Single vs Dual-Compressor Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers

Choosing the right ultra-low temperature freezer for your needs is always a tough decision. With all the factors that need consideration, the choice is yours on whether to go with a single-compressor or dual-compressor system. While a dual-compressor system might sound like it has some real advantages, there are still pros and cons to both options. What's The Difference Between Single and Dual Compressor Freezers? A single compressor ultra-low temperature freezer utilises a single cooling cycle, much like a regular household freezer. Below are some examples of freezers using a s...
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4 Benefits of Cold Rooms For Restaurants

It might come as a surprise to know how much of an impact cold rooms have on saving lives. Each year, an estimated 600 million people - almost 1 in 10 people worldwide - fall ill after consuming contaminated food. While symptoms can be as light as nausea and muscle aches, some 420,000 people die every year from food-borne illnesses. At least USD $110 billion is lost each year in terms of productivity and medical expenses as a result of unsafe food in low and middle-income countries. Food safety is important not only for the general health of a country's people, but also affects its ec...
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6 Industries That Rely On Cold Rooms

When you think of the phrase 'cold room', what first comes to mind? Most people think of restaurants, supermarkets and hotels. These are the areas most often associated with cold rooms where we see employees moving in and out with goods in hand. Cold rooms are essentially just a larger-scaled refrigerator or freezer. The size of a cold room can vary from very small walk-in rooms to very large warehouse storage. Depending on the kind of storage required, cold rooms can be set to maintain temperatures at above or below freezing. Cold rooms are primarily used for storing temp...
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How Laboratories Can Benefit from Smaller Cold Storage Options

When space is a concern especially for biomedical research labs or clinics, the question of samples and drug storage is certainly one of vital importance. Unlike larger biomedical corporations that typically can afford the space and the cost of larger, more energy-consuming freezers, small-scale biomedical research labs or clinics may not necessarily need such a large storage capacity nor can they afford such large footprints. Instead, why not look into smaller and more flexible cold storage options especially when they have the following benefits: 1. Easily Transport Samples and Dru...
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How Can Flake Ice Machines Benefit Your Non-Food-Related Business

Ice, whether it's found in large cubes, spheres, nuggets or even flakes, exists in many different types in order to serve the multiple and varied market segments in where they're used around the world. Although some processes may be somewhat similar in terms of manufacturing, the usage of each type of ice may provide differing advantages for your business. Flake Ice with its diverse utility, is leading the way in terms of large-scale refrigeration. For a quick refresher on what flake ice is, check out our earlier article on How Can Flake Ice Machines Benefit Your Food-Related Busin...
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How Can Flake Ice Machines Benefit Your Food-Related Business

Ice is an item required across many market segments around the world. There are several types of ice which serve a particular purpose, some are meant for cooling drinks, others are meant for chewing, or for product display. For this reason, commercial ice making machines are needed to generate the types of ice needed, such as cube ice, flake ice, nugget ice and more, in huge amounts daily worldwide. Of these, flake ice maker machines are able to be used across a large number of market segments as flake ice is one of the most efficient forms of ice with a diverse utility. While it's ...
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Why Do Modern Laboratories Need a ULT Freezer?

Offering safe and controlled preservation of biological samples including reagents, proteins, DNA, PCR and sequencing nucleotides, antibodies, enzymes, and small molecules, Ultra Low Temperature (ULT) freezers are an essential part of modern laboratories worldwide. These specialist freezers are used in a number of facilities, including biobanking, academic institutions, clinics and hospitals, biotechnology companies, pharmaceutical laboratories, marine fishery companies, and more. The Top 4 Ways ULT Freezers are an Asset to the Modern Lab 1. Sample Safety Keeping precious sp...
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Permanent ETS booth at MEEC

ETS has been working closely with MATRADE in the last five years, to promote our products and services to the worldwide market. Recently, MATRADE offered us an opportunity to place a permanent booth at the Malaysia Export Exhibition Centre (MEEC). We have now completed setting up our display at MEEC under the Machinery & Industrial Equipment section. Here, we have chosen to showcase our flagship blast freezer model, which is the first forced-air blast freezer in Asia to achieve temperatures of up to -80°C and are designed for storage of medical specimens/plasma, fruits and frozen ...
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Advantages of Cold Rooms

If you're in the food business, there's no way to avoid having to refrigerate ingredients used in preparing food for your customers. Having the right commercial refrigeration is essential especially for ensuring that your food remains safe for consumption. Therefore, finding a refrigerator that works for your premises and your scale of food production is a top priority. Refrigerators may be your go-to option, but have you thought about cold rooms as well? What are Cold Rooms? Compared to the domestic refrigerator, a cold room is a walk-in facility that is controlled using refrige...
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MARVEX 2022 Concludes Successfully!

