Download this free, 130-page Package Development Playbook jam-packed with strategies for success, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid.  Learn more »»
This content was submitted directly to this Web site by the supplier.
Article |

Frozen packaging solutions

Newest addition to the line of frozen shipping solutions focuses on substantially reducing the amount of dry ice required for shipping.
FILED IN:  Package design  > Structural
AcuTemp Thermal Systems' expanded frozen solution offering is comprised of 27 payload sizes, with durations that range from 24 to 192 hours. The AcuTemp design allows for a significant reduction in the amount of dry ice needed. Thermal testing has shown that for the same payload and duration, there is an average reduction of up to 88% over EPS and a 67% reduction over PUR. This results in substantial supply chain savings.

There are many challenges associated with dry ice including handling, cost, and availability.  Many airlines and forwarders are increasing the overall freight capacity but decreasing dry ice capacity, increasing the possibility of dry ice shipments being "bumped".  However, shippers of frozen products want the consistency they receive with dry ice and there is nothing better than being able to provide the performance of dry ice required by shippers and offering solutions that reduce total systemic costs, but doing so in a way that results in a better solution.

ADVERTISEMENT
These significant dry ice reductions are possible because AcuTemp packaging utilizes ThermoCor® vacuum insulation in a patented molded design that results in less dry ice, smaller packaging size, longer hold times, larger payloads and superior temperature control, resulting in lower overall costs. In addition to thermal efficiency, the lightweight and less bulky features of ThermoCor allow for a high degree of design flexibility.

E-BOOK SPECIAL REPORT
42 Best Package Designs: 2014 edition
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book consisting of our editors' picks of most notable package designs. Updated for 2014!
x

 

Newsletters
Don’t miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
GENERAL INTEREST

New Issue Alert

Packaging World Magazine

eClip

Breaking packaging news

Packaging Insights

Pertinent packaging issues

PACKAGE DESIGN/
DEVELOPMENT

Greener Package

Sustainable packaging

Shelf Impact

Package design strategies

Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.

 

indicates a sponsored article that was submitted directly to this web site by the supplier, and was not handled by the PW editorial staff. Packaging World may share your contact information with our sponsors, as detailed in our Privacy Policy. Packaging World will not share your information with a sponsor whose content you have not reviewed.