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Hot and Cold Pack for Injury in Football Season 2021

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Here’s Why You Should Be Stocking Your Shelves with Hot and Cold Pack Products in Football Season 2021 As football returns to schools, communities, and stadiums across North America, preparing…

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Rapid Aid and Woodbridge Co-Develop Innovative Packaging Solution for Vaccine Distribution

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Rapid Aid and Woodbridge Co-Develop Innovative Packaging Solution for Vaccine Distribution New Vaccine-Specific, Cold Chain Packaging System Provides 48-hour Temperature Stability without Dry Ice for Covid-19 and Other Temperature Sensitive…


Netflix’ popular series, Cobra Kai, features a Rapid Aid product during the state championship match

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Netflix’s smash hit, Cobra Kai, is a continuation of the popular 1980’s Karate Kid series. Decades after their 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament bout, a middle-aged Daniel LaRusso, and Johnny…

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Rapid Aid Announces New Cold Chain Packaging Division

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The new business unit meets the need for cost-optimized and sustainable packaging solutions for temperature-controlled markets Rapid Aid, the industry leader in hot and cold solutions for healthcare, food, and…

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Why You Need A Cold Gel Eye Mask

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There is a long way to go before the days of Zoom meetings and long hours sitting in front of the computer will be past us. Thanks to COVID-19, the…

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Rapid Aid Debunks Top 10 Hot and Cold Therapy Myths

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Misinformation surrounding cryotherapy (cold therapy) and thermotherapy (hot therapy) is common because many people assume they understand when to use one versus the other. As the leader in hot and…

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Hot and Cold Therapy- Application Uses During and After Pregnancy

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Pregnancy and childbirth can be an uncomfortable time for many women; between the sore feet, aching back, the mind-numbing pain of childbirth and the aftermath of it all.  Fortunately, there…

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Hot and Cold Therapy – How they work and when to use them

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  OVERVIEW The mind-numbing pain of a muscle injury or ailment can cause you to lose focus, and you may be unable to decide whether to treat it with hot…


Antimicrobial Technology: New Solutions for Protecting Employees, Patients, and Customers

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New solutions provide continuous protection against bacterial contamination, odors, and stains for the lifetime of products According to the World Health Organization, microbial infectious disease kills at least 17 million…

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Why we don’t use ammonium nitrate in our instant cold pack or cold chain transportation products

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To enhance public security, in 2010 the Government of Canada enacted the Restricted Components Regulations (“RCR”) regulation which govern the sale of ammonium nitrate having a nitrogen concentration between 28%…


Rapid Aid Begins Production of 300,000 Face Shields Per Week

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Rapid Aid today announced full production of their new line of face shields to meet the needs of healthcare, government, retail personnel, and food preparation workers caused by the COVID-19…

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Rapid Aid announces COVID-19 Response Plan

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To help contain the spread of COVID-19, Rapid Aid is taking steps to protect our employees and customers, while maintaining our high product quality standards and keeping delivery commitments to…

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A great day on the greens for Oakville Hospital Charity Golf Tournament

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Rapid Aid was proud to support the Oakville Hospital Foundation at its Charity Golf Tournament yesterday at the Greystone Golf Club in Milton. An annual event, this years funding goes…

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Rapid Aid Competes in Charity Volleyball Tournament for SickKids

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Our Canadian office had a blast on the courts Saturday in our annual fundraiser for this fantastic cause.


Rapid Aid at CMEF Shenzhen – CMEF

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Rapid Aid made its inaugural trade show appearance in China last week at the China Medical Equipment Fair in Shenzhen, Guangdong.

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Rapid Aid Launches 2017 Medical & Retail Catalogues

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Click here for links to our new medical & retail industry product catalogues – available in English and Chinese!


Medica 2016

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Back again for another year, Rapid Aid will be exhibiting at Medica in November 2016. Find us in Hall #5, Booth #M24 for all your hot and cold therapy OEM and retail solutions

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CMEF Shenzhen 2016

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Rapid Aid is exhibiting at the CMEF Shenzhen trade show in October-November 2016. We are looking forward to exhibiting for the first time at one of Asia’s largest medical shows in Hall #6, Booth #P43

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Rapid Aid on Linkedin

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Connect with us! Rapid Aid is on Linkedin – Check out our company page and follow us for news/updates within the hot and cold therapy industry including trade show appearances.

Community Relations

Rapid Aid is a longstanding contributor to the industry and our community at large. We are proud members of:

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The Canada China Business Council

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TEC (Local CEO group)

We have contributed to several charities and institutions over our 40 year history, most notably, SickKids.