Pelican BioThermal Recognized as 2018 Made in Minnesota Supply Chain Innovator

Pelican BioThermal Recognized as 2018 Made in Minnesota Supply Chain Innovator

2018 Made in Minnesota Supply Chain Innovator Award


Plymouth-based temperature-controlled packaging manufacturer awarded for Crēdo™ On Demand international rental network

PLYMOUTH, Minn – October 3, 2018 – Pelican BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, was recognized as Supply Chain Innovator at the 2018 "Made in Minnesota Manufacturing Awards" by Minnesota Business magazine.

Presented on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at the Machine Shop event space in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the award recognizes leaders and the innovation and ingenuity of the state’s manufacturing businesses. Award nominations were evaluated by a nine-judge panel of local manufacturing leaders.

"Minnesota has been a hub of biopharma development for decades, and we have worked hard to match the pace of innovation," says David Williams, president of Pelican BioThermal. "We are grateful to be recognized for the hard work our team has performed to drive innovation in the transportation of the latest generation of medical treatments and blood products. At nearly 80 drop-points and network stations across the world, our Crēdo™ On Demand program is the culmination of years of hard work by our Minnesota engineers and logistics professionals."

Pelican BioThermal is a global leader in providing the life sciences industry with the most comprehensive suite of patented and award-winning thermal protection packaging solutions for the safe transport of pharmaceuticals, clinical trials, diagnostics, tissue, vaccines and blood supplies. This award comes on the heels of its European office, Peli BioThermal, receiving its second successive Queen’s Award for Enterprise, the United Kingdom’s most distinguished business award. Additionally, Pelican BioThermal has announced new network locations in Indianapolis, Indiana, Frankfurt, Germany and Sao Paulo, Brazil as well as key hires to further grow its international footprint.

To learn more about Pelican BioThermal’s wide range of single and reusable temperature-controlled shipping products and offerings, visit

Pelican BioThermal is a division of Pelican Products, Inc., which is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.


About Pelican Products

Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance protective cases, temperature controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 21 countries, with 22 international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities around the globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli Products, S.LU. For more information, visit or

About Pelican BioThermal

Pelican BioThermal LLC offers the widest range of thermally protected, temperature controlled packaging and service solutions to the global life sciences industry. The company’s 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 its extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability is maintained throughout the distribution chain. The company also offers 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. For more information, visit

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