, Packaging Engineer

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.

Learn maintenance and calibration on your system

SPC-1 Specimen cutter

Impulse Training

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

DP-150 Dye Pen kit

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 customer care for course access.

Seal Check Seal Test

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.

Need onsite training? We are on our way…

Our skilled technical trainers are on standby ready to serve our customers that desire an onsite training session. One on one training can be a great benefit to customers with a large maintenance group. We will bring our tools and meters and show your maintenance group the techniques to keep your packaging machinery running smoothly.

A closer look at machine performance

Your sealer ships to you with a high resolution calibration that includes waveform data to better evaluate your sealers performance. Our state of the industry laboratory is ISO 17025 accredited and ready to serve. Your medical pouch sealer is ready to begin your packaging validation right out of the box. With your calibration you will also receive a machine inspection report that shows the condition of your sealer when it arrived. This is a great way to manage your critical packaging machine assets. To learn more about calibration and testing call and speech with our engineering group we would love to chat, 800-550-3854

Meet the people behind the products and services

Our staff of dedicated professionals are all trained and certified in quality system management and understand critical and regulated processes. With over two decades of medical device packaging experience our skilled team is ready to assist you along every touchpoint.

Our customers are talking

"...The Van der Stähl name has become a fan favorite within our metrology department because of the certification Van der Stähl performs on the units. When we receive the machines in, the metrology department needs to do very little to get these active..."

Our customers are talking

"Amazing company to work with. The information is exactly what we need to complete our IQ OQ PQ. Thank you!!!!!! Your company is a leap above the rest…"

Our customers are talking

"We have found Van der Stähl products and services to exceed our expectations. The sealers, test equipment and calibration services have been robust, efficient, and competitively priced. Van der Stähl is a key contributor to our continued success."

Our customers are talking

"I just wanted to send a quick note to thank you and all the Van der Stahl Scientific team for going above and beyond to resolve the issues we had with our pouch sealer. Even though the issues were not of your doing, you took it upon yourself to make things right so we could meet the commitments that we made to our customers. We were blown away by your response and greatly appreciate you, not only for expediting the build, but for completely replacing the machine!"

Our customers are talking

"High level of customer service by a group of technicians and sales staff that know their product."

Our customers are talking

"Your customer service is even better than the great equipment you provide. Even on the other side of the world I know we can count on your team. We are customers for life. Van der Stähl has the best combination of equipment and people."


Partner with professionals who understand your business, Van der Stähl Scientific

As medical device packaging processes become more rigorous, it is essential to choose accredited and competent vendor partners. We deliver our machinery through our ISO 17025 accredited calibration laboratory to give you a solid start on your installation qualification for your packaging validation. In our Laboratory we can develop seal strength values so you can better understand your aggregate packaging plan. We will continue to add to our scope to provide our customers with more services from our accredited testing and calibration laboratory.

Speak with an expert

When you are selecting critical packaging machinery for your medical device, skip the salesman and speak with a certified packaging engineer. Our team of experts includes Charlie A. Webb CPP, CKF, who is a certified packaging engineer and a six sigma black belt with more than 20 years of sterile packaging experience. Give us a call, we would love to chat...

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Look who is behind our calibration and testing services

Charlie A. Webb CPP, CKF

After graduating with a Business and Management degree from The University of Redlands, Charlie continued his education at the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, focusing on an expanding interest in medical devices. Charlie holds two US patents for medical packaging equipment as well as two additional pending patents.

Cord Burnham, CKF

Cord understands the complexities of layered systems. Cord is a keen diagnostician with mechanical and electrical systems and has been an important addition to our metrology lab. The center of a well run lab is organization, and that has been the key contrabution that Cord has made to the Van der Stahl Scientific organization.