Topa Thermal wins the BSMA 2023 Sustainability Award

Update : 29th November, 2023

Connex OVERWRAP thermal pallet shipper has acknowledged sustainability benefits for bio-pharma supply

  • Connex OVERWRAP from Topa thermal is made from sustainable and reusable materials
  • It has the same performance as a normal bulk pharmaceutical pallet shipper, but it is smaller, lighter and has higher capacity
  • Connex OVERWRAP reduces CO₂ emissions by 30% and freight costs by 40%; 25% more products can be shipped on each airline ULD pallet
  • And at 55% it offers the highest loadable shipping ratio.

Topa Thermal wins the BSMA 2023 Sustainability Award (L to R): Laurent Foetisch (BSMA Advisory Board, Supply Chain Operations SA) Franck Toussaint, (co-founder BSMA) Jacques le Comte (Business Development Manager, Topa Thermal), Maarten Kleverlaan (Technical Solutions Manager, Topa Thermal), Bernard Piette (Logistics in Wallonia, Sustainability Award sponsor) and Devendra Mishra (co-founder BSMA)

Netherlands-based healthcare thermal packaging company, Topa Thermal, has won the BSMA 2023 Sustainability Award for their innovation in creating the world’s first rigid cover thermal packaging solution for shipping pharmaceuticals.

Connex OVERWRAP from Topa Thermal is made from sustainable and reusable materials. The innovative thermal pallet shipper provides the same performance as a normal bulk pharmaceutical pallet shipper, but it is smaller, lighter and has higher capacity. In addition, Connex OVERWRAP reduces CO₂ emissions by 30% and freight costs by 40%. Its unique design means 25% more products can be shipped on each airline ULD pallet, plus at 55% it offers the highest loadable shipping ratio.

Topa Thermal's Connex OVERWRAP thermal shipper is the world's first thermal packaging solution made up of ‘flat pack’ rigid coolant-filled walls for shipping temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products. The BSMA (Bio Supply Management Alliance Europe) encourages companies in the bio-pharmaceutical supply chain to ensure efficient and sustainable access to life-saving medicines.

“The Topa Thermal award is recognition of the work the company has put towards greater sustainability, said Franck Toussaint, co-founder at BSMA. “The jury was impressed by the quality of the whole approach.”
Speaking at the awards, Maarten Kleverlaan, technical solution manager of Topa Thermal: “This year has been incredibly successful for Topa Thermal and we’re proud to continue innovating, reducing environmental impact in the life sciences and to be working with the BSMA. “We’re excited that Connex OVERWRAP has recognised sustainability benefits and that this new development will positively impact the environment, said Mr Kleverlaan.

The Connex OVERWRAP thermal shipper has the potential to revolutionize the supply chain of medicines and other temperature-sensitive products. To date, several thousand successful biopharmaceutical shipments have been carried out worldwide using Connex OVERWRAP. Customers from across the supply chain are excited about the great sustainability and cost benefits.

For more information on Topa Thermal’s Connex OVERWRAP, please visit www.topathermal.com/connex-overwrap.

 

About Topa Thermal

Topa Thermal BV is a full service supplier of distribution systems for temperature-sensitive products, providing safe, reliable and cost-effective thermal packaging and aid access to medicines, vaccines and related healthcare products for patients around the world. All Topa Thermal’s packaging design and qualification is undertaken at their state-of-the-art ISTA certified test centre – Topa Institute - in the Netherlands.

About BSMA

BSMA is a global organization that fosters innovation and adoption of disruptive technologies within the end-to-end supply chain of the Life Sciences industry. BSMA supports continuous learning and improvement of bio supply management professionals in the biotech, biopharma and biomedical device industries, and the enhancement of the efficacy of the supply chain of the industry. Learn more at www.biosupplyalliance.com.

Source : Topa Thermal


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