Europe-based Blulog is targeting the U.S. market at the Global Cold Chain Expo in Chicago June 20-22.
 
The French-Polish company specializes in wireless temperature monitoring for the transport and storage of temperature-sensitive products, according to a news release. The company’s latest product is a NFC credit-card size temperature data logger that can provide full temperature and logistics traceability during transportation.
 
The release said the single-use or reusable loggers can be directly integrated in packaging solutions and read via a smartphone.
 
“We are very pleased to establish ourselves on the U.S., which will offer us great opportunities for development,” Jeremy Laurens, sales and marketing director for Blulog, said in the release. “In this highly competitive market, our added value relies on our simple and innovative solutions, designed and developed according to the needs of many sectors companies: food distribution, transport of perishable goods, retail and storage, pharmaceutical industry.”
 
At the Global Cold Chain Expo, which is co-located with the United Fresh Produce Association’s conference and expo, Blulog plans to market a variety of cold chain solutions:
  • Small NFC data loggers for monitoring of temperature-sensitive products during transport, readable with a smartphone.;
  • Radio frequency system for real-time monitoring of temperature-sensitive products during storage, providing alerts via SMS or e-mail;
  • The Coldfinder system, a quick-response code that allows consumers to ensure the products were kept in the right temperature conditions; and 
  • Blutrack, a wireless, continual temperature-monitoring solution for refrigerated ground transport.