REFCOLD INDIA | Conference
SOUTH ASIA’S LARGEST Exhibition and Conference on Cold-Chain, Industrial Refrigeration & Reefer Transportation


Workshops & Seminars

REFCOLD INDIA 2018 is proud to announce Workshops and Seminars that will be conducted during the 3 day event from 22 – 24, November 2018.

Workshops will be on design / installation / operation & maintenance and troubleshooting aspects of Refrigeration & Cold Chain Plants. These Workshops will be conducted in 3 half day sessions in Vernacular language ( Either Gujarati or Hindi ). Workshops are free of charge based on pre-registration.

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Seminars shall be on theme based topics and shall be taken by eminent national & International speakers of Refrigeration and Cold chain industries from all over the Globe. These Seminars will be conducted in 4 half day sessions, one each on 22nd & 24th November , while two sessions will be on 23rd November to be taken by distinguished lecturers from UNEP / ASHRAE / IIR . These Seminars are on chargeable basis.

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Themes for Seminars are as mentioned below:

A) Industrial Refrigeration:

  • Design of two stage system for maximum efficiency
  • Cascading system for low temperature
  • Automation in Refrigeration
  • Energy storage using phase change material and to reduce energy bill
  • Low Charged Ammonia System


B) Refrigeration in Cold Chain Industries:

  • Onion Warehousing
  • Refrigeration for Dairy
  • Refrigeration for Fishery
  • Application of Refrigeration in Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Cold chain in blood Products & biological Samples
  • Cold Chain in Food & Good Practices
  • Monitoring & Diagnostic services for Reefer


C) Natural Refrigerants:

  • Introduction to Natural Refrigerants & Alternatives to HFCs
  • CO₂ as Refrigerant
  • Heat pump with Propane as refrigerant
  • Study of 427A refrigerant ( Alternative to R-22)
  • Use of cryogenic fluid for low temperature
  • Refrigerant option existing and future
  • Ammonia / carbon dioxide system
  • Sustainable old and development of new refrigerant


D) Innovative Technologies in Refrigeration:

  • Latest trends in compressors, condensers, evaporators and system design
  • Microwave assisted freezing
  • Energy Efficient and Modern Technology Infrastructure for cold stores including steel structure and thermal insulation
  • Alternative energy based Cold storage
  • Cryogenic solution for reefers
  • Quick freezing equipment’s


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India has the largest cold store capacity in the world.

The penetration rate of the refrigerator market in india is on an increasing trend - from 27-3% in 2016 to a projected 47.5% in 2026

Knowledge enhancing workshops and seminars

Only exhibition focusing on industrial refrigeration along with Cold-Chain and reefer transportation.

Innovation Pavilion - Dedicated pavilion recognizing the innovative products and technology of the industry.

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmer’s Welfare (Horticulture Division – MIDH)


By 2020, Indian Food and Retail market is projected to touch $ 828.92 bn

By 2020, the Indian Dairy Industry is expected to double to $ 140 bn

By 2024, the Food Processing Industry will potentially attract $ 33 bn investments and generate employment for 9 mm people

By 2030, Indian annual household consumption to spike, making India the 5th largest consumer

100% FDI is permitted under the automatic route in Food Processing Industries

100% FDI is allowed through goverment approval route for trading, including through e-commerce in respect of food products manufuctured or produced in India


Who should exhibit?

Companies that provide equipment, tools and technologies that support the infrastructure and operations of cold-chain design and build services cold storage warehouse and processing facilties, all forms of refrigerated transportation import/export facilities and services, and companies that provide third-party cold storage and refrigeration logistics.


If you produce, handle, store, transport or are involved in the distribution of perishable products, then REFCOLD INDIA is for you!