TCS&D Show

TCS&D 2017 is the UK’s dedicated event for temperature-controlled storage and distribution

It is a proven business platform showcasing the latest innovations for temperature controlled storage and distribution, the organiser says .

The event, taking place on 13-14 September 2017, focuses on solutions for the storage and transportation of chilled and frozen foods.

For the first time, TCS&D will be at the RICOH Arena, Coventry, a centrally located venue, at the heart of the UK’s distribution hub.  
Join over 100 exhibitors at TCS&D 2017 and grow your business in the ever important temperature controlled storage and distribution sector.

Coventry, UK: New product developments will dominate this year’s TCS&D, the biggest exhibition of its kind to date now it has moved to Coventry’s Ricoh Arena.

Some of the industry’s most well-respected brands will showcase innovation and efficiency at the dedicated cold chain exhibition on the 13th and 14th September, complemented by a comprehensive free-to-attend seminar programme providing expertise, advice and Q&As with industry experts.

Show highlights

Montracon is celebrating 40 years in the trailer industry with its largest TCS&D showcase to date, featuring three stand-out products: a lifting deck reefer that can carry 44 pallets, a refrigerated 18-tonne rigid body, and an all new reefer semi-trailer.

Body and trailer manufacturer Cartwright will exhibit its next generation of temperature-controlled, double deck 44-pallet capacity trailers, built at its new £1.8m refrigeration technology plant in Altrincham.

While refrigerated body specialist Chereau will present a multi compartment rigid truck that features: SmartOpen-C, a roller shutter opening that offers wider load volumes, greater efficiency and speed; and Citylight, a 100% LED-lit upper ramp with flush integrated working lights and scrolling warning lights.

Vehicle bodybuilder Paneltex will exhibit two flagship vehicles: a Paneltex Somers Ford Transit featuring a fold-back freezer door; and a 7.2-tonne IVECO Daily featuring a 16ft refrigerated box body compliant with ATP Class C standards.

Additional Iveco vehicles will be on display at the manufacturer’s dedicated stand – the first time the business has showcased its products at the UK’s only dedicated cold chain event.

Five vehicles will be on display at the Cold Consortium’s stand including a Volkswagen Crafter CR35 medium wheelbase panel van with a deep-freeze conversion and GAH refrigeration system, and a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van with medium wheelbase, chill conversion and Webasto-DIAVIA fridge system, equipped with the unique Cold Consortium-designed and manufactured Meat Hoist, which is being officially launched at the show.
Visitors to SSI Schaefer’s stand will see examples of storage equipment for both frozen and ambient environments, and learn about Orbiter, a high density storage and retrieval system, and the company’s warehouse management system, which provides real-time information and high levels of transparency.

Materials handling specialists UniCarriers will demonstrate a heavy duty cold store reach truck, that features a heated cab, while Aisle-Master will exhibit a cold store model from its articulated VNA forklift range, designed for space saving storage and handling whilst offering the highest level of operator comfort.

Construction firm Chalcroft. which has a particular specialism in coldstore facilities for food and beverage, will be showcasing their portfolio of new-builds, extensions, refurbishment and fit-out projects.

Krone will show its latest Cool Liner temperature-controlled trailer, fitted with Krone’s market-proven drum axle and the new Krone Isowall moveable bulkhead.

Already in high demand throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe, the new Cool Liner and easy-to-operate insulated bulkhead combine to provide operators with the optimum in dual-temperature control.

One of three vehicles on show will be this 44-pallet lifting-deck reefer

This year Montracon celebrates 40 years in the trailer industry by taking its largest ever stand at the TCS&D Show.

One of three vehicles being exhibited is a lifting deck reefer that has been developed to accommodate more pallets than previous Montracon double deck models.

Carrying 44 pallets split 18 on the upper deck, 18 on the lower and 8 over the swan neck. The trailer will add a splash of colour, being finished in striking Montracon livery.

Making their debut, a refrigerated 18-tonne rigid body, utilising all the latest aerodynamic features available and completing the stand is an all new reefer semi-trailer that will complement Montracon’s current refrigerated trailer offering.


To register for the exhibition or for more information and the seminar programme please visit www.tcsdshow.com.