German Medical Innovation, Cryotherapy, Mobile Cold Chain Launched in Manila

Imagine an innovation that can reduce inflammation and pain only in a few sessions in a few minutes? 

Cryotherapy, or “cold therapy,” is a medical technology where the body is exposed to extremely cold temperatures for between two and four minutes. It has been studied extensively and the benefits speak for themselves. 

It has been available in most advanced countries, and now the largest Cryotherapy Chamber in Asia Pacific is in the Philippines! 

Deutsche Motorgeräte Inc. ( DMI), in an exclusive partnership with Mecotec , GmBH, a world leader and pioneer in the field of Freezing Technology officially launches in the Philippines on Friday, Nov 26 Asia Pacific’s largest 3-room pure electric, nitrogen-free , whole body CryoChamber – the CryoAir Multi+. 

Cryotherapy at a temperature of -110C supports treatment in professional sport by enhancing fitness and réhabilition. While in the clinical setting, it is known to reduce inflammation and pain from rheumatic conditions, and support regeneration. 

“With one goal of optimizing one’s immune system for a healthier, more productive and improved quality of life, we are very excited to share the benefits of our Cryotherapy Chamber for medicine, sports and lifestyle!” says Jesus Co President of DMI. 

As a distributor of German engineered products in the Philippines, the President of DMI , Mr Jesus Co also unveiled the High-Tech Container MCF-8 for the transport and safe deep freeze cold storage at -20°C (-4°F) to -80°C (-112°F) for Covid-19 Vaccines . This can also be used as a distribution center in an existing facility to administer the dosage to the public. 

With the ramp-up of vaccine production and the need for booster vaccinations, the demand for ultra-low temperature solutions to safely store the vaccine immediately after production continues to rise. 

“This pandemic is far from being over and it takes joint efforts and partnership to be successful. “ Her Excellency Ambassador Anke Reiffenstuel said. 

“We need vaccines, adequate and proper cold storage and a strong health care system. But we can overcome it through partnership and cooperation.” she added.

With our certified solutions in the field of mobile and stationary deep cooling of pharmaceutical products, such as in this case Covid-19 vaccines, we cover an important area within this logistics chain,“ said Enrico Klauer, Chief Executive Officer of MECOTEC GmbH. 

“As a pediatrician by profession, I cannot overemphasize the importance of proper cold storage and the logistic chain for vaccines.” Dr Joy Sy said. 

“I’m optimistic that the alliance between Germany and the Philippines will continue to help improve the Health and Wellness sector of our country, as well as coordinate efforts to ensure an equitable return to normalcy and global recovery from the pandemic,” continues Dr Sy. 

The event was attended by Ms Charlotte Bandelow, the Deputy Executive Director & Head of Trade Promotion, DE International of the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (GPCCI), MECOTEC GmBH Business Development Director , MECOTEC Asia Ptd. Ltd., a subsidiary of MECOTEC GmbH based in Singapore, Mr Deenad Subdramurthy, Department of Health Assistant Secretary Dr Maria Francia Miciano-Laxamana, Mr Fred Hui and Dr Adrian Ng of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry ( PCCI). The cryochamber is located at the FROZFIT Facility at #8 Tagdalit Street, Quezon City.

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