After a natural disaster, some of the first products that relief workers seek are plastic tarps and bottled water. Igloo Products Corp. doesn't make either one of those -- but the company still managed to find a role in the earthquake relief effort in Haiti. The Katy, Texas-based company partnered with Dialysis at Sea Cruises, donating several 120-quart coolers to aid in the delivery and storage of heat-sensitive medical supplies. Igloo, which makes plastic coolers, donated large-capacity ice chests to help ship 11 tons of medical supplies that were provided by Dialysis at Sea, including dialysis machines. "Many people will need the help of dialysis since most signs of problems to kidneys do not start to show up until 2-3 weeks after an accident has occurred" explained Steve Debroux, president of Dialysis at Sea Cruises. "The Igloo coolers are vital to delivering the temperature-sensitive supplies." Jim Roberts, president and CEO of Igloo Corp., said the company was "extremely proud to lend a hand during this time of need in Haiti."
Igloo Products aids Haiti relief effort
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