Sofrigam unveils cold chain packaging Collections
Press Release | Sofrigam S.A
MARCH 01, 2016
The new collections, which received their debut at the recent Cool Chain Logistics Europe summit in Frankfurt, are part of a series of Sofrigam advances for 2016, including a redesigned corporate identity.
Sofrigam 3M Policy
The keystone of the new cold chain shipping solutions is the Sofrigam ‘3M’ Policy that emphasizes:
- Maximized volume through closely observed configurations of shipping containers
- Minimized loading weight and transportation costs through precise calculation of cold source
- Minimized loading times enabled by inventive equipment configurations and design
The Sofrigam range of insulated packaging solutions is now grouped into three collections, ranging from best value for money to most advanced technology.
Initial Collection: best value for money
The Initial Collection range of value for money solutions, exemplified by the recently introduced Sofribox, emphasizes effectiveness in maintaining controlled temperature across the whole payload and minimized Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
The Initial Collection observes air and road logistics standards in terms of volume, performance and pre-qualifications and is designed according to Sofrigam 3M guidelines.
Elite Collection: ultra-secure insulated packaging solutions
The Elite Collection offers ultimate security and peace of mind, with solutions that maintain completely stable internal temperatures for up to 240 hours: between three and five times longer than traditional insulated packaging.
The collection offers the most secure temperature-controlled packaging solutions on the market, exemplified by Sofribox containers incorporating vacuum insulated panel (VIP) technology.
Connected 2.0 Collection: real time tracking of heat-sensitive products
The Connected 2.0 Collection is designed to meet emerging pharma and biotech industry requirements for guaranteed complete real-time temperature control during end-to-end transportation of sensitive products, harnessing Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.
Originating for the Sofrigam R&D laboratories, the Connected 2.0 Collection offers a high performance concentrated cooling solutions harnessing advances in data networking, materials and automation. The collection is spearheaded by Sofrigam’s flagship iBox connected and auto-regulated cold chain shipping container.
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.
Laetitia Perche, Marketing Director, Sofrigam SA
Tel: +33 (0) 1 46 69 85 43