Packaging Consultants International

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Packaging Consultants International is an FDA-approved microbiological testing laboratory with an integrated consultative program for the food & beverage single-service packaging industry. We are ISO 17025 accredited and FDA approved for disintegration, swab, rinse, and pour contact testing. StaffPCI is one of the only commercial laboratories to be approved in the United States to perform disintegration tests on paperboard. We also perform single-serve container and closure plant sanitation surveys/audits in accordance to FDA guidelines.

UPDATE: PCI has changed swabs utilized for environmental monitoring as we are in the process of adding Listeria & Salmonella species testing to our current ISO 17025 scope of accreditation.
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Packaging Consultants International (PCI) was incorporated in 1980 and resides at 1101 State Fair Boulevard, in Syracuse, New York. The company was originally owned and operated by Chet and Tanya Parrow, and was purchased in September 2007 by Patrick and Renee Frontale.

Melissa The company’s laboratory serves the single-service food and beverage industry by providing an integrated consultative program. Services are provided to manufacturing plants which include audits, microbiology, and chemical testing of packaging materials, and to act as a liaison to governmental regulatory agencies. PCI is approved by the FDA to conduct certifications to FDA standards of foreign manufacturers of single-serve enclosures.


PCI does a fantastic job that meets my expectations, and they always answer any of my inquiries.

Veronica Sim
Pro-Western Plastics Ltd. -
St. Albert, Alberta, Canada

PCI has a high level of service and are always attentive to answer our questions.

Daniela Quintero
Tetra Pak - Queretaro, Mexico

Contact Us

PCI Headquarters

Packaging Consultants International
1101 State Fair Boulevard
Syracuse, NY 13209
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Tel: (315) 468-6234
Fax: (315) 468-6235

Email: customerservice@pcilabs.com