BRUSSELS, 8 February 2021
Cold Chain Technologies, Sonoco ThermoSafe and Tower Cold Chain Solutions join Pharma.Aero as new Associate Partners
In achieving excellence in reliable end-to-end air transportation for pharma shippers, innovative and sustainable cold chain packaging solutions is integral. Pharma.Aero is excited to announce three cold chain packaging specialists as new Associate Partners.
“The market knowledge and expertise of our three new Associate Partners in terms of their cold chain packaging solutions, service and product offerings will strengthen the entire Pharma.Aero family and further enhance our thought leadership in the pharmaceutical supply chain management,” said Nathan De Valck, Chairman of Pharma.Aero.
Niall Balfour, CEO of TOWER Cold Chain Solutions added, “TOWER are globally recognised as being one of the most innovative providers of reusable cold chain packaging solutions to the Pharmaceutical industry. We are therefore delighted to be accepted as a member of Pharma.Aero which will allow us to further enhance our relationships and collaborate with some of the largest providers within this market.”
“We are pleased to join the Pharma.Aero collaborative community,” said Ron Haub, Segment Director at Sonoco ThermoSafe. “Together with the other key stakeholders in the air cargo supply chain, we look forward to contributing our longstanding technical depth in temperature-controlled packaging to further drive continuous improvement in the pharmaceutical and life sciences air transport ecosystem”
Kristian Williams, Regional Sales Director of EMEA at Cold Chain Technologies cited, “As a global leader in the development and delivery of cost-effective insulated thermal packaging solutions, it is imperative that we strive to achieve excellence throughout the temperature-controlled supply chain. Joining Pharma.Aero gives us the platform to effectively collaborate with partners and stakeholders to ensure we continue to meet the specific requirements for transporting lifesaving temperature sensitive products to patients across the globe. The platform for collaboration that is available to the Pharma.Aero members will support the innovation and growth goals that we have within Europe and Globally.”
Pharma.Aero, a non-profit organization with its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, aims to achieve excellence in reliable end-to-end air transportation for Life Science and Medtech shippers, by fostering collaboration between CEIV certified airport communities dedicated in developing and pioneering when it comes to handling, storage and air transportation of pharmaceuticals.
Pharma.Aero brings added value for the shipper by placing them as strategic priorities of Pharma.Aero, providing insights into the capabilities of the air cargo industry, as well as facilitating direct collaboration with the different air cargo stakeholders in the supply chain. Together, the organisation focuses on collaborative and continuous improvement of the Life Science and Medtech air cargo supply chain.
Pharma.Aero is an organisation that is proud to walk the talk. Jointly with our members, we co-ideate and co-develop projects that focus on end-to-end supply chain visibility solutions and address air transportation issues and challenges faced by the Life Science and Medtech industry. Since its inception in 2016, Pharma.Aero initiated and completed 6 projects. Consequently, technical papers for our members and white papers for the entire industry were published.
For further contact
Frank Van Gelder, Secretary General