A 30% capacity expansion at Sharp Packaging

Saying that its Allentown, PA campus has been expanded three times since 2014, Sharp Packaging has now added 112,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing and storage space, while moving several packaging lines to consolidate temperature-controlled biologics packaging in one building, and […]

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UPS steps into clinical trial materials management

A “significant global expansion” of logistics services for clinical trial materials (CTMs) has been announced by UPS Healthcare Logistics. The company says that its existing healthcare logistics network—one of the world’s largest—now includes “easy-to-use shipping system for clinical investigator sites; […]

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Clinical cold chain vendors go into a deep freeze

Most commercial pharmaceuticals, if they are to be shipped under temperature-controlled conditions, require refrigeration—2–8°C. But the evolving fields of regenerative medicine, in which live cells are being transported, reproductive services, animal husbandry, and, in some research, human tissues and cells, […]

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