Category: Products and Technology

Shipping 800,000 Years of History…

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Shipping temperature sensitive items has always proven to be a tough thing to perfect.  There are so many variables: ambient temperature, shipping lanes, travel conditions, delays, and much more.  Now, imagine having to ship samples of ice cores drilled from the South Pole that can date back 800,000 years.  Those are the kinds of challenges faced by the scientists at the USGS National Ice Core Lab in Antarctica.

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ThermoSafe Awarded “Most Innovative New Cold Chain Technology” at CCGF 2016

Most Innovative New Cold Chain Technology of the Year

As the largest and most recognized annual industry event, the IQPC Cold Chain Global Forum looks to honor and celebrate innovative thought leading professionals and organization’s that have exceeded industry standards.  The Most Innovative New Cold Chain Technology of the Year award is a software, solution or platform that is breaking new ground in the temperature-controlled arena; offering new levels of supply chain visibility, improved product quality and compliance, and/or reduced costs and temperature excursions.

1st Place
Certis Platform of Universal Parcel Shippers

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Our Certis Platform of universal shippers are ideal for one-way shipments of temperature-sensitive products and utilizes the same universal pack-out configuration regardless of season for refrigerated, CRT and frozen solutions forboth 72 hour and 120 hour durations.  They’ve been designed to offer operational efficiency and ease of personnel training using ZERO Bench-Time® technology and same pack-out configuration across durations. These shippers optimize inventory and provide lowest total cost of ownership utilizing only 3 types of bricks and 8 shippers to create 24 shipping solutions across temperature ranges and duration.

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Runner Up
LD7 Quarter PMC Pallet Shipper

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The LD7 Quarter PMC passive pallet shipper delivers improved performance, driven by innovative new technology, and offers design simplicity. Patented unique “L” shaped insulation panels eliminate corner leaks and drastically reduce edge leaks through interlocking design.  In addition, the patented ConvecTECH™ dispersion panels promote natural convection and enable simple pack-out procedures.  These innovative new technologies have improved the thermal performance capabilities of a passive pallet shipper while drastically simplifying the pack-out procedures.  Furthermore, the LD7 Quarter PMC passive pallet shipper optimized the footprint within a wide-body aircraft further reducing costs.

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How Can I Simplify the Shipping Process for Temperature-Sensitive Pharmaceuticals and Biologics?

A new approach to one-way universal shipping has made it far more convenient to send temperature-sensitive healthcare packages.  Key changes in package design allow you to forget the pains of bench-time (or sweat time).  What’s more, SKU management is simplified with four payload sizes to choose from where each size makes use of the same components and the same pack out is used for both 3-day and 5-day shipments.

Watch this video to see how a few innovative changes in package design can radically improve your temperature-sensitive packaging operations.

Sonoco ThermoSafe Launches 3-Day and 5-Day Shipping Solutions for Temperature-Sensitive Pharmaceuticals and Biologics

New ZERO Bench-Time® shippers optimize inventory, provide lowest total cost of ownership

 

Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE:SON) and a leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, has launched a robust and efficient line of 3-Day and 5-Day temperature controlled packaging solutions for the distribution of pharmaceutical and biological products. The Certis platform provides solutions for products that need 2-8°C, 15-25°C and frozen temperature control. Each solution features a universal pack-out design for use in both hot and cold seasons while accommodating the demands of cross-hemispheric shipments.

“The Certis platform revolutionizes inventory management and reduces total cost of ownership by utilizing three types of refrigerants and eight shippers to create 24 shipping solutions,” said Vishal Khushalani, director of global marketing and business development, Sonoco ThermoSafe. “Our innovative designs ensure ease of personnel training by utilizing the same refrigerant pack-out for 3-Day or 5-Day shipments. Simply substitute the outer insulated shipper to alter the duration. Our unique ZERO Bench-Time® technology enables customers to immediately pack-out each solution, which significantly reduces assembly time and space requirements.”

Russell Grissett, vice president of Sonoco ThermoSafe, added, “As shipments of pharmaceuticals and biologics increase globally, we are proud to present an entire range of parcel shipping solutions that can maintain strict temperatures in excess of 120 hours. Innovations like the Certis Platform are focused on helping our customers simplify their operations while maintaining product efficacy across their global supply chain.”

The Certis Platform is designed to Sonoco ThermoSafe’s ISC regional and global temperature profiles for shipping in excess of 3-Days and 5-Days respectively. Solutions for 2-8°C, 15-25°C and frozen are available in payload sizes of 6L, 14L, 26L and 56L in both U.S. and European facilities.

Visit www.thermosafe.com/certisplatform to learn more.

Product Launch Sneak Preview – Certis® Platform

The Certis Platform of shippers are designed to offer operational efficiency and ease of personnel training using ZERO Bench-Time® technology and same pack-out configuration across durations.  These shippers optimize inventory and provide lowest total cost of ownership utilizing only 3 types of bricks and 8 shippers to create 24 shipping solutions across temperature ranges and duration.

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2 Durations: 3-DAY | 5-DAY
3 Temperatures: 2-8°C | 15-25°C | <-20°C
4 Payloads: 6L | 14L | 26L | 56L
24 SOLUTIONS
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Sonoco ThermoSafe Launches Revolutionary Design for Temperature-Sensitive Bulk Air Shipments

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New shipper optimizes cargo capacity, maximizes air freight savings for shipping biologics and pharmaceutical products

Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE:SON) and a leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, has launched one of its most innovative bulk temperature-controlled solutions to optimize air shipments of temperature-sensitive biologics and pharmaceutical products for durations exceeding five days. The new Quarter PMC pallet shipper platform maximizes the space on an LD7 PMC air pallet used in wide-body aircrafts. The platform includes solutions for 2-8°C, 15-25°C and frozen temperature ranges. Each solution has a universal pack-out design to be used in both hot and cold seasons while also accommodating the demands of cross-hemispheric shipments.

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Sonoco ThermoSafe Launches Reusable Container for Blood Transport & Storage

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Container will help hospitals and blood banks

Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE:SON) and a leading supplier of temperature assurance packaging, has launched a revolutionary new product for the transport and temporary storage of red blood cells and platelets.  Following years of end-user research, the innovative Via® Blood Transporter incorporates leading-edge technology in phase change and insulating material to ensure ultimate temperature protection, while its ergonomic features aid in the fast and efficient conveyance of blood when it matters most.

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Sonoco ThermoSafe Offers New Reusable Insulated Container

Optimizes storage and transportation of dry ice and perishable goods across global markets

Arlington Heights, Ill. – Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE:SON) and a leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, has launched a new reusable bulk insulated container featuring a 1,200 mm x 800 mm footprint and 440 liters of storage capacity for storing and distributing dry ice and perishable goods globally.

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