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The international expert of cold chain, refrigeration and air-conditioning

Cemafroid and Tecnea remain fully operational and at your service

Dear Customers and Partners,

In this period of global health crisis, Cemafroid and Tecnea remain fully operational and at your service to get through these difficult months in France, Italy, Canada and in all the countries of the world where we operate. The cold chain, both for food and for health products, is more essential than ever to ensure the nutrition of populations and their care. Everyone needs refrigeration professionals in these pandemic times, your equipment, your services and your skills and all the staff of Cemafroid is operational to support you in respecting government guidelines and ensuring your safety and that of Cemafroid and Tecnea staff.

Our laboratories for both tests and calibrations and verifications remain operational in Fresnes, Cestas and Casale Monferatto. We honor all of our test and verification appointments and still have slots available for your calibrations and tool verifications. Do not hesitate to send us your materials by courier service or carrier. Our certification and inspection teams are at your disposal in telework to support you and guarantee your compliance and performance, issue certificates of compliance and answer your questions. They manage your certification files and you can take advantage of any availability to update your files with our team. Our experts are at your disposal to support you and help you solve your cold chain, refrigeration and air conditioning problems. Our training actions are maintained with modern videoconferencing tools. Most of our services remain available.

All measures have been taken to ensure the safety of our teams and our customers and to facilitate the organization of our services in compliance with the rules laid down by the various governments with teleworking and without taking unnecessary risks. All scheduled meetings will be held by videoconference or conference call. We have also innovated for training by offering those that can by videoconference allowing participants to participate remotely on a computer or a phone.

Let us do everything, together, so as not to transform the health crisis into an economic crisis!

With best regards
The management of Cemafroid Tecnea

History and main figures

The history of the expert of the cold chain, air conditioning and refrigeration

Cemafroid is more than 60 years of evolution in the service of health, hygiene, safety and environment:

1958 : Creation of laboratory of Antony

The ministry in charge of agriculture decided to install a technical center in Antony.

1970 : French regulation and ATP

The expertise of the Agriculture Ministry technical center contributes to the development of national legislation as a basis for the drafting of the ATP Agreement.

1985 : Creation of Cemagref

The technical center becomes a laboratory of Cemagref

2000 : Creation of GIE Cemafroid

GIE Cemafroid includes :
- CEMAGREF, public research body,
- PERIFEM ass. Technical distribution,

2010 : creation of Cemafroid Group

- Creation of the holding TECNEA,
- Creation of Cemafroid Formation,
- GIE Cemafroid becomes a SNC.

2013 : European Development

- Creation de Tecnea Italia.

2014 : Cemafroid becomes a SAS

- Cemafroid snc becomes sas.

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Key figures of Cemafroid

Cemafroid achieved a turnover of 7 million euros in 2017.

Testing and studies

More than 1000 tests per year.

10+ technical studies and R & D carried out per year.

Certification and Evaluation

More than 5,000 certificates of capability (ADC) issued.

Over 1100 ADC audits per year.

More than 11,000 products labelized Certicold.

40 sites labelized Certibruit.

ATP competent authority and Certification transport

Over 25,000 ATP certificates issued per year.

Over 250 ATP audits per year.


More than 200 trainees per year.

30 sessions inter and intra companies performed in average per year.

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