A Powerful Partnership – TOWER Cold Chain Solutions Strikes Strategic Alliance with Protek Pharma Worldwide LLC

By March 5, 2018Tower, TOWER Global Network
READING, UK March 5th, 2018 – TOWER Cold Chain Solutions announces its partnership with Protek Pharma Worldwide. Protek will support the increasing demand for TOWER’s products across North America.

Protek is a highly experienced and established global presence in managing cold chain pharmaceutical freight with solutions for temperature protection. The partnership with TOWER further expands  their product portfolio whilst offering a more robust sales network, enhancing TOWER’s access and distribution to the US market.

Commenting on this partnership, Chris Pollard, CEO, TOWER said, “This new partnership confirms TOWERs commitment to growing its US market. The Protek team brings considerable experience to TOWER and we hope that they will play a key role in the next stage of TOWER’s growth strategy. We look forward to collaborating with Protek’s talented team and expect great success”.

In response, Chris Anderson, Director of Sales, Protek commented,“We are very excited to be partnering with TOWER, this is a terrific opportunity in supporting TOWER, particularly across the dynamic US marketplace.

Our industry is governed by challenging regulations, stringent temperature requirements and seeks greater cost efficiencies, therefore, I believe that TOWER, with its KT & KTM range of containers, in partnership with Protek, offers class-leading compliance ensuring the safety and efficacy of the product payload”.

As our customer base has grown, so has the need to support it globally” explained Niall Balfour, Managing Director, TOWER. “TOWER has excellent relationships with our existing clients and partners, of which we are very proud, and now, this exciting collaboration with Protek allows us to extend our reach across the US market”.

TOWER Cold Chain Solutions – ‘The One Way Easy Rental,’ operates across a growing global network that allows customers to take advantage of the cost savings associated with reusable shipping containers without the added burden of repositioning the container. With conditioning centres across Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific, this full service provides a solution that reduces the total cost of shipping.


For further information about TOWER’s reusable thermal shippers visit www.towercoldchain.com/products/

For further information about Protek Pharma’s temperature protective solutions visit www.protekpharma.com


About TOWER Cold Chain Solutions

TOWER Cold Chain Solutions’ range of passive KryoTrans® thermal containers provides a solution to reduce the total cost of shipping. The KryoTrans® range is not only flexible but extremely robust and based on a passive system that effectively eliminates any risk of human error once conditioned to the required temperature. TOWER provides a developing global infrastructure, with hubs creating a flexible service across Europe, the US and the Asia-Pacific region, with this new appointment starting to build capability in Africa and India.

TOWER is based at Theale, near Reading, UK, less than 30 minutes West of London’s Heathrow Airport, and its other hubs are in New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Singapore and Melbourne, all supported by a global repositioning service that allows customers to take KryoTrans® containers into and from a wide range of global locations.


About Protek Pharma Worldwide

Protek Cargo manufactures cost-effective passive temperature protection solutions for Controlled Room Temperature (CRT) product distribution via Air, Ocean, Ground (OTR) and Intermodal modes. We provide stock and custom engineered designs using advanced materials, including proprietary Phase Change Material (PCM) enhanced Pallet Covers.

Uniform global sourcing from plants in the Americas, Europe and Asia ensure quality control and stable supply. Experienced Reuse/Recycle management programs create additional operational savings and lower packaging’s environmental impact.