Pelican BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, announces the opening of a new network station and service center in Dublin, Ireland to service, refurbish, repair and condition Pelican BioThermal’s reusable Cr?do on Demand shippers. This new facility puts Pelican BioThermal on track to realize its plan to exceed 100 network stations and drop points for its rental program in 2019.
The Dublin facility is focused on Pelican BioThermal’s Cr?do on Demand program, which provides a high performance, flexible rental option for temperature controlled containers such as Cr?do Cargo, Cr?do™ Xtreme and Cr?do™ Cube. The Cr?do on Demand rental program allows organizations to choose the shipper application that best fits their company’s requirements, logistics profile and budget.
The new Dublin network station and service center is strategically located in Harristown, next to Dublin Airport, and is ideally located to serve the ever-growing pharma industry in Ireland, which is home to some of the world’s leading biotech and pharma companies.
All of the world’s top 10 biopharmaceutical companies and 14 of the world’s top 15 medical technology companies have operations in Ireland according to IDA Ireland (Investment Development Agency), which highlighted how 75 pharmaceutical companies operate in the country where the biopharmaceutical industry has made a capital investment of approximately $10 billion in new facilities during recent years. IDA Ireland added this represents close to the biggest wave of investment in new biotech facilities anywhere in the world. and how Ireland’s pharma, bio and chemistry produce amounts to €39 billion in annual exports.
Dublin is a key hub of manufacturing and distribution for the pharma industry and Ireland is home to some of the largest pharmaceutical and healthcare companies in the world including Lilly, Pfizer, Sanofi, Amgen, Allergan, Alexion, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck and Pramerica.
“Dublin is a key logistics location hub and Ireland’s life sciences sector and bio-pharmaceutical industry is increasing at a rapid rate,” said Dominic Hyde, Pelican BioThermal’s vice president of Cr?do™ on Demand. “As we continue to expand our Cr?do on Demand rental program, the Dublin network station and service center puts customers in closer proximity to more convenient and flexible shipping options.”
The Dublin network station and service center is being staffed by a team of Pelican BioThermal experts to mirror the superior service levels provided at the company’s growing number of network stations and service centers around the globe.
Pelican BioThermal is a division of Pelican Products, Inc., which is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.
About Pelican Products
Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance protective cases, temperature controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 21 countries, with 22 international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities around the globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli Products, S.LU. For more information, visit www.pelican.com or www.behrmancap.com
About Pelican BioThermal
Pelican BioThermal LLC offers the widest range of thermally protected, temperature-controlled packaging and service solutions to the global life sciences industry. The company’s products ensure that delicate biological materials arrive intact and effective, despite exterior environments. Pelican BioThermal is dedicated to developing innovative products designed to fulfill the complex needs of the global life sciences industry. The company’s efforts have received recognition including the U.S. Army’s Greatest Inventions and the Made in Minnesota Manufacturing award for supply chain innovators. The company’s customers benefit from its extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability is maintained throughout the distribution chain. The company also offers a complete portfolio of services and software to support end-to-end temperature-controlled packaging asset management. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli BioThermal Limited. For more information, visit pelicanbiothermal.com