PLYMOUTH, MN — May 6, 2014 – Minnesota Thermal Science (MTS) - a Pelican BioPharma Company, and an industry leader in global temperature-controlled packaging solutions announced today they were one of eleven companies to receive a 2013 Global Supplier Award from Eli Lilly and Company. The Annual Lilly Global Supplier Award is to recognize suppliers who provided significant business contribution to Lilly’s global objectives to Deliver Strong Business Results; Bold Leadership; and Speed Innovation – creating a competitive edge in their market. “Working with Eli Lilly and Company has been extremely gratifying”, stated Tom Anderson, MTS’ Senior Vice President, upon acceptance of this prestigious award on April 30, 2014, along with David Hamlin, a MTS Senior Account Executive. Anderson goes on to add, “Lilly and MTS worked in partnership to meet each of Lilly’s global objectives and very much look forward to continuing this rewarding relationship between two industry leaders.” Minnesota Thermal Science delivers global temperature-controlled packaging solutions that reduce payload risk, distribution costs and environmental impact by optimizing the use of patented, high-performance reusable and disposable thermally protected shipping containers. MTS offers a comprehensive range of Credo services and software solutions that uniquely support a complete lifecycle asset management distribution model. “Receiving this award underscores our commitment to understanding our customers’ initiatives and implementing innovative solutions and services that exceed their goals. It is reflective of the collaborative partnership established between both organizations and a commitment to excellence.” said Lyndon Faulkner, President and CEO of Pelican Products Inc., the parent company of MTS. Pelican Products, Inc. is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco. About Pelican Products, Inc. Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in design and manufacture of both high-performance case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems. 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 19 countries, with 28 offices and seven manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit www.pelican.com/biopharma or www.behrmancap.com. About Minnesota Thermal Science (MTS) Minnesota Thermal Science is a global cold chain logistics leader, providing patented and award winning temperature controlled packaging solutions. MTS provides advanced technology in thermal protection packaging solutions for the safe transport of pharmaceuticals, tissue, biologics, diagnostics and blood. For more information, visit www.mnthermalscience.com. # # # All trademarks and logos displayed herein are registered and unregistered trademarks of Pelican Products, Inc., its subsidiaries and /or affiliates. Corporate Media Contact: Kathie Blumer, Marketing Communications 763-412-4803 email@example.com
MN THERMAL SCIENCE ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF CREDO PRO ENVISION - THE NEXT GENERATION IN LIFE CYCLE ASSET MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE PLYMOUTH, MN - April 8, 2014 - Minnesota Thermal Science (MTS) - a Pelican BioPharma Company, the industry leader in global temperature-controlled packaging solutions, announces the release of its new Credo ProEnvision Asset Management Software application as part of its Credo ProAM Suite of solutions. Credo ProEnvision provides customers with an enhanced closed loop cold chain logistics tool that tracks and traces valuable thermally protected Credo reusable shippers throughout the distribution channel both domestically and internationally. Cloud-based Asset Management Software "Credo ProEnvision takes asset management and tracking individual shipments through the entire transportation cycle to the next level by enabling tracking and tracing (location and temperature) of valuable assets through the integration and collaboration with major third party carrier management systems," states Kevin Lawler, V.P. Sales & Marketing, adding "This cloud-based software application was developed to minimize our customer's cost per use while maximizing their return on investment." This revolutionary software program offers an unprecedented "window to the world" enabling Credo assets to be managed, tracked, inventoried and reallocated globally. Additional features include: • Client-branded Executive Dashboard Reporting • Highly accountable Credo KPI reporting - average usages, shipped vs. received, return rates, turnaround behavior • Client-defined and customizable asset management life cycle online system • Enhanced navigation - a more intuitive and user-friendly experience • Credo shipper component recommended replacement dates and lot management capabilities For more information on Credo ProEnvision and all of MTS' temperature-control packaging product, service and asset management solutions. About MN THERMAL SCIENCE (MTS) Minnesota Thermal Science is a globally recognized global temperature-controlled packaging industry leader providing a comprehensive range of advanced Credo product, service and software technology solutions for thermally protected container transport that meet the global distribution needs of their pharmaceutical, tissue, diagnostics/biologics, clinical trial and blood supply customers. At the cornerstone is the patented Original Golden Hour Technology, winner of the U.S. Army's Greatest Invention, which protects critical payloads at precisely defined temperatures and duration ranges (up to 7 days).
