Alternative Technology Pharma Signs Agreement to Distribute Innovative PakSense Temperature Monitoring Labels


Creates Complete Cold-Chain Management Solution for the Life Sciences Industry

Laval, Canada - Alternatives Technologie Pharma Inc. (ATP), a Canadian corporation and member of the TCP Family of Companies, today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with PakSense Inc. (PakSense), Boise (Idaho, USA), providing exclusive worldwide distribution rights of PakSense temperature indicators, temperature monitoring labels, and readers for the monitoring of blood, blood products, and vaccines. Moreover,ATP has non-exclusive distribution rights for all market segments in the life sciences industry.

Alternatives Technologie Pharma Inc. will incorporate PakSense alert indicators, BIOmed contact labels, BIOmed wireless labels, and reading devices within its cold-chain monitoring and tracking offering to the life sciences industry. ATP will integrate PakSense's products and solutions under its ATP-ThermoProfile(TM) and ATP-Mirador(TM) monitoring and tracking platforms.

PakSense Labels are a new class of temperature recorder that provides visibility into what happens to products during distribution. They are fundamentally different than traditional recorders available on the market today in many distinct ways. They utilize an innovative temperature sensor that does not require ongoing calibration to maintain accuracy. They also take a surface read of the object to which they are attached, providing a much closer approximation of actual product temperature. Furthermore, their unique flat form factor promotes their use in a variety of scenarios: they can even be mailed back in the postal system for downloading at a central location.

Mr. Jean Bedard, CEO of ATP said "We believe PakSense's technology provides an important added value to our cold-chain monitoring solutions for temperature sensitive life sciences products. PakSense products, coupled with our monitoring and tracking platforms, provides a complete cold-chain management package that will ultimately help the life sciences industry make better quality and safety decisions."

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Alternatives Technologie Pharma inc.
M. Jean Bédard, CEO
3100 de la Concorde E., Suite 212
Laval (QC) H7E 2B8 Canada
T. 450.661.5966
j.bedard@alternatives-tech.com

PakSense Inc.
Amy Childress, Marketing Programs Director
9939 West Emerald St., Building C
Boise, Idaho 83704 USA
T. 208-489-9010
amy.childress@paksense.com

About PakSense (www.paksense.com):
Founded in Boise, Idaho in 2004, PakSense is a market leader in the development of intelligent sensing products specifically designed to monitor perishable goods. PakSense products help manufacturers, distributors and retailers determine the quality and safety of food, pharmaceutical and other environmentally sensitive products. Consumers ultimately benefit by having access to safer, fresher and higher-quality products.PakSense products have been distributed in more than 50 countries.

About Alternatives Technologie Pharma (www.alternatives-tech.com)
Alternatives Technologie Pharma (ATP) is a supplier of cold chain management solutions having products and services integrated into global solutions focused on the specific needs of the pharmaceutical, life sciences and transportation markets. ATP offers complete and integrated monitoring and tracking solutions(ATP-ThermoProfile(TM) and ATP-Mirador(TM)) for the temperature-sensitive supply chains. Alternatives Technologie Pharma is a member of the TCP Family of Companies.

About The TCP Family of Companies (www.tcpreliable.com)
The TCP Family of Companies is a complete packaging integrity solutions provider servicing life science industries. The TCP Family consists of Cryopak, the leading manufacturer of cold chain related products, DDL, the leader in product, material and package validation testing for the medical device and biopharmaceutical industries and ATP, the leading provider of cold chain compliance solutions and software for the lifescience industry and healthcare organizations. The TCP Family handles your packaging projects with the paramount goal of helping you get your product to market faster while maintaining the integrity of your products.

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