MARVEX 2022, Malaysia's 1st Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration and Ventilation Exhibition was held recently on 16 - 19 March 2022 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 10am to 6pm daily. As one of the board members under MACRA, the joint organiser for MARVEX 2022, Mr Leong Hoong Fook, CEO of ETS Bio Freeze Sdn Bhd was present to support in coordinating and managing the 4-day event. MARVEX 2022 was held in conjunction with ENGINEER, Malaysia's 1st Engineering Exhibition and Conference. YB Datuk Arthur Joseph Kurup, Deputy Minister of Works who represent...
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MARVEX 2022

MARVEX 2022 will be held on 16 - 19 March 2022 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 10am to 6pm daily. MACRA is the joint organiser for MARVEX 2022, and as one of the committee members, Mr Leong Hoong Fook, CEO of ETS Bio Freeze Sdn Bhd will be there to support in coordinating and managing the 4-day event. MARVEX 2022 will be Malaysia’s 1st Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration and Ventilation Exhibition and will feature the future of air-quality in ACMV&R. It is held in conjunction with ENGINEER, Malaysia's 1st Engineering Exhibition and Conference ...
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What are Stability Chambers?

There are lots of different products out there and before they get to market, products need to be tested in all kinds of environmental conditions to make sure that both quality and shelf life are maintained. However, it's not easy to move products around just to replicate different climate conditions. This is where stability chambers come in. Specially designed for product testing, stability chambers are vital pieces of equipment that are used to determine the shelf life of products such as drugs, electrical components, industrial materials and more using various parameters like temperatu...
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Advantages of Mortuary Refrigerators

A mortuary is used for keeping the bodies of the deceased prior to identification, burial or cremation, awaiting post-mortem or disposal. Under normal procedures, the storage of human corpses may range from a few hours to a few days. In some rare cases though, a few weeks or longer may be needed. This means that preventing or delaying the bodies from decomposition is necessary, which is why a refrigerated environment is recommended. Mortuary refrigerators are equipment that maintain a suitable environment for the bodies of the deceased. Nearly all modern health care facilities would have ...
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New Data Logger Available Now

ETS has recently updated our range of data loggers with the all-new TempU-04! Temperature data loggers, also known as digital temperature sensors, are portable measurement devices that record temperature changes over a period of time. These devices can work independently and are used to monitor the temperature and humidity of shipments and storage of food, pharmaceuticals and chemicals. Although data logging can be done manually by constant human observation, temperature data loggers are far more effective, accurate and reliable than taking periodic manual readings. An examp...
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Top 5 Medical Device Trends To Watch in 2022

The medical devices industry is never stagnant. Changes and disruptions have posed significant challenges for all industries and economies across the world in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic even as the year comes to a close. Medical device companies have had to adapt to the shifts in the market, building more agility into the business while keeping up with the crisis response to the pandemic. The medical device industry's transformation has been more apparent in recent years, with the pandemic being a major driver of change. Looking forward, what can the medical devices industry look for...
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The Benefits of Undercounter Cold Storage

Cold storage units have been used for storing all sorts of items, such as vaccines, biological samples, pharmaceuticals and medicines, perishable food items, ingredients, and more. For medical or laboratory applications, cold storage units are critical in preventing damage and contamination and provide optimal conditions that can prolong the shelf life of the valuable drugs, vaccines and other items stored. For the food industry, cold storage units are used to preserve food ingredients and finished food products at optimum temperatures to maintain quality, nutrition and freshness and...
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Upgraded Specifications for Compact Blast Freezer

ETS has recently updated our existing Compact Blast Freezer model VF 45B-180 with upgraded specifications. Blast freezers are an essential equipment in storing ingredients for long periods of time, without any compromise on the quality or freshness. Known as the optimum solution towards long-term and hygienic foodstuff preservation, blast freezers are able to preserve all kinds of foodstuffs perfectly, whether raw, cooked or semi-finished without any drop in quality, freshness and nutrition. With the speed of rapid cooling that blast freezers can achieve, very small ice crystals ar...
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Dos and Don’ts of Vaccine Storage

