Cryopak opens new manufacturing facility and expands operations in Greater Montréal

Montréal, September 22, 2015 – Cryopak, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of temperature controlled packaging, is pleased to announce the expansion of its Greater Montréal operations with the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Anjou. Supported by Investissement Québec and Montréal International, the New Jersey-based company plans to develop its expertise and improve its service offering for the health care industry in particular.

Cryopak specializes in manufacturing and testing temperature controlled solutions used to protect temperature-sensitive products such as medication, vaccines, grafts, food and electronics throughout the entire shipping process, from handling to storage. Such solutions are primarily intended for businesses in the agrifood, life sciences and medical technologies, and information and communication technologies sectors.

“Our expansion in Greater Montréal will help us strengthen our operations for the long term in an extremely competitive environment in terms of both potential clients and strategic talent,” explained Mark Barakat, Site Manager at Cryopak Montréal. “Growing demand for cold chain products over the past few years has enabled us to develop highly specialized expertise to meet the very stringent quality standards of the pharmaceutical, bio-food and electronics industries. Many companies across Québec and Canada rely on our shipping solutions to maintain the integrity of their products,” he added.

“Cryopak’s renewed confidence in Greater Montréal goes to show that the region is very competitive and has a lot to offer to foreign companies in search of new locations,” said Dominique Anglade, President and CEO of Montréal International. “The region boasts an attractive business environment and a pool of highly skilled workers – two key factors that support business growth in innovative industries and strengthen Greater Montréal’s position as a thriving high-tech hub.”

Cryopak’s Canadian subsidiary manufactures most cold chain products, including gel refrigerants, phase change materials, and insulated shippers.

About Cryopak (www.cryopak.com)

Cryopak is a complete cold chain packaging solution provider specializing in the field of temperature controlled packaging, quality management solutions and regulatory compliance services. From needs assessment to package qualification, Cryopak handles its clients’ packaging projects with one paramount goal: maintaining the integrity of their products. The company’s materials and processes cover the spectrum from fabricating boxes to manufacturing phase change materials and temperature monitors. Cryopak is headquartered in Edison, New Jersey, with locations in the United States, British Columbia and France. The company located in Greater Montréal in 2002 after acquiring Ice-Pak.

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