Protecting What Matters

Insulated Box Liners

6-panel insulated foam boxes are often the fastest way to get to a new shipper design. This is simply a set of 6 wire-cut foam panels which can be arranged inside a corrugate outer box, creating an insulated box liner to provide thermal protection on all 6 sides of your product.




The simplest, cold chain packaging design works from the inside out; begin with the payload and work out through the refrigerant, insulation and outer carton to provide a cost effective first article. Using wire-cut foam panels as a starting point helps fine tune the wall thickness, foam density, and insulation (R-Value or K-Value) combination to provide the best result. This design process produces a pack out which saves space in two ways: first reducing the need for void fill materials - often required in excess when trying to fit your product into an off-the-shelf molded shipper; second, it can be shipped knocked-down for efficient storage. Once the 6-panel insulated foam box proves it can be qualified, you can quickly move to an EPS molded shipper with a fixed design for high production.

 

EPS insulated box liners are especially useful for low volume demands, as well as for very large, pallet sized insulated shippers. EFP can customize a fabricated and kitted solution, delivered to your distribution center, 3PL or warehouse knocked-down by component, or assembled and ready for you to pack out your product.
 

 

 

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Rapid Development of Cold Chain Solutions

This post explores the steps that go into ensuring a cold chain solution is available for each stage or a COVID-19 vaccine.



The need for an initial pre-qualified system to get the vaccines and test kits to the public is evaluated as well as how a more customized soluiton will drive down the shipping cost.