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Porkka Announces Launch of New Scientific Product Range

April 29, 2013

HELSINKI, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Porkka today announces the launch of a new scientific range of products to enhance its
offering to the scientific and life sciences sectors.

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New large incubators for the growth of cultures or pathogens in a controlled
temperature environmenthave cabinets that can be adjusted between +4 to +60degree(s)C and
can be equipped either with adjustable shelves, drawers or baskets which are on pull out
runners. Manufactured from high quality components, Porkka offers a long life cycle with
low environmental impact.

Porkka hasalso added a range of chromatography refrigerators designed to accept a wide
range of gas chromatography and mass spectrometry equipment for laboratories.They can also
store other samples or products in a clean, constant temperature environment. Operating
using the latest hydrocarbon refrigerants, they have the benefit of having lower energy
consumption than that of older refrigerators using conventional refrigerants.

Porkka is also introducing plasma freezers that operate at -32degree(s)C and can be
fitted with baskets for plasma bag storage or shelves to store plasma boxes. Each cabinet
is fitted with a high – low temperature alarm, which is both audible and visual and can be
connected with a building monitoring system for further security. As with the rest of the
Porkka Scientific range, all equipment can be supplied with a range of accessories such as
coded entry locks or electronic key lock with access notification of who has entered the

To reduce door-opening time and operating costs, a comprehensive series of pharmacy
refrigerated cabinets are now available with glass window doors to allow pre-selection of
products before opening the door.. Each product is fitted with a unique anti-freeze
protection system to stop accidental low temperature situations. Alarm systems are fitted
as standard and all operate using low energy refrigerants to ensure a low environmental

About Porkka

Porkka is an internationally renowned manufacturer of cold chain equipment for
scientific, medical and life science industries. Established in 1962, Porkka has
affiliated companies in Sweden, Norway and the UK, as well as production facilities in
Ylojarvi, Hollola and Kemijarvi, Finland. Porkka’s continued success is based on decades
of experience, customer focused design and continuous product development.



SOURCE Porkka Finland Oy

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