ALPS factory for design and manufacture of non-destructive leak testing equipment

ALPS Factory in Milwaukee, WI, USA

ALPS manufactures systems for non-destructive leak testing of containers and packages and is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.  Air Logic Power Systems (ALPS) was founded in 1974 and manufactured its first leak tester in 1978. The first high speed rotary system for non-destructive leak testing was supplied in 1985 for the rapidly expanding HDPE plastic container market. In the 1990s, ALPS developed its first electronic leak test circuit and began to focus on non-destructive leak testing for the packaging industry.

Growth into plastic container leak testing markets continued in the 2000s, especially for high speed PET container applications.  The ALPS NexGen Rotary container leak tester was developed for speeds up to the 1,200 BPM (72,000 BPH) range.  For lower speed non-destructive leak testing applications, ALPS developed new lines of high speed linear leak testers with fixed and moving test heads. ALPS currently supplies 10 of the Top 10 bottle blow molders in North America.

In 2000, ALPS joined the TASI Group of companies. This partnership has allowed ALPS to join a select group of other leak detection companies and widen our expertise in the industry. Because of this growing partnership ALPS has diversified into non-destructive leak testing of filled & sealed packages and additional empty container markets including metal and plastic cans and closures. For more information on the TASI Group of companies, please visit our TASI Group page.  Please Contact Us to discuss your leak testing equipment needs.

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ALPS Company Overview

Historical Performance

  • Air Logic Power Systems LLC (ALPS), founded in 1974, is the market leader in manufacturing on-line leak inspection equipment for empty plastic containers.

  • ALPS is a specialist. Container leak testing equipment is all that we do.

  • ALPS offers a full range of machines from single station linear units to 30-station rotaries.

  • ALPS has delivered more than 2,600 leak test machines with the current population of units testing more than 50 billion containers annually.

  • Market experience includes all plastic container sizes, shapes and materials. About half of the installed base is testing PET containers; the other half Polyolefins.

Plastic Types


 North American Presence

  • ALPS' headquarters is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

  • Sales, Service, Parts and Manufacturing in Milwaukee

  • ALPS has maintained a free 24-hour Service Hotline for 20+ years.

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