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Polar Leasing Company, Inc. announces its WL820 Temperature-Controlled Cold Room, the industry’s only validated walk-in refrigerated and freezer unit, has been selected as a 2022 Pharma Manufacturing Innovation Award winner.

Pharma Manufacturing, a leading publication in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, recognized the WL820 walk-in refrigerated unit for its cutting-edge smart technology and efficiency. According to Pharma Manufacturing, “The WL820 temperature-controlled cold room is the only validated leased cold storage solution available to accommodate the stringent temperature control requirements for the pharma industry.”

Polar Leasing Wins Pharmaceutical Industry Innovation Award

Polar Leasing President Bart Tippmann says, “While we are not in the business for awards and accolades, we are honored to receive this acknowledgment which serves as a testament to the critical role the WL820 plays in safeguarding life-saving medicines and immunizations.” He adds, “Pharmaceutical products such as life sciences pharmaceuticals, biomedical technologies, life systems technologies, nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals, food processing, environmental and biomedical devices all demand validated controlled environments in accordance with the international Good Distribution Practices, and our dedicate Polar Leasing team works diligently to exceed these expectations.”

WL820 Pharmaceutical Industry Innovation Award

The WL820 Temperature-Controlled Cold Room is a ground-resting refrigeration or freezer unit designed and engineered specifically for the pharmaceutical industry. These units are constructed of one piece of fiberglass, making them immune to external temperatures. Inside, the units deliver consistent temperatures between 46º F to -22º F.

Polar Leasing provides the largest North American fleet of electric, ground-resting outdoor walk-in freezer and refrigerator rentals, delivered pre-assembled and ready to operate with a simple electrical connection.

For more information about Polar Leasing, call 877-428-2532, or visit

About Polar Leasing

In early 2002, Polar Leasing Company, Inc., was created by Polar King to accommodate the growing demand for walk-in refrigeration rentals. It has expanded its walk-in rental fleet to cover most of the United States and other parts of North America, offering both short- and long-term rentals to industries of all types. Within the last 5 years, we began the process of building a specific division dedicated to Life Science Supply Chain. Polar Leasing offers the largest all-electric fleet of temporary refrigeration, with more than 80 distribution depots and a 24/7 service hotline. For more information, visit or contact Polar Leasing, 4410 New Haven Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46803 USA. In an emergency, call 866-574-4573 or write