DuPont to Partner with Cold Chain Technologies for Tyvek® Cargo Covers
Exclusive agreement on production, sales, distribution and technical service will address growing life science market needs
WILMINGTON, Del., April 28, 2020 – DuPont (NYSE:DD), makers of Tyvek®, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Cold Chain Technologies, LLC (CCT) for the global production, sales, distribution, and technical service of Tyvek® Cargo Covers for the life sciences.
Effective July 15, 2020, CCT will assume responsibility for pre- and post-sales customer questions and support related to DuPont™ Tyvek® Cargo Covers. Prior to July 15, customers will continue to work directly with DuPont for new and existing orders.
The new partnership will provide customers with the same high quality and reliable performance they have come to expect of DuPont™ Tyvek® Cargo Covers, now with improved customer and technical services tailored specifically to the manufacturers and distributors of temperature-sensitive, life-science products. The respective core technologies of both companies are highly complementary, and customers can expect to benefit from future innovations arising from this collaboration.
“DuPont is highly committed to seeing the healthcare industry thrive, and this partnership with CCT reflects our focus on improving customer service and product innovation for the cold chain industry,” said John Richard, Vice President & General Manager, DuPont Safety.
“CCT is excited about the untapped market potential and new product opportunities this partnership will create. This relationship will open the doors for us to gain access to the best materials and technologies in the marketplace which will ultimately help us better serve our customers,” said Robert D. Bohne, President, Cold Chain Technologies, LLC.
About DuPont™ Tyvek® Cargo Covers
DuPont™ Tyvek® Cargo Covers are specifically engineered to address the threat of cold chain breaks during air transit – when perishable and temperature-sensitive products are at their greatest risk for temperature excursions. DuPont™ Tyvek® Cargo Covers are used by pharmaceutical companies, third-party logistics companies (3PLs), and airlines worldwide because they offer proven performance with real benefits. Learn more at CargoCovers.DuPont.com.
About Cold Chain Technologies (CCT)
Cold Chain Technologies is a leading global provider of reusable and single-use thermal packaging solutions for the shipment of temperature-sensitive products, principally serving the life sciences supply chain. With more than 50 years of ensuring product safety in transit, CCT has built a reputation as the industry’s most innovative and reliable provider to the largest global life sciences OEMs and distributors. For more information about CCT, visit: ColdChainTech.com.
About DuPont Safety & Construction
DuPont Safety & Construction is a global leader in delivering innovation for life’s essential needs in water, shelter and safety; enabling its customers to win through unique capabilities, global scale and iconic brands including DuPont ™ Corian®, Kevlar®, Nomex®, Tyvek® GreatStuff™, Sytrofoam™, and FilmTec™.
DuPont (NYSE: DD) is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets including electronics, transportation, construction, water, health and wellness, food and worker safety. More information can be found at www.dupont.com.