UPS Pioneers Aviation Safety, Implements New Fire-Resistant Shipping Containers

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  1. cheryl

    cheryl I started this. Staff Member

    Industry-Leading Devices Able to Contain Intense Fires for More Than Four Hours

    Research became a reality when UPS placed an industry-first order for 1,821 fire-resistant shipping containers. The implementation of these unit load devices (ULDs) represents a milestone in aviation history, offering unprecedented protection from intense fires. Delivery of the new containers will begin this September and is expected to be complete by early 2014.[​IMG]