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Written by Paula Devine | 13 Jul 2017

Peli BioThermal Invited to Monarch’s Reception for Queen’s Award for Innovation

PeliBioThermalQueen's A#667Leaders from Peli BioThermal, the global name in cold chain packaging, were officially invited to a royal reception, hosted by Her Majesty The Queen.

Peli BioThermal CEO Lyndon Faulkner and President David Williams, attended the prestigious reception, hosted by the Monarch, as the company has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation for its pioneering product Chronos™ Advance.

Faulkner and Williams joined fellow winners at the gracious event staged at Buckingham Palace after Peli BioThermal’s innovation accolade was awarded in royal recognition of its Chronos™ Advance range of single-use shippers, which utilise advanced insulation and phase change material to give consistent, reliable temperature stability.

Following the visit to the Palace Faulkner said: “It was a great honour to attend the Queen’s reception at Buckingham Palace and for Peli BioThermal to be a recipient of this award.

“Innovation is at the very forefront of everything we do and our successful Chronos™ Advance range is a prime example of the pioneering products we produce for our customers worldwide to meet the rigorous requirements of the global transportation of pharmaceuticals.”

Following the Palace winners’ reception, Peli BioThermal hosted a presentation ceremony at its UK offices in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. Business leaders and distinguished dignitaries attended the event at Peli BioThermal where the Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire Helen Nellis conducted the official presentation of the Queen’s Award.

Receiving the award on behalf of the company, Williams said: “We are delighted to receive this award in recognition for the company’s innovation in the design and expert engineering of our Chronos™ Advance range, which has proved to be a game changer within the temperature controlled packaging industry. It demonstrates how Peli BioThermal continues to provide the best solutions and high performance products to serve our clients’ needs within the life sciences industry.”

Peli BioThermal’s award-winning Chronos™ Advance is part of its extensive range of innovative, robust and reliable temperature controlled packaging products designed to mitigate supply chain risks during the global transportation of pharmaceutical payloads. Award judges remarked how “the system offers high reliability, improved performance and weight benefits”.

Presenting Peli BioThermal with its Queen’s Award for Enterprise Grant of Appointment and cut glass crystal rose bowl at the ceremonial event, the Lord-Lieutenant congratulated the company saying: “This is a very significant achievement.

“The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the UK’s most prestigious business awards, given only to companies or individuals who are outstanding in their field. At Peli BioThermal you can all be really proud of your outstanding achievements.”


Topics: Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce, peli biothermal, innovation

Paula Devine

Written by Paula Devine

Paula is Head of Membership and Global Services at Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce.

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