SkyCell enters into strategic alliance with DuPont


SkyCell has entered into a strategic alliance with DuPont to collaborate on technical and market developments.

Under the agreement, DuPont will gain access to SkyCell’s remote temperature management solutions and expertise and acquire marketing rights to the SkyCell portfolio of insulated shipping containers.

SkyCell containers will be marketed by DuPont alongside its Tyvek products and SkyCell will tap into the technical resource of DuPont and will benefit from the DuPont global network, especially in emerging markets and in the Asia Pacific region.

Tyvek and Typar vice president and general manager, Christian Marx says: “There is a strong strategic fit between DuPont and SkyCell and we see this as an important step in complementing our Tyvek Cargo Covers offering and expanding our market capability with high-performance solutions for an increasingly sophisticated pharmaceutical supply chain.”

SkyCell chief executive officer, Richard Ettl says: “With a shared vision of better leveraging data in the supply chain of sensitive pharmaceuticals, this partnership will help us play our part in ensuring that medicines, vaccines and other health-related treatments get to the final patients in a safe, sustainable and timely manner.”