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Education and Training

As the Temperature Controlled Packaging industry continues to grow, Sonoco ThermoSafe is at the forefront of developments to ensure the safe and efficient delivery of temperature sensitive products. For the last several decades, Sonoco ThermoSafe’s ISC Labs’ have been providing training and education to help our customers learn about the best solution to ship their temperature-sensitive products. To expand the knowledge of our customers and partners in the temperature assurance packaging realm, we are pleased to offer two initiatives: TAP Certification and the Temperature Assurance Knowledge Series. Because at Sonoco ThermoSafe, we believe Every Degree Matters.

Sonoco ThermoSafe is excited to announce the dates for our next Leading Minds Seminar, co-hosted with ELPRO. Join us in Blue Bell, PA (just outside Philadelphia) to collaborate with your fellow supply chain, logistics, quality and packaging professionals. The Leading Minds Seminar brings together serious-minded practitioners to solve very real, very challenging hurdles in the pharmaceutical cold chain. The 2020 program is currently in the works. Be sure to check back in the coming weeks for updates.

TAP Certification

Sonoco ThermoSafe launched the industry’s first academic offering to train and certify temperature assurance packaging professionals. The TAP certification program was developed by Sonoco ThermoSafe’s ISCLabs in partnership with The Packaging School; Dr. R. Andrew Hurley, assistant professor of packaging science at Clemson University; and an advisory panel of pharmaceutical manufacturers, wholesalers, logistics providers and industry experts. The TAP program shares decades’ worth of collective knowledge in design, development and qualification of temperature controlled packaging. TAP certification also covers temperature monitoring, global regulations, distribution considerations of temperature sensitive products, and more.

Based on customer feedback, two levels of certification courses are available. The first level, the self-paced, online Fundamentals Course, offers participants a systematic approach to foundational understanding of temperature assurance packaging.

The second level, the Professional Course, is a one-day, live training conducted by university professors, laboratory engineers and industry experts with hands-on instruction and interactive activities. The Professional Course coaches participants through the entire life-cycle of developing a Temperature Assurance Package including considerations for regulations, transportation/logistics, ambient profiles, operations, and packaging design. The Professional Course also includes access to the Fundamentals Course. All participants completing courses will be awarded a Certificate of Completion. Learn More

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TAP Webinars

Because Every Degree Matters®

Sonoco ThermoSafe’s all new Temperature Assurance Knowledge Series features educational webinars exploring issues related to choosing the best temperature assured packaging for your product. We’re pleased to collaborate with industry experts to discuss a variety of topics each month, from phase change materials to active vs. passive solutions. Don’t miss your opportunity to be among the first to join this complimentary series!

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