Cool packaging firm sets up in India pharma hotspot


Temperature controlled packaging provider Peli BioThermal has opened a service centre in Ahmedabad, a major manufacturing hub for pharma companies in western India. Eight of India’s largest pharma companies, including Astra Zeneca, Swiss Pharma and Torrent Pharma, have plants there, all of them  major exporters to the US and Europe.

The state of Gujarat accounts for around 30% of the country’s pharmaceutical production and exports while globally India provides more than 50% of the worldwide requirement for various vaccines and 40% of the demand for generic products in the US.

The new site is a full service network station offering conditioning and refurbishment services for Peli BioThermal’s Crēd Cargo and Crēdo Xtrem bulk shippers.