MSD and CCT Announce a Primary Distribution Agreement with Coram Specialty Infusion Services

February 26, 2009

Holliston, MA – February 26, 2009 – Cold Chain Technologies (CCT) is pleased to announce that Medical Specialties Distributors (MSD) has been awarded a Primary Distribution Agreement by Coram Specialty Infusion Services to supply all their national infusion locations with CCT’s temperature controlled distribution products. Richard Worthen, MSD’s Executive Vice President of Sales Marketing said “Coram’s need for effective and safe distribution of specialty pharmaceuticals requiring a temperature controlled environment matched with the thermal control expertise of Cold Chain Technologies was a perfect fit for both organizations. Coram’s leadership position to support the available USP 797 guidelines for the safe delivery of pharmaceutical products to their patient population was paramount in their decision to select Cold Chain Technologies and MSD for this critically important service.”


CCT is a global provider of thermal packaging solutions and services, CCT has strategically located U.S. manufacturing plants in Massachusetts, Tennessee, and Nevada. Tactical partnerships expand CCT’s network of services, products, and distribution throughout North America and Europe. CCT’s entire product offering of shipping solutions is available domestically through Medical Specialties Distributors, LLC and includes custom and stock KoolTemp insulated containers, Koolit refrigerants, and temperature indicators and loggers. CCT’s team of experienced engineers is well positioned to support the entire spectrum of cold chain needs, from design and qualification testing to total project management.


Established in 1984, MSD has 7 national, state of the art distribution centers and 35 biomedical rental and service centers located throughout the United States. MSD distributes healthcare products, and biomedical equipment services to the alternate-site marketplace. MSD’s additional services include formulary development, online ordering, equipment management and tracking services, patient home delivery programs and a national field and inside sales organization to drive and support customer compliance initiatives. MSD is also an authorized distributor for most of healthcare’s leading group purchasing organizations.