Choosing How To Keep Seafood Cold When Shipping In Foam Coolers

Keeping Seafood Cold When Shipping Long Distances – Dry Ice Vs. Gel Packs

As To Whether You Should Use Gel Packs or Dry Ice When Shipping Seafood Catches or Purchases… Assuming you’re going to use a foam shipping cooler to ship home your most recent catch from the charter fishing boat or from the great adventure you recently enjoyed at the local seafood store, the one thing you want to make sure of is that your cargo doesn’t go bad on you while in transit.  This means you need to choose the appropriate refrigerant. Did you know that using dry ice is a bad idea in certain seafood shipping scenarios?  What’s more, did you know that using cubed ice could be the worst …

Are you ready for the next tropical storm or hurricane - use this checklist!

A 23-Point Hurricane Preparadness Checklist

Tropical Storm or Hurricane Aftermath – Nothing Worse Than Being Caught Unprepared! Our most recent article discusses 23 basic supplies that can help you make it through the aftermath of a tropical storm or hurricane with a greater advantage than people who fail to prepare – and it all begins with the right foam cooler ice chest that’s thick walled, superior-grade, light-weight, low cost, and allows you to have several of them to share if you wish and still have plenty of money left over for other supplies.  This checklist is practical in that it ensures you have what you need in advance so you won’t have to rely so …

Companies Ship Fragile Sea Life In LoBoy Cooler Ice Chests

Companies Use LoBoy Foam Ice Chests and Insulated Shipping Cooler Box Kits For Protecting Marine Life Specimens In Transit High quality LoBoy Coolers and Insul-Pak Insulated Foam Shippers and Insulated Shipping Boxes are among the most cost-effective packaging options for securing and protecting aquatic specimens for long-distance transport. One company using our products to do just that is Gulf Specimen Marine Lab in Panacea, Florida. As a resource providing marine life specimens needed for study at schools, universities, and even research laboratories, Gulf Specimen Marine Lab relies on the superior thermal protection of our EPS foam shippers and coolers to maintain health and integrity of specific marine samples during transit …

Hurricane Season – Why You NEED Thick Wall Foam Cooler Ice Chests

Foam Ice Chests – Much More Affordable, Keeps Ice Longer, Recyclable – Just A Few Reasons To Stock Up Before Hurricane Season When you’re watching the local and regional weather news with tropical waves coming off the coast of Africa, that’s about the time you start ticking off the list of things you ought to have on hand just in case you need them in the even of a tropical storm or hurricane landing in your area.  On that list of must-have items, ice chest foam coolers with extra thick walls should be right near the top of your priorities.  A recent article launched on the web by the LoBoy …

A Choice Between Thick Walled Foam Ice Chests Vs Thin Wall Foam Coolers

We Invented The Thick Walled Foam Ice Chest To Replace Thin Walled Breakable Coolers For Good Reason… In 1967, the founder of our company  had endured enough frustration from having cheap ‘styrofoam’ coolers break or leak when he went out fishing off the coast of Destin, Florida.  In those days, many fishermen would load their catches into such coolers to take back to the dock, with a high likelihood of suffering a ‘foam cooler disaster’ because they simply were not well made enough to handle that kind of a pounding. So, Charles Watkins decided to do something revolutionary and create a foam cooler that could be packed full of ice …

Three Ways To Tell A Quality Foam Cooler From A Cheap One

Prevent Foam Cooler Disasters By Knowing How To Tell Quality From Junk – The Beach Will Thank You For many years, innumerable American Citizens have braved backed up traffic, high gas prices, and screaming kids yelling, “Are we THERE yet”, all to realize the ultimate dream of sitting in the sun, soaking up rays, and forgetting their troubles.  These bold pioneers annually set forth to the beach during the Summer and survive endless war for a good parking spot only to suffer the piled-on indignity of helplessly watching tasty snacks, sodas, and beer packed in cheap form coolers go crashing to the ground as said flimsy containers lose what little …