Cold Chain Process

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September 21, 2011 - Cold Chain Design for Frozen Products
More and more pharmaceutical companies are losing favor with dry ice as a refrigerant. Find out the key to designing a successful cold chain packing configuration for frozen products. An article exclusive to by Scott Dyvig.

June 25, 2011 - An Introduction to Cold Chain Regulations, Guidances and Standards
This article will attempt to provide a brief summary of the various documents and organizations that are shaping the cold chain industry. An article exclusive to by Jeff Wodrich.

March 31, 2011 - Design Considerations for Dry Ice Shippers
Shipping temperature-sensitive products using dry ice can seem deceptively simple. An article exclusive to by Scott Dyvig.


April 25, 2011 - Study: Specialty Distributors Save Billions of Dollars in Healthcare Cost

April 7, 2011 - Cheese maker warms to road-rail cool-chain

The Cold Hard Facts


New! Cold Chain Terminology
New! Cold Chain Standards
Refrigerants - gel packs, gel bricks, dry ice, wet ice and more
Shipping Containers - includes EPS, PUR, VIP, and Active
Thermal Testing - discusses strategies, costs, outcomes, certified labs and more
Ambient Profiles - includes durations, temperatures, types, examples, development, tracking and more


Consulting and Design
In-transit Monitoring/Dataloggers
Insulated Containers/Active Systems
Refrigerants/Phase Change Materials
Refrigerated Trucking/Logistics
Thermal and Distribution Testing


Cool Chain Europe 2012
Jan 30-Feb 1 Basel, Switzerland

Daily Chain

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