Dayton, Ohio USA, March 17, 2008: AcuTemp Thermal Systems, a manufacturer of high performance insulation and temperature sensitive packaging technology for the cold chain, has been selected by Solstice Neurosciences Inc., Malvern, Pennsylvania, USA, to supply a customized thermal box solution to meet the company’s cold chain shipping requirements. The new AcuTemp shipper was engineered and tested to precise specifications and will replace an existing shipper currently in use by Solstice.
AcuTemp worked closely with Solstice to develop the new passive box solution, accounting for customer- defined temperature and dimensional requirements, ease of pack-out, and duration of shipping cycle. The finished design meets the key specifications outlined by Solstice and delivers several benefits over the company’s existing solution.
“The new AcuTemp solution meets our shipping requirements and its performance was confirmed through extensive testing,” states Alison Becker, Director, Customer Relations and Information Management for Solstice. “The solution also provides us with a smaller and lighter weight box than we have used in the past, providing advantages in shipping and warehousing,” continues Becker.
AcuTemp designed the Solstice box solution utilizing the company’s proprietary ThermoCor® high performance insulation. With an R-value of 45 per inch of thickness, ThermoCor significantly out-performs other insulating materials such as expanded polystyrene or polyurethane. Additionally, ThermoCor components are environmentally-friendly, making the AcuTemp box 100% recyclable – a key element as companies such as Solstice seek solutions that not only meet their temperature requirements but also address environmental responsibility.
“AcuTemp’s thermal technology, their seasoned sales and engineering staff, and the company’s ISTA- certified in-house testing laboratory were key elements in providing us with an improved cold chain box solution for our products,” concludes Becker.
“AcuTemp Thermal Systems is delighted to have been chosen as Solstice’s supplier in providing a high performance temperature sensitive shipping container to assure that Solstice products are delivered to the end user at the right temperature,” states Vince Reidy, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for AcuTemp.
About AcuTemp Thermal Systems
AcuTemp Thermal Systems designs and manufactures reliable thermal management products used to maintain valuable temperature-sensitive payloads at The Right Temperature® during transit. By combining the company’s proprietary high performance ThermoCor® insulation with advanced engineering design, AcuTemp offers a range of solutions that integrate active and passive temperature control technologies for the cold chain, delivering the Peace of MindTM that customers require. Offerings range from small passive shipping boxes to large active pallet-size shipping containers equipped with sophisticated data-logging capabilities. The company also offers advanced thermal testing and package validation services in its ISTA-certifiedtesting laboratory. AcuTemp products are marketed directly and through a global network of distributors to businesses with temperature sensitive requirements in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, public health, defense and transportation/logistics markets. The company is privately held and is headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, USA. For more information, visit www.acutemp.com.
Posted on September 18, 2008
by Edwin Kalischnig