The Freight Division of Dubai-based Emirates Airlines, Emirates SkyCargo, and DuPont Safety & Construction, a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, recently celebrated 10 years of their partnership. To mark the 10th anniversary of their partnership for cold chain solutions in the air cargo industry, a celebration was held at the Emirates Towers in Dubai.
DuPont Safety & Construction President, Rose Lee said, “DuPont is extremely proud of our partnership with Emirates, we have been on our partnership journey for 10 years together, creating innovative solutions that are leading the cold chain space.”
Emirates Vice President for Cargo Commercial Development, Dennis Lister said, “Emirates SkyCargo operates flights over a vast network, transporting cargo from over 150 destinations across six continents. Even on a single flight, cargo may move through variable and extreme weather conditions from origin to destination,”
Mr. Lister continued, We are always on the lookout for innovative and cost-effective solutions to manage the integrity of our cold chain.”
“Our partnership with DuPont has been very fruitful and has resulted in the development of the revolutionary White Cover range of products.”
“Over the years we have improved the functionality of the White Cover and have released enhanced versions including the most recent White Cover Xtreme, providing an excellent first level of protection for cargo.”
Emirates SkyCargo has continued to develop their extensive cold chain capabilities for the transport of temperature-sensitive shipments. The Dubai-based carrier now boasts over 25,000 square metres of dedicated temperature-controlled storage space at its cargo terminals at Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central.
Global Technical Leader for DuPont™ Tyvek® Cargo Covers, Steve Brabbs said, “From the point of view of product development, Emirates has been an ideal partner for DuPont, when they bring us a new problem, they sit down with us to collaborate in a very open way, so that we can find solutions which work for them technically, practically and economically.”
Emirates SkyCargo and DuPont Safety & Construction will continue to bolster their partnership in a constantly evolving market.