June 9, 2020

Packaging Technology Group (PTG) Expands National Footprint with Opening of New Louisville, Kentucky Location

FORIMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 9, 2020 – Greater Boston, MA and Louisville, KY- Packaging Technology Group, Inc., (PTG), a leading provider of thermalpackaging solutions for the biopharmaceutical and life sciences sector,announced today the opening of a new location in Louisville, Kentucky.  Thenewly constructed facility, called PTG Kentucky, is located at 1001 GlengarryDrive, Fairdale, KY.  


“This new locationwill serve as a springboard for continued growth, allowing us to increase ourproduct offerings and further expand our TRUEtemp Naturals® Cellulose productline of 100% Curbside Recyclable and Repulpable solutions,” said Thomas Lawlor,Chief Operating Officer of PTG. “Our company recently signed significantcontracts with two of the top 20 Pharmaceutical Companies, cementing PTG’sposition as a leader in the design and engineering of thermal packagingsolutions that ensure critical life-saving medications maintain their efficacywhen delivered to patients and pharmacies.”


Celebrating its 15thyear offering the most advanced, temperature-sensitive thermal shipping systemsfor many of the top pharmaceutical and biologics companies, PTG continues todevelop, qualify, and roll-out both custom and off-the-shelf shippers. PTG’s thermo-efficient,and environmentally sustainable solutions, TRUEtemp Naturals® Cellulose shippersare designed with a unique, curbside recyclable insulatingfiber composed of layers that protect against impact and temperaturefluctuation.  


In addition to the Cellulose line,PTG offers a full suite of reusable options, including quality polyurethane(PUR) and Vacuum Insulated Panels (VIP) for superior performance. PTG’sreusable line is manufactured with safe, non-toxic materials allowing PTG tomaintain its commitment to lessening environmental impact.


“Many pharmaceutical companies that aretargeting carbon neutrality are embracing greener manufacturing methods toreduce carbon footprints.  Our goal is tobe the sustainable thermal shipping partner, regardless of how complex ourclient’s needs are,” said Bill Blezard, CEO of Packaging Technology Group.  “Since 2018, we have saved over 450,000pounds of EPS from landfills, and we expect this number to double over the nextyear.”


Kyle Staggers was recently appointedas Plant Manager of PTG Kentucky, and he will oversee an experienced team ofproduction and operations specialists. The 42,000 square foot facility will primarily serve as the production backboneof sustainable thermal materials for PTG.


Packaging TechnologyGroup, Inc. (PTG) designs, engineers, and manufactures sustainable, thermalshipping and packaging solutions for the biopharmaceutical and life sciencessector. Established in 2005 as a faith-based organization, PTG remainsprivately held by its founder, ensuring an active and vibrant culture steepedin the company’s foundational principles, traditions, and values. Headquarteredin Fall River, Massachusetts, the company maintains a strong commitment to thecommunity.

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