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  • Refrigerated delivery vehicles: device facilitates door closing

    In order to avoid unwanted temperature rises due to awkward door closing, an EPDM valve has been designed by the German company Maagtechnic.

    • Publication date : 2011/10/03
  • In Switzerland, 17% of refrigerated vehicles above temperature regulation

    An investigation by Swiss authorities has found that 17% of refrigerated vehicles were providing insufficient cooling of food in Switzerland.

    • Publication date : 2015/03/12
    • Subjects: Regulation
  • Refrigerated vehicle sales in China increased by 27% in 2019

    Cold chain logistics in China are expected to expand over the next few years.

    • Publication date : 2020/07/21
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Demand for cooling drives cold transport growth

    The number of refrigerated vehicles on the road could feasibly reach 15.5 millions by 2025, up from less than 3 million in 2013.

    • Publication date : 2015/07/09
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Alternatives to replace R404A for refrigerated transport

    With about 5 million refrigerated vehicles operating worldwide, there is active research and development focusing on identifying alternatives to R404A, which is traditionally used in truck and trailer...

    • Publication date : 2020/09/04
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives
  • CO2 for transport refrigeration systems

    A paper presented during the 10th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Conference held in Delft in 2012 summarizes developments on cryogenic solutions for refrigerated vehicles using liquid CO2 in an open cycle system.

    • Publication date : 2013/03/08
  • Markets: Refrigerated road transport: facts and figures

    According to a recent TechNavio Insights study on the UK refrigerated road transport market study, the estimated total number of refrigerated road transport vehicles in the UK, in 2008, was around 140@000. Of these, 43% (60@000) were vans and...

    • Publication date : 2009/05/18
  • Refrigerated storage trends

    Several cold store building projects illustrate trends currently observed in the refrigerated storage field: - by building in Harnes the largest cold store in France, frozen chip producer Mc Cain intends to house under one roof in April 2010 its...

    • Publication date : 2009/05/18
  • Autonomous systems for refrigerated transport

    The refrigerated transport sector is looking for solutions to reduce fuel consumption, refrigerant emissions and noise emissions. - Autonomous systems cooled by cryogenic secondary coolants offer alternatives. A system developed in Germany uses...

    • Publication date : 2009/02/25
  • Cold chain news: India’s growing cold chain

    With a 63.5-million-tonne annual production of fruit, 105-million-tonne annual production of milk, India is the largest fruit and milk producer in the world. It is also the second vegetable producer in the world with an annual production of 125.89...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Chinese cold Chain figures

    China is the largest food-producing and consuming country worldwide. According to China Research Intelligence (SHCRI), there are actually 2000 meat factories in China, producing over 60 million tons annually. Frozen food represents 8.5 million,...

    • Publication date : 2010/03/07
  • Refrigerated transport: truckers’ Delight

    North American truckers are set to upgrade their equipment in line with new regulations and due to strong consumer demands for better food safety. The FDA's hazard analysis critical control points (HACCP) system decrees that shippers and...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • Briefs: Cemafroid

    Cemafroid, a French refrigerated vehicle testing and certification organization with sites in Antony, Cestas and Lyons, celebrated its 10th anniversary on June 3-4, 2010 at its Antony site. The birthday celebration took the form of a conference...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/04
  • Figures: France

    - According to Cemagref, the French agri-food sector represents 24 million tons of refrigerated food, 4000 factories, 1600 warehouses (over 2000 m3), 8800 super- and hypermarkets, 60 000 local stores, 75 000 temperature-controlled vehicles, 36...

    • Publication date : 2009/08/13
  • Compressors: key trends

    Over the past few years, the design and performance of rotary, reciprocating positive displacement and dynamic compressors have been greatly improved. CO2 compressors have conquered new niches and twin-screw compressors are now increasingly used...

    • Publication date : 2005/10/26