Sofrigam brings end-to-end thinking to TCL 2017


Sofrigam brings end-to-end thinking to TCL 2017


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Press Release | Sofrigam S.A

JANUARY 24, 2017

Rueil-Malmaison, France: – Temperature-controlled logistics and pharmaceutical cold chain packaging specialist Sofrigam S.A., will use the Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe (TCL 2017) conference in London to present latest thinking on cool chain shipping and storage.

Sofrigam is once again a prominent sponsor of the event, which has become a centerpiece of the cool-chain logistics industry.

The company’s exhibition stand at Booths 39/40 at London ExCel, open on Tuesday January 31 and Wednesday February 1.

End to end logistics

The stand will feature Sofrigam’s recently introduced ‘collections’ of temperature-controlled packaging solutions, including the hi-tech iBox insulated shipping container and its ability to maintain product temperature perfectly at between +2 and +8°C.

“We see two core topics that need to be highlighted at TCL 2017,” said Mr. Gilles Labranque, Sofrigam CEO.

“One is undoubtedly the issue of end-to-end pharmaceutical logistics, or how to guarantee maintaining medicines at constant temperatures across the whole supply chain, especially when the logistical circuits are increasingly complex, with multiples pharmaceutical hubs and people involved in logistics,” he explained.

Focus on usage and reuse

“The other key topic for 2017 is reusing insulated packaging solutions, with growing environmental concerns forcing manufacturers in the sector to innovate in order to reduce environmental impact across the logistics chain,” said Labranque.

“Packaging solutions are becoming increasingly sophisticated, manufactured from increasingly resistant materials because the packaging solution must no longer only be considered in terms of use but in terms of usage. Reuse is one of the keys but still poses questions today: lack of standards governing the reuse of packaging, constraints on the management of the return circuit, problems with complex logistical circuits, etc. manufacturers of static refrigerated packaging solutions still have issues to address,” he added.

“These themes have always been at the heart of our expertise. We will be happy to discuss them with our visitors and present our innovative solutions with optimized and secure end-to-end logistics,” said Mr. Labranque.

About Sofrigam

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 TCL 2017

Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe is a major European event dedicated to the temperature-controlled logistics of biotechnology and pharmaceutical products. For 2017, the event moves to London for the first time.

The 16th annual conference, TCL 2017, is a four-day event, opening January 30 at the ExCel exhibition center in London Docklands, where it is expected to attract more than 500 delegates.

The conference will focus on the latest innovations in the pharmaceutical supply chain, featuring 60 expert speakers, 40 expert sessions and six topic streams. These include Cutting Costs, Operating in Emerging Markets, Reducing Supply Chain Risks, Regulation Compliance and Future Trends.

The co-located exhibition will feature 60 of the leading players in the industry, showcasing latest products and solutions.

The event is organized by IQPC. More information at: https://www.temperaturecontrolledlogistics.com

Media Contact

Laetitia Perche, Marketing Director, Sofrigam SA
Tel: +33 (0) 1 46 69 85 43
Email: laetitia.perche@sofrigam.com

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Supplier Information
Supplier: Sofrigam SA
Address: 212 avenue Paul Doumer, 92508 Rueil Malmaison, Cedex, France
Tel: +33 (1) 46 69 85 00
Fax: +33 (1) 47 25 98 44
Website: www.sofrigam.com


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