Sofrigam bringing new temperature-controlled service offers to TCL 18 in London
Press Release | Sofrigam S.A
JANUARY 15, 2018
Rueil Malmaison, France: – Temperature-controlled logistics and pharmaceutical cold chain packaging specialist Sofrigam S.A. is headed for the 16th annual Temperature Controlled Logistics conference (TCL 18) with and expanded and more sophisticated portfolio of cold chain and cool chain storage, shipping and distribution solutions.
Once again, Sofrigam is a co-sponsor of the TCL conference and a prominent exhibitor.
The Sofrigam display at Booth 40 of the exhibition area at Twickenham Stadium will feature delivery cartons, patient centric bags and pouches and data-enabled intelligent solutions as part of its new streamed “Collections” packaging ranges.
In particular, Sofrigam will showcase its cooling bags and pouches specially designed to fit the ‘last mile’ distribution needs of pharmacies and end-user needs of diabetic and other patients.
The Sofrigam team at TCL18 will be led by Sales Manager Alain Schuerwegen and will include Peter Buchanan, who is joining the company as key account manager for the UK.
“We are proud to sponsor the TCL conference, which gives us an important annual opportunity to network with our customer and partner base across Europe,” commented Mr. Schuerwegen.
“This is also a great platform to communicate our global vision of a temperature controlled logistics environment that is becoming increasingly interconnected and interdependent, with rising demand for ever more intelligent and specialized solutions,” he explained.
“So while tangible products remain the core of our offer, with plenty of opportunities for visitors to our stand to sample individual cartons, bags and pouches, we will also be featuring an increasingly diverse and sophisticated range of Sofrigam services,” Mr Schuerwegen declared.
Sofrigam will show how Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and specific health tools are becoming increasingly interconnected in healthcare delivery, with growing focus on harnessing data-enabled solutions for security and traceability of shipment.
Accordingly, Sofrigam has recently developed a range of ‘intelligent‘cold chain containers, such as iBox, also be on show in London
French-based Sofrigam S.A. designs and manufactures cool chain pharmaceutical shipping solutions and insulated boxes for the life sciences industries as well as for distribution and logistics companies.
The company was founded in 1979 by an industrial pharmacist and initially developed eutectic painkillers before specializing in the design and manufacture of insulated and refrigerated packaging, including pre-qualified insulated shipping and temperature management solutions. The company is headquartered in Ile-de-France with a production site at Arras.
Sofrigam offer solutions for the cold chain logistic problems experienced by the pharmaceutical industry. It offers a range of standard and made-to-measure thermal packaging products as well as customized services designed to achieve secure, cost effective and ecological cold chain logistics.
Sofrigam has become one of Europe’s leading cold chain specialists, sharing its expertise via seminars, publications and R&D collaborations. It also offers customized products and services designed to achieve cold logistics that are secure, cost-effective and comprehensively compliant.
Sofrigam partners with Ater Métrologie, a French-based ISTA and ISO 9001 certified laboratory that specializes in testing, validating and pre-qualifying temperature-controlled packaging and cooling systems. The laboratory carries out some 2,000 tests each year.
About Temperature Controlled Logistics 2018
The annual Temperature Controlled Logistics (TCL) conference is Europe’s premier pharma supply chain forum, focused on extending the knowledge and expertise of pharma logistics leaders and professionals.
Since 2002, the conference has been held every January in the UK and currently attracts more than 400 senior supply chain, logistics, storage, regulation and quality delegates from all over Europe.
TCL 2018 is a four-day event opening January 28 at the RFU Rugby Stadium in Twickenham, southwest London. The 2018 conference will feature some 60 expert speakers across 40 sessions, within three streams that focus on Pre-Transportation, Transportation and Last Mile Distribution. The co located exhibition will feature more than 60.
The event is organized by IQPC. More information at: www.coldchainglobalforum.com
Laetitia Perche, Marketing Director, Sofrigam SA
Tel: +33 (0) 1 46 69 85 43