Athens County-based Stirling Ultracold attracts national attention for boosting global distribution of potential COVID-19 vaccines

Stirling Ultracold employees stand with the company's freezers. Stirling Ultracold employees stand with the company's freezers via Ohio University News

Ohio University-supported Stirling Ultracold is earning national attention for its novel ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers, which can supply the minus 80-degree Celsius storage environment that may be necessary for the upcoming COVID-19 vaccines.

Recently featured in both the New York Times and Columbus Business First, Stirling Ultracold’s ULT freezers will offer companies who research, manufacture, transport and store the potential vaccine with unique storage capability. The freezers are more compact, use 70-75% less energy, and have the largest storage capacity of floor space compared to traditional compressor-based ULT freezers.

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Originally published November 10, 2020.

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