India Cold Chain Show is an annual international event organized by Reed Manch Exhibitions, and showcases temperature controlled storage and transport industries and the IT and material handling solutions for the cold chain. The fifth edition of the expo was held at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai from December 17 to 19, 2016. It was supported by the National Centre for Cold-chain Development (NCCD) and the Federation of Cold Storage Associations of India (FOCSAI). The exhibition saw the presence of Tata Motors as the Title Partner.There were about 170 Indian and international exhibitors. Holland and China had exclusive pavilions for exhibitors from their countries. Over 6,000 persons visited the exhibition over three days. A two-day conference on Taking Cold Chain Business to Next Level: Opportunities & Challenges was a part of the event, covering topics like GST, online retail and maximizing profits. A.K. Singh, Managing Director, National Horticulture Board (NHB) was the Chief Guest at the onference, which had sessions on a macro view of the cold chain industry in India, cold storage business expansion, evolution of cold storages into multicommodity distribution centres, impact of e-retail on cold storages, mitigating cold store costs, cold chain innovations in the dairy industry, impact of GST on reefer transport, and reverse logistics.
Tata Motors exhibited its range of reefer trucks and mini-trucks such as Super ACE, Xenon, LPT 1109, Ultra 1012 and Prima 2523T.
Swift Cold Chain Group, a Mumbai based cold chain logistics solutions provider, offers a range of long haul and city distribution refrigerated cargo movements. It exhibited its Sub-Zero and Swift brand of temperature controlled solutions.
Isuzu Motors India Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors Limited, Japan has its factory in Chennai for the manufacture of pick-up vans, sports utility vehicles and refrigerated vehicles.
Kool-ex Cold Chain is a Mumbai based provider of cold chain solutions for the pharmaceutical and other industries, with its fleet of reefer vans and a network of cold rooms all over India. It is a pioneer in solar powered cold rooms in the country.
Ice Make Refrigeration Pvt. Ltd. manufactures refrigeration equipment for ice cream, dairy, food processing, fruit ripening, horticulture, plastics and chemicals, hotel and pharmaceutical industries at its factory in Ahmedabad.
LU-VE India specialises in commercial and industrial unit coolers, dry coolers and brine air coolers from 1.5 to 82 kW in capacity.
Arctic Refrigeration (P) Ltd. provides cold storage solutions including multi produce, palletized, pre-cooling rooms, control environment storage, banana ripening, potato cold storage, ice-cream and dairy products storage, modular cold rooms, IQF, blast freezers and CA stores, with its headquarters at Gurgaon.
Rinac India Ltd., an integrated cold chain solutions provider based at Bengaluru, offers solutions for storing farm produce, freezing, and storing cooked and semi-cooked poultry, seafood, fruits, and vegetables
Saarthak Refrigeration is the manufacturer of Colt brand of ammonia refrigeration compressors and compressor components, based at New Delhi.
Allround Vegetable Processing B.V., a Dutch company,has production facilities in Holland and Ambala for manufacturing equipment and machinery for postharvest handling and storage of potato, carrot, onions and bulbs.