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Temperature controlled packaging solutions in GTA & Southwestern Ontario are crucial for shipping processes handling heat-sensitive materials. Reflective bubble foil insulation is used in the packaging and shipping of all these products and services like perishable food products, pharmaceutical goods, and even certain handmade beauty products. The importance of this special protection increases in situations where storage warehouses and shipping methods lack temperature controls. Depending on the needs of each industry materials and tools used for the construction of temperature controlled boxes or climate controlled boxes for transportation vary. Several methods are often used at once for optimally preserving  merchandise through temperature controlled packaging.

Among the most versatile thermal insulation materials on the market today, reflective bubble foil insulation is one of the most widely used.


Metalized Bubble

  • Air filled bubble laminated with metalized film for superior thermal insulation
  • Package contents maintain desired temperature range for extended periods of time due to reflective properties when used in conjunction with appropriate sizes of gel packs
  • These inserts protect the contents against external temperature penetration
  • Perfect for perishables and temperature sensitive shipments
  • 100 % Recyclable
  • All packaging materials used are food grade
  • Ensures integrity of food safety
  • Durable and lightweight
  • Custom sizes and are available
  • Samples and Pricing available upon request
  • Reflective bubble foil insulations and Reflective bubble wrap insulation

Temperature Controlled Shipping Boxes

The specialized service of temperature-controlled shipping, also called “cold chain logistics,” is a growing corner of the commercial, retail, and direct to consumer-markets. As this transportation method protects valuable merchandise like medical supplies, including a temperature controlled box for medicine, it is of tremendous importance. Temperature-controlled packaging products are essential to the process.

How Heat Functions

To grasp how insulation works, first, one must have a basic understanding of how heat behaves. Heat is ever seeking equilibrium. This means that any hot material gradually loses heat to the surrounding air and cools. Conversely, a cold material warms up as heat transfers from surrounding air and substances. Insulation, very simply, provides a barrier for this exchange. Very minimal heat transfer occurs, which can be seen in examples of a down coat during winter, or how coolers help out during the summer season. Materials that prevent heat transfer for commercial packing include Styrofoam and reflective bubble wrap insulation. The latter utilizes non-breathable materials to form a vapor barrier and deflect heated particles back to the source.Temperature controlled boxes for shipping using Reflective bubble wrap insulation helps keep heat out during the summer and inside during the winter.

The Products

Imperative product elements for better maintenance of temperature include:

  • Insulation Materials, including Styrofoam, specialized textiles, and plastics
  • Heat Sources, like induction drum heaters and heated blankets
  • Phase Changing Products, including dry ice and gel packs

Distinctive Solutions Inc. offers customers a large array of such options. Some popular tools are cold packs, insulated boxes and box liners,temperature controlled shipping boxes  and reflective bubble wrap insulation. The latter is particularly effective, as well as specialty lightweight TempShield reflective bubble foil insulation. The thermal protection offered by these two products is invaluable to all markets that deal in temperature-sensitive goods.

Assembly Instructions

By following the illustration, you can easily assemble the insulated box liners in Canada. Fold Panel A along the backside and bottom of the box. Then, fold Panel B along the front and sides of your box. The edge will be on the top of Panel A on the bottom.

Make sure the panels press securely along the edges of the box and that there are no gaps. Now, place the items inside the box. Finally, fold Panel A’s top over the box

Our AB box liner doesn’t take up much space in your warehouse and comes as two custom die-cut pieces to transform the ordinary boxes into an shipping insulated boxes for frozen food. The FDA has approved the gusseted liner for accidental contact of food, and it resists leaks well.

Insulated Box Liners
AB Liners
Tempguard Liners

Frequently Asked Questions

Temperature controlled packaging is a type of packaging solution that is designed to maintain the temperature of sensitive items during transportation and storage. It is important because some items such as pharmaceuticals, food products, and biological specimens are temperature-sensitive and require a controlled environment to maintain their integrity, quality, and efficacy.

The types of temperature controlled packaging solutions include insulated shippers, refrigerant packs, temperature-controlled containers, and temperature-controlled pallets.

The benefits of using temperature controlled packaging solutions include ensuring the integrity and quality of temperature-sensitive products, reducing the risk of product spoilage or degradation, and meeting regulatory requirements for the transportation of temperature-sensitive items.

A temperature controlled box is a container that is designed to maintain a specific temperature range inside the box to protect sensitive items, such as food or medical supplies, from temperature fluctuations.

Yes, temperature controlled shipping boxes are designed to be used for long-distance transportation and can maintain the desired temperature range for several days.

Temperature controlled packaging solutions work by using insulation, refrigerants, and temperature-controlled containers to maintain the temperature of the items inside. The insulation helps to prevent heat transfer, while the refrigerants absorb and release heat as needed to regulate the temperature.

The common applications of temperature controlled packaging solutions include the transportation and storage of pharmaceuticals, biological specimens, food products, and other temperature-sensitive items.

Factors to consider when selecting a temperature controlled packaging solution include the type and quantity of items to be transported or stored, the required temperature range, the duration of transportation or storage, and the environmental conditions such as temperature, humidity, and shock.

Yes, temperature controlled packaging solutions can be recycled or reused, depending on the materials used and the condition of the packaging. It is recommended to check with the manufacturer for specific recycling or reuse guidelines.

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*Minimum order quantity for insulated box liners is 500.