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Dec 7, 2016

How Stable is Your Primary Packaging?

Dec 7, 2016|

Set procedures for the testing sequences of distribution test cycles are available through standards organizations such as ASTM and ISTA, but the acceptance criteria can be more difficult to define. As in any design, the requirements for this acceptance criteria need to be set forth by the end user. Simply specifying that the package does [...]

Nov 8, 2016

The Problem with Chemical-Based Temperature Indicators

Nov 8, 2016|

Despite advances in technology, chemical-based temperature indicators are still widely used across the pharmaceutical sector - and while the price of the indicators may well be tempting, the risk you expose yourself to by using them is high. How they work Chemical-based indicators normally have one threshold, and they will tell you if your shipment [...]

Oct 11, 2016

Evaluating Reuse of Cold Chain Packages

Oct 11, 2016|

Corporations have a responsibility to minimize their impact on the environment, and cold chain packaging is one area where this can particularly be of interest. There are many ways to reduce cold chain packaging waste. Examples include optimizing designs to use less insulation and refrigerants, or using bulk shipping containers that decrease the number of [...]

Sep 15, 2016

Cryopak to Exhibit at 14th Cold Chain Global Forum

Sep 15, 2016|

Cryopak is proud to sponsor the 14th annual Cold Chain Global Forum. On Tuesday September 27th, we will be hosting a facility tour of our newest acquisition, LaunchWorks Manufacturing Lab featuring speakers from Cryopak, DDL and LaunchWorks ML. Also, be sure to come visit Cryopak at Booth #318 in the Expo Hall on Wednesday September [...]

Sep 12, 2016

Seasonal vs. Universal Packouts: Pros and Cons

Sep 12, 2016|

Before designing or choosing an off-the-shelf temperature-controlled shipping solution, one needs to consider whether to use a seasonal or universal packout. This decision can be easily overlooked, yet can drastically change the direct cost, weight and size of the packout, as well as the freight cost. A seasonal packout is a thermal package that has [...]

Aug 22, 2016

Cryopak.com Now Available in Spanish

Aug 22, 2016|

To better serve customers in Mexico and our Central and South American markets, Cryopak is pleased to announce that Cryopak.com can now be accessed in Spanish. Click on the link at the top of our homepage, or go directly to www.cryopak.com/es. We look forward to increasing our presence as a cold chain resource for Latin [...]

Aug 18, 2016

Cryopak Introduces the First in New Line of Shipping Kits for Class 6.2 Infectious Substances

Aug 18, 2016|

Edison, NJ (August 18, 2016) — Cryopak, a global leader in temperature-controlled packaging, announces the release of its newest shipping system, the STS Cat B. This robust shipper safely transports infectious substances under Class 6.2, Category B, and complies with IATA, DOT, TDGR and ICAO regulations. With over 25 years of experience in developing protective [...]

Aug 8, 2016

The Readable Display Advantage

Aug 8, 2016|

During cold chain shipping, using a temperature monitor inside a package to confirm that the shipment stayed within the desired temperature range has become common practice. These monitors can greatly vary in specs, and it can be difficult to decide which features are worth the investment. The main reason to have the monitor is for [...]

Jul 11, 2016

TCP Reliable Acquires LaunchWorks Manufacturing Lab

Jul 11, 2016|

Edison, NJ, July 11, 2016 – TCP/Cryopak purchased the assets of contract manufacturing organization LaunchWorks Manufacturing Lab from ArcherDX, Inc., based in Boulder, Colorado. LaunchWorks’ operations will remain at their current location in Beverly, Massachusetts. “The LaunchWorks team has built a stellar reputation for high quality manufacturing of Next Generation Sequencing reagents and test kits. [...]

Jul 6, 2016

Overcoming Challenges in Bulk Pallet Cold Chain Shipping

Jul 6, 2016|

As a cold chain comes together, steps might be encountered where it makes more sense to move temperature-sensitive materials in bulk quantities, rather than pack several small parcels. These steps can occur during manufacturing or fulfillment. It is also common to transfer materials between plants or distribution centers in single or multiple pallet quantities. When [...]