Athens, OH Global Cooling Inc., developer and manufacturer of Stirling Ultracold ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers featuring the innovative free-piston Stirling engine cooling system, announced today the company has been awarded TechOhio’s Best Startup Culture Award in the late-stage startup category. TechOhio, the voice of The Ohio Third Frontier program, started the award in 2018 to recognize startup companies who focus on building a great culture.
Stirling Ultracold freezers are used in laboratory settings and help to advance life sciences research by using much less energy than traditional freezers. The freezers preserve material at extremely low temperatures while also offering a compact, more environmentally-sustainable solution.
“As we establish ourselves as a world-class organization, it is essential that we maintain a culture of aligned goals, transparency, accountability and execution,” said Stirling Ultracold CEO Neill Lane. “We are honored to receive TechOhio’s Best Startup Culture Award, which recognizes the culture and entrepreneurial spirit we embrace as a company.”
Global Cooling Inc. has recently received a number of recognitions, including ENERGY STAR® certification for the company’sSU780XLE Upright Freezer and the first ENERGY STAR partnership in the laboratory grade refrigerators and freezers ultra-low temperature category. The company was also VWR’s 2017 Equipment, Instruments and Chromatography Supplier of the Year.
About Global Cooling, Inc. and Stirling Ultracold
Manufactured and developed by Global Cooling, Inc. in Athens, Ohio, Stirling Ultracold’s ultra-low temperature freezer products feature the industry’s first reliable cooling technology, using the free-piston Stirling engine. This innovation has allowed the company to provide a new generation of environmentally friendly ULT freezers that achieve stable storage conditions over a wide temperature range. Using less than one-third the electric power of standard compressor-based ULT freezers, as validated by the industry’s first ENERGY STAR® partnership for ULT freezers, Stirling Ultracold freezers were also the first in the U.S. to use 100 percent natural refrigerants.
In addition to its SU780XLE upright ultra-low freezer, Stirling Ultracold offers the compact under-counter SU105UE freezer for small-volume storage, and the easily transportable Shuttle™ Model ULT-25NE, which is the only portable ULT solution for remote clinical trials and biologic drug delivery.