Product Assurance Services & Solutions (PASS)
Detect. Recover. Protect Your Brand.
Minimize brand damage and achieve maximum product recovery with Thermo Scientific™ Product Assurance Services & Solutions (PASS).
PASS is an off-line product inspection service used to detect contaminants and other defects found in packaged foods. Our highly experienced staff uses the most advanced Thermo Scientific X-Ray, Metal Detection, and Check Weighing systems to thoroughly test every package to help maximize the recovery of in-spec products for distribution and eliminate defective products. PASS can detect ferrous, nonferrous, stainless steel metals, glass, stone, bone, PVC based plastics and rubber, and other dense contaminants, often at greater sensitivity than equipment on the production line.
- Confidential--protects brand reputation
- Cost effective--maximizes recovery without disrupting production
- Non-destructive, fast, convenient
Costly alternatives to PASS are
- Complete disposal of suspicious goods
- Re-inspect packages using production inspection equipment
- Distribution without re-inspection
We specialize in
- Missing product
- Overfilled packaging
- Glass defects, chips or cracks
- Broken or damaged product
- Under filled packaging
- Misplaced labels or caps
- Inclusion or noninclusion of promotional gifts
Packaging types and products include
- Metal containers
- Cardboard trays or cartons
- Processed foods
- Glass containers
- Plastic containers
- Packaged goods
- Foil packets
- Frozen products
- Medical disposable products
Full service inspection can be done at one of our PASS locations or at your facility. PASS is also available as a self-service option through our equipment rental program.
Ways to leverage PASS for maximum recovery:
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||Inspection equipment and service provided by experienced PASS staff at our PASS facility||Inspection equipment and service provided by experienced PASS staff at customer’s facility||Supervised rental of inspection equipment at customer’s facility||Unsupervised rental of inspection equipment at customer’s facility|
|How Does this PASS Solution Work?
Thermo Fisher Scientific
1230 Hardt Circle,
Bartlett, IL 60103
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Unit 7, Consul Road
CV21 1PB, UK
Phone: 01788 820330
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