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Pelican BioThermal expands US manufacturing

Pelican BioThermal expands US manufacturing

Minneapolois, US: Pelican BioThermal has expanded manufacturing capability in the US to support production of single-use temperature-controlled shippers.

Producing inventory in their Minnesota factory means single-use products will be available sooner, in greater quantities and in a variety of sizes for North and South American clients, the company says.

Pelican BioThermal has expanded manufacturing capability in the US to support production of single-use temperature-controlled shippers

Pelican BioThermal has expanded manufacturing capability in the US to support production of single-use temperature-controlled shippers

“As our business continues to develop globally with new offices and service centers around the world, we are equally excited to bring additional manufacturing capabilities to Pelican Bio Thermal’s headquarters in Plymouth,” said David Williams, president, Pelican BioThermal.

“Adding single-use shipper production in the US maximizes our flexibility in meeting our customers’ diverse needs.”

The Minnesota site will produce the same single-use products currently being manufactured exclusively in the United Kingdom, using the same designs and machinery for global uniformity of shippers delivered, regardless of production source. This new manufacturing facility expands production of CoolPall Vertos, Chronos Advance, and Chronos Express shippers, including all components such as outer corrugate, insulating foam and coolant Bricss.

The expansion will create an 8% growth in manufacturing personnel by the end of 2016. Furthermore, the addition represents a significant investment in machinery and equipment, as well as an addition of over 14,000 square feet – an increase of 20 percent production and warehouse space.