Vaccines, medications, specimens, blood, and other biologicals can be kept at the proper temperatures using cold storage equipment, frequently used to preserve perishable commodities like fruits, vegetables, fish, and meat. Today, many cold storage manufacturers and distributors are developing cutting-edge machinery and sophisticated procedures to meet the growing need for temperature-controlled warehousing. The top 5 cold chain businesses in India are listed below:
1. B Medical Systems:
B Medical Systems is a leading provider of medical cold chain solutions on a global scale. The company, which has its headquarters in Hosingen, Luxembourg, was founded in 1979 after the WHO contacted Electrolux to request a solution for the secure storage and global transportation of vaccinations. The company offers over 100 products throughout its three business portfolios, including solutions for blood management, medical refrigeration, and vaccine cold chain. Vaccine Refrigerators (Ice-Lined and Solar Direct Drive Refrigerators (SDD)), Laboratory Refrigerators, Laboratory Freezers, Pharmacy Refrigerators, Ultra-Low Freezers, and Transport Boxes are some of the main items offered by B Medical Systems. More than half a million B Medical Systems products are installed worldwide and are used in more than 140 countries. The business has a long history of cooperating with reputable international health ministries, hospitals, research institutions, universities, and blood transfusion organisations worldwide. These organisations include UNICEF, the WHO, the Red Cross, and more. B Medical Systems has subsidiaries in the USA and India and ships its products all over the globe.
Voltas, the top-ranked AC and ComRef brand in India, specialises in environmentally friendly, energy-efficient, and Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled modular cold rooms. These cold chain solutions are ideally suited for storage, cooling, or freezing applications in various sectors, including food processing, pharmaceutical, hotel, QSR, and horticulture & floriculture.
Blue Star is India’s top provider of commercial refrigeration and air conditioning. It has over 7500 locations nationwide, offering room air conditioners, packaged air conditioners, chillers, cold rooms, and refrigeration systems. It also has 1172 service technicians who serve consumers in over 900 towns. For use in science and medicine, they manufacture freezers and refrigerators in various series with low and ultra-low temperature settings. They also have specialised refrigeration equipment for blood storage, which is utilised for hospitals, epidemic prevention centres, blood banks, and other medical industries to store medications, biological goods, vaccinations, and other items in the cold.
4. Thermo Fisher
Laboratory freezers from Thermo Scientific enable dependable, secure sample storage for a wide range of application-specific configurations. Through market-leading companies, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon, and PPD, they provide an unmatched combination of cutting-edge technology, purchasing convenience, and pharmaceutical services.
Godrej’s medical refrigerators use their patented Anti-Freeze Grade “A” Sure Chill Technology to maintain vaccine potency despite power outages with accurate chilling at 4°C at all times. These freezers (used in over 40 nations) are WHO PQS Pre-Qualified, 100% environmentally friendly, and on par with global quality standards, thanks to an energy-efficient compressor.