Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, officially announced the appointment of Ray Crane as vice president of operations.
Until this appointment, he served as director of operations, EMEA, at Peli Biothermal. Crane brings many years of manufacturing operations, supply chain and engineering experience to his new role within the company.
David Williams, president of Peli BioThermal, said: “Ray continues to play a pivotal part as a member of the BioThermal division’s senior management team focusing on our global operations.
“Throughout his management career Ray’s focus has been on delivering the highest standards of product quality with excellent customer service levels. He continuously challenges and reduces costs, along with improving operational efficiencies and effectiveness through the development of individuals, teams and organisations.”
Before joining the BioThermal division, Crane served as director of operations for Peli Products. Prior to that, he held various operational leadership positions in a range of industries, including high volume disposable medical devices, plastic packaging for food industries and consumer electronics equipment.
Peli BioThermal is a division of Peli Products, S.L.U., which is the European arm of Pelican Products, Inc., a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.
About Peli Products
Peli Products, S.L.U. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance protective cases, temperature-controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and in numerous outdoor markets. Peli™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. Headquartered in Torrance, CA, Pelican Products, Inc. operates in 26 countries, with 24 international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit pelican.com or behrmancap.com.
About Peli BioThermal
Peli BioThermal Ltd. offers the widest range of temperature controlled packaging and service solutions to the global life sciences industry. The company is the recipient of two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise: International Trade in 2018 and Innovation in 2017. The company’s products ensure that delicate biological materials arrive intact and effective, despite exterior environments. Peli BioThermal is dedicated to developing innovative products designed to fulfil the complex needs of the global life sciences industry. The company’s customers benefit from its extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability is maintained throughout the distribution chain. The company also offers a complete portfolio of services and software to support end-to-end temperature-controlled packaging asset management. Outside of Europe, the company does business under the name Pelican BioThermal LLC. For more information, visit pelibiothermal.com.