Global Cold Chain Alliance to host Cold Chain Pavilion at ProFood Tech

March 15, 2019


ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, MARCH 15, 2019 - The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), a trade association dedicated to a universally strong, safe, and secure cold chain, will host a Cold Chain Pavilion at ProFood Tech (March 26–28, 2019; McCormick Place, Chicago) as part of the ProFood Tech Partner Program.

The Cold Chain Pavilion will serve as a destination for information and idea-sharing related to all aspects of maintaining a safe, secure, temperature-controlled supply from end-to-end. Americold and Gleeson Constructors & Engineers, LLC, both GCCA members, will exhibit in the booth, alongside representatives from GCCA.

A longtime member of GCCA and core partner of the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW), Americold is a global provider of choice for temperature-controlled infrastructure and supply chain solutions. They offer an array of warehousing, transportation and complementary activities designed to be efficient, to drive down their customers’ supply chain costs, and to lower inventory investment requirements.

Gleeson Constructors & Engineers LLC, also a longtime IARW Associate member, is a nationally recognized leader in the design-build industry. They design and construct food processing facilities, ready-to-eat facilities, freezers, cold storage facilities, and distribution centers nationwide. 

ProFood Tech attendees who are seeking temperature-controlled supply chain solutions, including warehouse and logistics, design-build, transportation, or industry best practices are encouraged to visit the Cold Chain Pavilion, located in booth 761.

ProFood Tech is the most comprehensive food and beverage processing show in North America. Produced by three of the world’s trade show leaders – PACK EXPO, Koelnmesse - organizer of Anuga, and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) – ProFood Tech is unprecedented in its ability to bring the industry together and address the critical issues facing food and beverage processing operators in North America. 


CONTACT : Grace Lynch, Marketing & Communications Coordinator – Global Cold Chain Alliance at +2022lpl or   






About the Global Cold Chain Alliance
Comprised of its Core Partners, including the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses, the World Food Logistics Organization, the International Refrigerated Transportation Association, and the Controlled Environment Building Association, the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) represents all major industries engaged in temperature-controlled logistics. GCCA unites partners to be innovative leaders in the temperature-controlled products industry. For more information about GCCA, visit

About the Producers of ProFood Tech

ProFood Tech is produced in partnership by PMMI, Koelnmesse (organizer of Anuga) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA).

PMMI , The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 850 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry. It works to advance a variety of industries by connecting consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions through leading trade media, as well as the world-class  PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows  – PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Healthcare Packaging EXPO, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México and EXPO PACK Guadalajara.

Koelnmesse GmbH - Global Competence in Food and FoodTec Koelnmesse is an international leader in organizing food fairs and events regarding food and beverage processing. Trade fairs such as the  Anuga , ISM and Anuga FoodTec are established world leaders. Koelnmesse not only organizes food trade fairs in Cologne, Germany, but also in further growth markets around the globe, for example, in Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Italy, Japan, Thailand, the United States and the United Arab Emirates, which have different focuses and contents. These global activities enable us to offer our customers a network of events, which in turn grant access to different markets and thus create a basis for sustainable and stable international business. The events regularly organized by Koelnmesse take place at different intervals and attract more than 53,500 exhibiting companies from 122 countries, as well as approximately 3 million visitors from 221 countries.

The International Dairy Foods Association ( IDFA ), Washington, D.C., represents the nation’s dairy manufacturing and marketing industry, which supports nearly 3 million jobs that generate more than $161 billion in wages and has an overall economic impact of more than $628 billion. IDFA members range from multinational organizations to single-plant companies. Together they represent approximately 90 percent of the milk, cultured products, cheese, ice cream and frozen desserts produced and marketed in the United States and sold throughout the world. The diverse membership includes numerous food retailers, suppliers and companies that offer infant formula

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