Mar 2021

For food and pharma – New product by ECOCOOL: ECO-XTREME thermal covers

“Our thermal covers are the ideal solution for shipping temperature-sensitive products on critical routes,” explains Dr Florian Siedenburg. They are among the standard products in the ECOCOOL range and offer protection from both excessively high and low temperatures. The portfolio encompasses a range of designs depending on the requirement. New at ECOCOOL: the ECO-XTREME thermal […]
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Mar 2021

New hall at the company headquarters: an extra 800 square metres for fast-movers

Completely in his element, Jan Siedenburg discusses the next steps with his site manager. The operations manager is impatient. He wants to put the new hall into use as soon as possible. Unfortunately, the pandemic has resulted in delays with the construction firms. But now the project is almost finished. ECOCOOL is expanding its storage […]
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Mar 2021

Employee profile: All-rounder and globetrotter – Lukas von See

If one thing can be said about him, it’s that Lukas von See is a true all-rounder. And not just at the ping pong table. Also professionally, he is among the linchpins of management and – at just 28 years of age – he is almost one of the “veterans” of the ECOCOOL workforce. But […]
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Mar 2021

Partner profile: altona Diagnostics GmbH – Molecular diagnostic tests based on real-time PCR

In 2015 the Zika virus was wreaking havoc in Brazil and the World Health Organization declared a global health emergency. In Hamburg-Altona, reliable test methods were being developed for the virus at that time – and they were successful. In 2016, altona Diagnostics GmbH introduced the world’s first CE-IVD-certified real-time PCR test for the Zika […]
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Nov 2020

New: Water-based cooling elements

“The wants and needs of our customers are among the main incentives driving us to continuously develop our products and expand our range,” explains Dr Florian Siedenburg. It was HelloFresh, for example, that provided the idea for the new water-based cool packs. “HelloFresh envisaged an even more sustainable cool pack solution based on gel,” continues […]
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Nov 2020

Modern employee mobility in times of climate change – bike leasing at ECOCOOL

Another component of ECOCOOL’s sustainability strategy is bike leasing. “We have introduced a bicycle leasing scheme,” explains Dr Florian Siedenburg. “Business bikes are key to modern employee mobility and something we can no longer do without.” They are also a unique means of achieving positive effects across multiple levels, especially within the company. So far, […]
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Nov 2020

The Berliner Tafel says thank you for the “cool” donation

“We were very pleased to receive a heartfelt thank you from the Berliner Tafel food bank” says Jana Seipke referring to the nice social media posts on Facebook and Instagram. “The Tafel contacted us and asked for our support,” she explains. They were especially interested in ECOCOOL’s cold packs. Managing Director Dr Florian Siedenburg responded […]
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Nov 2020

ISO 9001:2015: Second supervisory audit passed

“We have passed our second external supervisory audit,” explains Katharina Brüssel, certified quality management representative at ECOCOOL. This applies both to ECOCOOL GmbH and to EcoCool Service GmbH. Since our quality management system was first certified according to ISO 9001:2015 two years ago, it has undergone regular internal and external audits. For two years running […]
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Oct 2020

Employee Profile: I’m off out for a walk – Heike Kallauch

Many people, some well-known and some less so, want to share their experience of pilgrimage with others. But it was the stories told by one person in particular that Heike Kallauch found so inspiring. The author Hape Kerkeling, she feels, sums up the experience of a pilgrimage perfectly. “He saps you of all your strength, […]
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Oct 2020

Smartliner update: Now also available for shipping frozen goods!

The Smartliner – an insulating inlay based on recycled PET that can be used to line entire boxes – is one of the ECOCOOL range’s most popular products. Originally developed for shipping fresh products, it is now also suitable for the shipment of frozen goods. “For frozen goods, the Smartliner is covered in a light […]
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Jan 2020

20 years of ECOCOOL – Interview with founder Heinrich Siedenburg and department head Valeska Busch

When asked if they have any good anecdotes to share, they start laughing. “Of course. You don’t spend 20 years with a company and not have a few stories,” says Heinrich Siedenburg. Valeska Busch confirms this with a grin. Now head of the Sewing department, she has been with ECOCOOL longer than almost anyone at the […]
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Jan 2020

Eight degrees of determination – ECOCOOL runs for a good cause

From enduring temperature changes of more than 40 degrees Celsius and ascending the daunting “stairway to heaven” to sprinting through Samoan lagoons, anything is possible for ECOCOOL. “We like to take on all kinds of challenges,” says Jana Seipke with a wink. The Head of Customer Service & Logistics, along with seven colleagues, laced up her […]
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