The recent Pack Expo event in Chicago saw a lot of winners in packaging, but the one that came out on top for the Pack Expo Selects 2010 title was Coldkeepers LLC’s Kold-To-Go thermal bags. The package beat out Airlite Plastics’ IML Bucket Line and Ampac’s Vapur water bottle, which came in second and third, respectively.
The patented three-ply Kold-To-Go thermal bag technology keeps products cold or hot for up to three hours, and also prevents freezer burn. Coldkeepers, located in Thomasville, GA, has been in business since 1998, and promotes itself as a true “manufacturer,” not an importer of products. The company specializes in a variety of products that keep foods and pharmaceuticals hot or cold as needed.
“This is our first retail packaging that is being manufactured at our facility,” said Lang Flowers III, president of Coldkeepers LLC. “We started retailing our hot/cold bags earlier and moved into manufacturing in 2005, which gave us the flexibility to expand our product line.” ...