By Royal Appointment - Peli BioThermal Invited To Monarch’s Reception For Queen’s Award For Innovation

Published: Jul 17, 2017

Leaders 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.”

Peli BioThermal is a division of Peli Products, S.L.U., the European arm of Pelican Products, Inc., which is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.

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About Peli Products

Peli Products, S.L.U. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases, temperature controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Headquartered in Torrance, CA, its parent company Pelican Products, Inc. operates in 21 countries, with 22 international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit or

About Peli BioThermal

Peli BioThermal Ltd. offers the widest range of temperature-controlled, thermally-protected packaging and service solutions to the global life sciences industry. The company’s products ensure that delicate biological materials arrive intact and effective, despite exterior environments. Peli BioThermal is dedicated to developing innovative products designed to fulfil the complex needs of the global life sciences industry. The company’s customers benefit from its extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability is maintained throughout the distribution chain. The company also offers a complete portfolio of services and software to support end-to-end temperature-controlled packaging asset management. Outside of Europe, the company does business under the name Pelican BioThermal LLC. For more information, visit

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