11 October 2013

Sonoco ThermoSafe Opens New Site in Duren, Germany

Duren, Germany – 11 October 2013 - Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco and the leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, has opened its newest site in Duren, Germany, at an existing Sonoco facility. This strategically located facility will manufacture insulated shippers and serve as the primary distribution and warehousing hub for Western Europe and the Middle East.

Along with our plant in Ireland, Sonoco ThermoSafe’s new facility in Duren, Germany gives us the flexibility to serve our customers out of multiple locations in Europe,” said Niall Lehane, general manager, Sonoco ThermoSafe Europe. “In addition to manufacturing insulated shippers, we can warehouse and distribute to customers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia. This facilitates just-in-time delivery and reduces costs for our customers.”

The new Sonoco ThermoSafe manufacturing site is ISO9001:2008 certified. The facility is located within an existing Sonoco location where the Company manufactures tubes and cores. 

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. 

Founded in 1899, Sonoco is a global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging and packaging supply chain services. With annualized net sales of approximately $4.8 billion, the Company has more than 19,900 employees working in 347 operations in 34 countries, serving many of the world’s best-known brands in some 85 nations. 

Source: Sonoco