Cryopak Industries Inc.

Cryopak Industries Inc.

November 10, 2005 09:00 ET

Cryopak Hires Pharmaceutical Package Executive

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 10, 2005) - Cryopak Industries Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CYK) today announced the appointment of Mr. Jim Antonopoulos as the Company's VP, Global Pharmaceutical Services, Compliance. Mr. Antonopoulos brings over 20 years of experience to Cryopak, from the quality, operations and logistics fields, most recently with Sanofi-Pasteur. He is a member of numerous industry associations, has spoken at industry events, and has published articles on cold chain management.

"I am so pleased to be able to add someone of Jim's calibre to our Company. With the number of pharmaceutical package opportunities we are currently chasing, I felt it was important to expand our team so that we can continue to meet and exceed the demands of our growing customer base," stated Martin Carsky, President and CEO of Cryopak.

About Cryopak

With ISO 9001:2000 certified facilities in Vancouver and Montreal, we are a leading provider of temperature-controlling products and solutions serving global pharmaceutical companies, as well as fine North American retailers and consumer goods companies. In our pharmaceutical business we engineer solutions and supply products that help our customers safely transport their temperature sensitive vaccines. In our retail business, we develop, manufacture and sell reusable ice substitutes, flexible hot and cold compresses, reusable gel ice and instant hot and cold packs. These products are marketed under such popular brand names as Ice-Pak™, Flexible Ice™ Blanket, Simply Cozy®, and Flex Pak™. We also manufacture these same products under private label for many well-known consumer goods companies. Our shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol CYK. For more information about Cryopak, please visit our website address at:

Contact Information

  • Cryopak Industries Inc.
    Martin Carsky
    President and CEO