Sonoco ThermoSafe® is the leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging for the safe and efficient transport of pharmaceuticals, biologics, vaccines and other temperature sensitive products. Our shipping solutions mitigate risk for our customers and ensure product efficacy throughout the extremes of a supply chain.  Sonoco ThermoSafe has operations in North America, Europe, Asia and South America to assure close proximity to our customers.   Our vast product offering features industry leading technology that encompasses refrigerated, frozen or controlled room temperature applications.  In addition, Sonoco ThermoSafe's ISC Labs® design and testing services deliver individualized and innovative packaging solutions along with qualification and validation services to meet all regulatory requirements.

The broadest range of temperature assurance packaging.

Our portfolio includes an extensive array of pre-qualified and ready-engineered solutions for refrigerated, frozen or controlled room temperature shipping applications. Additionally, our vast selection of payload sizes and shipping durations ensure we will meet your unique requirements for parcel and bulk shipments.

Custom designs to meet your needs.

Sonoco ThermoSafe’s ISCLabs® has been a leader in innovative design and testing services within the temperature assurance packaging industry for 26+ years.  Our cutting edge thermal modeling capabilities enable rapid development of highly optimized custom solutions.  Our modular ready-engineered platforms allow for hundreds of configurations using standard components resulting in short development times and cost optimization.  Our thermal testing is accompanied by distribution testing to prove that each solution not only maintains temperature control, but withstands the rigors of distribution. 

Material neutrality.

We have the largest platform of products manufactured in house which allows us to take a material neutral approach to our design and development processes.  This includes the manufacturing and/or supply capability for Expanded Polystyrene (EPS), Polyurethane (PUR), Vacuum Insulated Panels (VIPs), as well as patented hybrid insulating technologies.  Our manufacturing capability for water based gels, bricks, and advanced phase change materials (PCMs) provides flexibility to design products that result in the lowest total cost of ownership. 

Advanced sustainable technology – PureTemp®

Our PureTemp phase change materials are patented natural vegetable based phase change materials which were developed under 5 years of research sponsored by the National Science Foundation and Department of Defense. PureTemp is engineered to react to a precise temperature, from -40° to 37° C, and to operate in a very narrow temperature range.  PureTemp PCMs are the industry's only USDA Bio Preferred phase change material.   These patented phase change materials are made from natural sources such as palm oil, palm kernel oil, rapeseed oil, coconut oil and soybean oil. They are nontoxic and biodegradable.

Global manufacturing redundancy

At Sonoco ThermoSafe, we pride ourselves in our ability to confidently and efficiently supply our customers.  We have 14 manufacturing plants in the US and Europe as well as warehouse and distribution capabilities in South America and Asia.  .  To ensure the highest quality of products, our plants operate in compliance with cGMP standards.  We are the only company in the industry that is vertically integrated and manufactures both insulation and refrigerants across the U.S. and Europe.  Further, we can leverage Sonoco’s strong and expansive network of 340+ manufacturing facilities to stock Sonoco ThermoSafe products near our customers’ international locations.

Innovative Packaging for Shipping Refrigerated Pharmaceuticals
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Sonoco ThermoSafe

3930 Ventura Drive, Suite 450

Arlington Heights, IL 60004


Phone: 847-632-9639

Contact: Pete Infelise