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.

“Our latest bulk insulated container uses advanced technologies in foam adhesion and sidewall construction design, yielding a significant improvement in prolonging dry ice sublimation.  Additionally, our innovative lid seal and gasket design greatly minimize moisture infiltration, yielding dry ice pellets of superior quality,” said Joe Laxamana, general manager of Sonoco ThermoSafe’s reusable bulk insulated container business.

Niall Lehane, general manager for Sonoco ThermoSafe – Europe/Asia, added, “The 1,200 mm x 800 mm footprint of the new container allows for better cube utilization of trucks in a variety of global regions.  With a 440-liter storage capacity, our new container maximizes storage for both European and UK dry ice blocks.”

The optimal footprint and internal cube utilization, along with the improved dry ice sublimation performance, provide a reusable storage and distribution container that reduces operating cost of ownership, maximizes return on investment and preserves the quality of dry ice and perishable goods.

This container is the latest addition to ThermoSafe’s reusable bulk insulated container product line, which ranges from 113 to 2,095 liters (4 to 74 cubic feet) of storage capacity.  For more information regarding Sonoco ThermoSafe’s reusable bulk insulated containers, visit thermosafe.com, or call +1 800-526-3244 (Americas) or +353 2255112 (Europe).

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