Vaccines have become one the fastest growing pharmaceutical markets in the world, with major investments in research and development, manufacturing and more. The global human vaccine market has a forecasted potential market growth of USD 18.52 billion between 2021-2025. This development is in line with the increasing frequency of infectious diseases, innovative technology used in vaccine development, increased funding from both government and international organisations, and increasing awareness towards preventive care. As a powerful public health tool, vaccines save millions of live...
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Keep Longer with ETS Vaccine Carrier

Introducing our latest products, the ETS Vaccine Carrier in 12L and 17L for vaccines that need a longer transit time! Kudos to the Malaysian government for reaching its goal of having 80% of adult Malaysians fully vaccinated. With this milestone in hand, major PPVs (Pusat Pemberian Vaksin or Vaccination Centers) had begun closing in stages starting from the Klang Valley as the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) proceeded to the next phase of its implementation. ETS has been constantly innovating throughout the past year, from new freezers, to cold boxes, digital therm...
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Debunking Medical-grade Refrigeration

In pharmacies, hospitals, and laboratories, cold storage is paramount in the storage of temperature-sensitive medications, vaccines, reagents, and patient samples. Consistent and reliable refrigeration is required for the optimal conditions that extend the shelf-life of drugs, vaccines and samples. Why are clinical applications not using household freezers or refrigerators to do the job? Don't they also provide the same conditions for drugs and vaccines? Some clinics would prefer to save costs by using household freezers and refrigerators to store drugs and medications. In fact, impro...
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Blood Bank Refrigerators: The Importance of Preservation

In the event of local or regional natural disasters, public safety responders and healthcare facilities are often short of one very crucial resource when it's needed in great quantity. It's not money, food or volunteers. It's blood. Every two seconds of every day, someone will need blood and it's not just accident victims who do. In fact, the people who routinely need blood the most include those who are: Being treated for cancerUndergoing surgeriesBeing treated for inherited blood disorders. Blood is a resource that cannot be manufactured outside the body and possesses a limite...
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Extend The Life Of Your ULT Freezer

Ultra Low Temperature (ULT) freezers are an essential part of laboratories worldwide. Used to store precious biological samples, including bacteria, virus, blood, enzymes and vaccines, these specialist freezers cover a range of industries such as blood banks, hospitals, epidemic prevention services, research institutes, laboratories in electronic and chemical plants, biological engineering institutes and marine fishery companies. Operating at between -60°C to -86° C, ULT freezers do one thing well - keep samples ultra-cold.  They are reliable units and have an average lifespan of 12-1...
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Cold Box with Digital Thermometer

In line with the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, we are announcing our new offering, a Cold Box with Digital Thermometer! ETS is proud to support the Malaysian Government in the rollout of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) which targets having 80% of adult Malaysians vaccinated as soon as possible. Private hospitals and private general practitioners (GPs) are involved in Phase Two and Phase Three of the PICK to serve as vaccination centres and will assist in maximising the public's access for vaccination. There are 203 private hospitals and around 7,000 ...
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Data Logging in the Pharmaceutical Industry

The pharmaceutical industry is filled to the brim with requirements which must be absolutely fulfilled without exception. How medicines, and especially vaccines are stored, influences their efficiency and quality directly and may impact upon the customers and patients to whom they are administered. There is not one uniform storage requirement for all existing drugs and medicines today. In reality, many drugs and medicines must be kept strictly within a precise temperature range and under particular conditions in order to remain safe for use. For example, overheated products promote the growth...
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ETS Develops 1st Side Open Mortuary Refrigerator in Malaysia!

Yet again, ETS is making waves! We have developed the 1st Side Open Mortuary Refrigerator in Malaysia! Going from success to success, we have consistently moved forward with our innovations in pharmaceutical and laboratory freezers and refrigerators. We now bring you our latest model, MOT 2B (SO) which is a side-open mortuary refrigerator designed with 2 individual chambers. The refrigerator runs at a temperature range of +2°C to +8°C, chambers come with individual doors, LED lighting and door locks, and equipped with 6 heavy duty castors for easy moving of the unit. As always, our mortuary...
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