February 2014 - MN Thermal Science is strongly committed to reducing the environmental impact of its components throughout and beyond their functional life cycle. MTS is pleased to now offer its customers the ability to send retired shippers back to our manufacturing facility in Plymouth, MN, USA where they will be dismantled, sorted and materials recycled. For more information please call 877.537.9800.
TORRANCE, CA - February 3, 2014 - Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting, today announced the acquisition of UK based Cool Logistics, provider of temperature-controlled packaging solutions. Cool Logistics will merge with previously acquired Minnesota Thermal Science under the Pelican BioPharma division. The combined companies will offer the largest global footprint in the industry with local sales, distribution and customer service support. Specializing in the design, test and qualification of temperature controlled packaging solutions, Cool Logistics is dedicated to fulfilling the complex needs of the global healthcare industry. Customers benefit from their extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability is maintained throughout the distribution chain. Diverse industry needs are recognized and the challenges that different geographical regions present are taken into account. Product range includes everything from dry-ice shippers, chilled and room temperature solutions around the SHERPA™ brand of products, the soon to be released CHRONOS™ Advance high performance range and bulk freight forwarding solutions leveraging the COOLPALL™ brand. Off-the-shelf solutions, customized designs and third party solutions NANOCOOL™ (utilizing advanced push button evaporative cooling technology) and SILVERSKIN™ (Thermal covers) are also available, as well as a variety of sizes from small mailers to pallet accepting shippers. “Cool Logistics’ presence in countries such as the UK, India, Singapore and Australia will allow us to better service international markets, bringing critical solutions to our global customers,” said Lyndon Faulkner, President and CEO of Pelican Products, Inc. “With this acquisition and the recent integration of Minnesota Thermal Science, we’re now positioned to provide customers with the industry’s widest range of packaging solutions leveraging a variety of technologies.” The Pelican BioPharma™ line offers a full suite of products and services designed with longevity, reusability and sustainability in mind, providing the safe transport of pharmaceuticals, tissue, diagnostics/clinical trials and blood supplies. Products include the reusable CREDO CUBE®, which protects payload contents at defined temperatures longer than any other passive thermal shipper. Additionally, the CREDO XTREME® full pallet which holds 890 liters and the half pallet which holds 406 liters, each provide 35% more payload space than the closest competitor. Recent developments include the extension of the CREDO DURACUBE® family of products and the introduction of the CREDO PROMED™ product line, extension of service centers around the world, and the release of the next generation of its asset management software. “Cool Logistics and Minnesota Thermal Science fostered a successful relationship over the past several years,” said Kevin Valentine, Strategic Development Director and Co-Founder of Cool Logistics. “We’re well prepped for this next phase of expansion as a Pelican BioPharma company and look forward to continuing our lead in innovative technology and exceptional service levels.” Pelican Products, Inc. is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco. # # # About Pelican Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in design and manufacture of both high-performance case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems. 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 19 countries, with 26 offices and five manufacturing facilities across the globe. Peli Products, S.L.U. is the European arm of Pelican Products, Inc. For more information, visit www.pelican.com/biopharma or www.behrmancap.com. About Cool Logistics Cool Logistics specialises in the supply, design, test and qualification of temperature controlled packaging solutions and is dedicated to meeting the complex needs of the global Healthcare Industry. The company has a wide range of standard products coupled with strong capabilities in the testing and qualifying of temperature control packaging systems to international pharmaceutical reg ulatory standards, creating cost effective supply chain solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical industry. Founded in 2000 with headquarters situated in the UK, the company has developed a strong reputation for providing its clients with quality cost effective packaging systems which they are able to supply globally through an extensive international network of partnerships and manufacturing locations. For more information visit www.cool-logistics.com. About Behrman Capital Based in New York City and San Francisco, Behrman Capital was founded in 1991 by Grant G. and Darryl G. Behrman. The firm invests in management buyouts, leveraged buildups and recapitalizations of established growth businesses. The company's investments are primarily focused in five industries: health care, specialty manufacturing, business to business outsourcing, defense and information technology. The firm has raised five funds with a combined capital base in excess of $3.0 billion. For more information, please visit www.behrmancap.com. Trademarks and logos displayed herein are registered and unregistered trademarks of Pelican Products, Inc., its subsidiaries and /or affiliates.
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