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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 difficult period, the Cemafroid-Tecnea group is doing everything it can to provide all of its services for all its customers wherever they are and in compliance with the health provisions in force to protect its employees, those of its customers and partners and limit the spread of the epidemic. Refrigeration is essential in our societies but it will be even more so to fight the epidemic and get through it in the best conditions. Refrigeration professionals, refrigeration users, all of you Cemafroid-Tecnea group customers, we thank you for your trust and loyalty, we assure you of our total availability at your service. Together we will take up this new challenge, in France, Italy, Canada but also in the more than 40 countries where we operate.
With best regards
The management of Cemafroid-Tecnea

Who are we?

The entities of the Cemafroid-Tecnea group
Shareholders of Cemafroid
Instances of Cemafroid

Expert of cold chain, refrigeration and air-conditioning

Present in France and abroad, Cemafroid provides to the professionals and industrialists the guarantee of compliance and performance of the cold chain or refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Our work helps to protect people improving the performance of equipment of transport and storage for perishable food and health products.

Cemafroid also contributes to reducing the impact of refrigeration on the environment and global warming in particular by certifying companies handling refrigerants particularly dangerous for the planet.

Today and tomorrow, Cemafroid, the refrigeration expert

at the service of business competitiveness, of health and safety of people and the planet. Cemafroid is committed to offer its customers and partners a range of recognized excellence services with responsiveness and flexibility: testing, verification, certification, training, expertise, development and innovation, public services...

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The companies of the Tecnea-Cemafroid group

The Tecnea-Cemafroid group is composed of:


The holding company.

Tecnea groupe Cemafroid


The historical entity of the group.

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Cemafroid Formation

The subsidiary in charge of training activities.

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Tecnea Inspection

The subsidiary in charge of inspection activities.

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Tecnea Italia

The Italian subsidiary of the group.

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Tecnea Canada

The north-american subsidiary of the groupe.

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Shareholders of Cemafroid

Cemafroid SAS is a "société par actions simplifiée" between 3 members:

Tecnea SAS

Group holding.
Tecnea held by employees of Cemafroid.

Tecnea groupe Cemafroid

Cemagref participation SASu

Participation affiliate of INRAE (Ex-Irstea, Ex-Cemagref).
INRAE is the National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and the Environment.


Transfrigoroute Prestations SASu

Participation affiliate of Transfrigoroute France.
Transfrigoroute France is the interprofessional technical association of temperature-controlled transport in the field of transport.

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Instances of Cemafroid

Cemafroid has a Supervisory committee chaired by Gérard MATHIEU. Cemafroid is led by TECNEA SAS represented by its President Gerald CAVALIER.

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Supervisory committee of Cemafroid

The Supervisory Committee established by the Statute of Cemafroid guides the work and illuminates the Presidency's decisions. The members of the Supervisory Committee are individuals appointed for a term of three years by decision of the partners. They elect a president for the term of office.

Gérard Mathieu- CS Cemafroid

President Supervisory committee of Cemafroid

Former president of GIE Cemafroid

Nicolas Birouste- CS Cemafroid Franck CHARTON- CS Cemafroid

Department Director at AFNOR

General Delegate of Perifem

Soumia ELHAJJI- CS Cemafroid Georges Ferreira- CS Cemafroid


Expert qualified

Laurence Fournaison- CS Cemafroid Jean-CharlesFromage - CS Cemafroid

Research Unit Director at INRAE

Jean-Charles FROMAGE
Executive in STEF

Stephane LAYANI- CS Cemafroid Erick MEJEAN - CS Cemafroid

Stéphane LAYANI

General manager Lamberet Sas

Pierre-Yves SAINT - CS Cemafroid Frédéric VANNSON - CS Cemafroid

Pierre-Yves SAINT
President - Cemagref participations, General secretary INRAE

Frédéric VANNSON
Technical Director Petit Forestier

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Presidency of Cemafroid

Presidency of Cemafroid is provided by Tecnea SAS. It is represented by its President and Executive Board. The Presidency defines strategy of Cemafroid and ensures its operational management.

Executive Board

Gérald CAVALIER - Cemafroid-Tecnea Laurent LACCHIA - Cemafroid-Tecnea

Président Tecnea - Président Cemafroid

Secrétaire Général

Espoir Olangalire - Cemafroid-Tecnea  

Directeur Qualité Sécurité Environnement


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