MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 20, 2015 – Pelican BioThermal™, a global leader providing the broadest and most innovative range of temperature controlled packaging solutions serving the life sciences industry, welcomed more than 50 guests to a grand opening event celebrating its East Coast service center on May 7th in Allentown, Pennsylvania. This facility complements the existing portfolio of facilities in Plymouth, Minnesota and the United Kingdom with expansion planned for Asia.
The newly finished office/warehouse space is 42,000 square feet and provides the ability to refurbish up to 400,000 shippers per year. Services offered include:
- Quality Inspections & Maintenance Recording
- Component Replacement
- Certified cleaning & UV decontamination technology
- Kitting and/or packaging
- Shipping, distribution and tracking
- Custom Reporting
The asset management capabilities complement a comprehensive suite of technologies, products and design/testing services available for the Crēdo™ shipper product line supported by Crēdo ProEnvision™, a custom designed track and trace software program.
“The new Allentown facility better serves our customers in the Northeast by providing local asset management support and services for their Crēdo™ and CoolPall™ products,” said David Williams, newly appointed President of Pelican BioThermal. “This is the newest development in an ever expanding worldwide service network supporting our global customers.”
Customers benefit from Pelican BioThermal’s extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability, consistency and protection duration is maintained throughout the product distribution cycle. The full suite of products and services offer longevity, reusability and sustainability for the safe transport of pharmaceuticals, tissue, diagnostics/clinical trials, vaccines and blood supplies.
Pelican Products, Inc. is a portfolio company of Behrman capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.
About Pelican BioThermal
Pelican BioThermal™ LLC (a division of Pelican Products, Inc.) offers the widest range of temperature controlled; thermally protect packaging and service solutions to the global life sciences industry. Their products ensure that delicate biological materials arrive intact and effective, despite exterior environments. Pelican BioThermal™ is dedicated to developing innovative products designed to fulfill the complex needs of the global life sciences industry. The company’s customers benefit from extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability is maintained throughout the distribution chain. They also offer a complete portfolio of services and software to support end-to-end temperature controlled packaging asset management. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli BioThermal™ Limited.
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