Softbox acquires TP3 Global in further strengthen its product portfolio

By Catherine Sturman
A global provider of cold chain packaging systems for the pharmaceutical industry, award winning innovator Softbox has acquired TP3 Global. Financial de...

A global provider of cold chain packaging systems for the pharmaceutical industry, award winning innovator Softbox has acquired TP3 Global. Financial details were not disclosed.

Launched back in 1995, Softbox has invested in four manufacturing sites across the UK, US, Singapore and India.

Manufacturers of the globally recognised ‘SilverSkin’ brand, TP3 Global has become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of thermal protection covers for the pharmaceutical industry, with operations in the Americas, EMEA, South Asia and Asia Pacific. It has also become a top thermal pallet supplier for pharmaceutical companies worldwide.

The combined portfolio of industry-leading passive temperature control packaging systems and thermal protection products will reinforce both companies’ ability to support their customers’ requirements for cold chain packaging solutions, and further expand its ability to provide critical technical support on a global basis.

Wayne Langlois, President of Softbox, commented: “Our combined capabilities, client relationships, geographic coverage, and commitment to innovation can only strengthen our customer support of temperature-controlled distribution.

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“TP3 Global brings a wealth of knowledge and technical expertise from within the thermal protection and logistics industries, and will enable us to provide our customers with a differentiated offering in the temperature-controlled packaging market.”

Accredited to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, TP3 Global is a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of thermal protection solutions for temperature-sensitive cargo, ensuring consistent quality to its global client base.

Clive Wheeldon, President of TP3 Global, commented: “The strong cultural fit, complementary products, and the potential of combining the outstanding technical capabilities of each company made the decision to join Softbox the next logical step in the development of TP3 Global.

The combined global footprint is unrivalled within the temperature-controlled packaging industry, enabling us to provide unsurpassed levels of product availability on a local basis worldwide.


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