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Jan 25,2018

Preventing Freezing During Transit

 

A major topic of discussion in cold chain shipping this time of year is how to prevent items from freezing, rather than how to keep them cold. “Cold chain” as a term is a bit of a misnomer, as there is a wide array of temperature requirements that result in the need for temperature-controlled

Oct 25,2017

Developing a Custom Temperature Profile

When testing packages for temperature assurance performance in a laboratory setting, using temperature profiles helps represent the expected temperatures that packages will experience in the field. A temperature profile is a sequence of time and temperature steps that can be programmed into an

Aug 23,2017

Expediting Product-to-Market: Accelerated Aging

Determining a product’s lifecycle by estimating its shelf life is an important development step that needs to be analyzed prior to market launch. Shelf life is a natural process of an item’s decay over time. A simple way of examining shelf life is by placing the item in a controlled environment

Jul 19,2017

Cryopak Adds New Designs And Capabilities To CryoCube Portfolio

 

Edison, NJ (July 19, 2017) — Cryopak has announced the expansion of its CryoCube line of reusable temperature-controlled shipping systems for cold chain packaging, as well as the addition of thermal modeling technology capabilities. The full Cube line now provides four insulation categories to

May 25,2017

Seasonal vs. Universal Packouts: Pros and Cons

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

May 17,2017

Cryopak And Purolator Partner Up To Unify Packaging And Logistics

Montreal, QC (May 17th, 2017) – Cryopak is proud to announce its partnership with Purolator, a leading freight, package and logistics provider with one of the most extensive networks in Canada. The relationship will allow Cryopak to strengthen its reputation as an integrated, full-service supply

Mar 17,2017

Choosing The Best Real-Time Temperature Monitoring System

Regulatory requirements have evolved quickly in recent years. Most industries are now required by regulatory agencies to comply with strict quality standards. A common requirement is to monitor temperature and other environmental conditions at all times. Real-time monitoring can save your company

Feb 17,2017

Effectively Conditioning Bulk Refrigerants

When using passive temperature-controlled containers, it is necessary to pre-condition the components before packing. Generally, the components must be stabilized at specific temperatures. Typically, the outer containers and dunnage are held at room temperature. However, the refrigerants (such as

Feb 13,2017

Cryopak to Sponsor the 15th Cold Chain Temperature Management Summit

Jan 11,2017

Three-Step Approach to a Successful Temperature Mapping

Customers perform temperature mapping to generate the temperature profile of their facility. Inadequately controlled environments can lead to ineffective products or product loss.  Both Health Canada and the FDA require temperature mapping to comply with their regulations.