Lebanon, TN — Cold Chain Technologies (“CCT”), a leading global provider of reusable and single-use passive thermal packaging solutions for the shipment of temperature-sensitive products for the life sciences industry, today welcomed Senator Marsha Blackburn, Senator-elect Bill Hagerty and Congressman John Rose, along with state and local leaders to the new facility in Lebanon, Tennessee – a critical site to support the needs for COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
CCT’s Chief Executive Officer Ranjeet Banerjee welcomed the leaders with the following message, “We are thrilled to have so many federal, state and local leaders with us today as we open our new facility and work hand-in-hand with the federal government to help distribute the COVID-19 vaccine. Cold Chain Technologies has a proven track record of designing and producing thermal engineering solutions to meet the demands in critical times like these. Our packing solutions are more than capable of handling these vaccines during transit, and we are looking forward to continuing to work more closely with the leaders of Tennessee as we tackle this COVID challenge.”
Cold Chain Technologies’ Chief Commercial Officer Anthony “TJ” Rizzo attended the event and released the following statement, “Tennessee is leading the nation in the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, and we are so pleased to be a part of this historic effort. Cold Chain Technologies has over 50 years of experience ensuring product safety in transit, and we are more than ready to help join this cause. Thank you to Tennessee’s elected leaders for joining us today and visiting our site, we look forward to continuing our partnership with this great state.”
As part of this nationwide expansion to meet the growing demands of global vaccine distribution, the new 255,000+ square feet cold chain facility, complete with Koolit refrigerant manufacturing and work cells for CCT’s KoolTemp EcoFlex (CCT’s market-leading reusable thermal packaging solution), is fully equipped to support the temperature-sensitive supply chain requirements of the COVID-19 vaccine with the industry’s broadest portfolio of single-use and reusable systems for parcel and pallet shipments scalable to vaccine temperature needs.