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We help them improve the quality of papers, cardboard abd packaging

  •  TECHLAB SYSTEMS, S.L. is a company which specialises in designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing advanced technologies for carrying out physical Quality Control tests.

  • Through its industrial division and under the registered trademark TLS®, TECHLAB SYSTEMS, S.L. works with the packaging, cardboard, paper and pulping industries.

  • TECHLAB SYSTEMS, S.L. is also present in other industries related to food, adhesives, rubber, composites, wood, metals, plastics, etc., through another industrial division and its registered trademark Metrotec® (www.metrotec.es).


    Some of the test and measurement equipment offered with the METROTEC® brand are: Universal Electromechanical Test Machines with a very wide range, Universal Servo-hydraulic Test Machines from 400 to 2000 kN, Charpy and Izod impact pendulums for plastics, Charpy impact pendulums for metals, equipment to determine the Vicat / HDT softening point, Melt Flow Indexers, Freefall Impactometers,

  • TECHLAB SYSTEMS, S.L. as it exists today is the result of merger between its parent company METROTEC S.L. and TECHLAB SYSTEMS, S.L. itself, and its shareholders also include the North American company TECHLAB INVESTMENT, LLC. (TECHLAB SYSTEMS company overview)
  • With its TLS® brand, TECHLAB SYSTEMS, S.L. is a global leader in the pulp, paper, corrugated cardboard and packaging industries, as well as in various associated sectors. Its international network of dealers and representatives covers fifty different countries.


  • Some of the testing and measuring equipment available through its TLS® brand includes Mullen burst testers, puncture testers, short-span compression testers, devices for measuring the thickness of paper and corrugated cardboard, equipment for Cobb tests, internal bond testers, grammage scales, humidity analysers, equipment for preparing samples, compression testers for samples of paper and cardboard (ECT, PAT, FCT, RCT, CCT, CMT, etc.), as well as a full range of systems for the compression of packaging.


The primary target markets for TLS include manufacturers of pulp, paper, corrugated cardboard,
packages, packaging containers as well as the large consumers of such packaging.  

Industries served include:

  • Computers
  • Telecommunications
  • Chemicals
  • Materials
  • Food products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Packaging material manufacturers
  • Beverages
  • Cosmetics
  • Defense supplies
  • Aerospace equipment
  • Appliances
  • Testing laboratories

Examples of prestigious users of our equipment include:

  • Hewlett Packard
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Delphi Automotive
  • Mattel
  • Eastman Kodak Company
  • Mitsubishi
  • Ericsson
  • Intel
  • Icon Health & Fitness
  • General Electric
  • PepsiCo. Inc.
  • LG Group of Companies
  • Smurfit Kappa Group
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Samsung Group of Companies
  • Hamilton Beach/Proctor-Silex
  • Northern Telecom
  • Motorola
  • Nestlé
  • Clairol
  • Clorox
  • Whirlpool
  • Lexmark Research & Develop.
  • Phillips
  • Lucent Technologies
  • International Paper Group


With a large network of representatives, TLS is positioned to meet your needs on a global basis.




USA Office/Sales/Customer Service

TECHLAB SYSTEMS S.L. - 1549 W. Ardmore Ave. Itasca- IL 60143 - USA (Phone: 630-595-8810 Fax: 630-595-5196)

EUROPEAN Office/Sales/Customer Service

TECHLAB SYSTEMS S.L. - C/ Txatxamendi Nº 10 - Polígono Industrial Nº110 - 20100 Lezo - SPAIN (Phone: +34 943 47 00 07)