Thermal packaging specialist Peli BioThermal has opened a service centre in Baltimore, Maryland. It joins over 30 global network stations, service centres and drop points opened within the past three months.
Situated near the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, the centre will offer Crēdo Cubereusable shippers and CoolGuard Advance single-use shippers. The site will also condition Peli BioThermal products with temperature ranges of 2-8°C and -20°C.
Maryland is part of the BioHealth Capital Region (cluster of 1,800 life sciences companies, more than 70 federal labs and world class academic and research institutions with a stated goal to be one of the top three biohealth regions in the United States by 2023.
Baltimore itself is home to a growing number of biotech and life sciences companies while Johns Hopkins University serves as an incubator for new ideas that generate spin off companies ready to advance to clinical trials.