Livermore, Calif (November 6, 2017) – Vericool Packaging, the developer of sustainable Vericoolers® that perform as well as EPS/Styrofoam for cold chain shipping in the pharma, life sciences and food kit/meal subscription industries, announced today that it has been named a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the Western Region of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC).
“In our mission to eliminate the destructive impact of EPS/Styrofoam in cold chain packaging, we are proud to be certified by the Western Region of the National Minority Supplier Development Council as a minority-owned enterprise,” said Darrell Jobe, CEO of Vericool. “Working with diverse suppliers has become a recognized part of many companies’ supply chain planning, particularly those that include this in their corporate social responsibility goals.”
Vericool, which recently announced $5 million in funding dedicated to expanding its manufacturing and operations across the United States, has obtained certification number WR0366.
To meet the growing need for supplier diversity, NMSDC matches its nearly 12,000 certified minority-owned businesses to its network of more than 1,400 corporate members who wish to purchase their products, services and solutions. NMSDC, a unique and specialized player in the field of minority business enterprise, is proud of its unwavering commitment to advance Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American suppliers in a globalized corporate supply chain. For more information, visit www.NMSDC.org.
About Vericool, Inc.
Based in Livermore, Calif., Vericool delivers sustainable packaging that protects products, people and the planet. RecyclapostableTM Vericoolers® are the only high performing 100% compostable insulation and recyclable cold chain packaging in the market, making them the safest replacement for EPS/Styrofoam. Patented and patent-pending Vericoolers are cost-effective and reliable, ensuring that food, medicines and other temperature sensitive products stay cool from packaging to receipt. Customizable and high-performing, Vericoolers can perform to customer-defined ASTM and ISTA standards.
Vericool is all about delivering second chances for people and companies to do the right thing for the planet. Those that get it—Vericooler it.