Choosing Cold Storage Racking

Keeping goods such as certain foods and medicines at a low temperature is essential when maintaining freshness and quality, both in the catering and medical sectors. Cold storage racking is the best logistical solution to control temperatures and ensure anything on those shelves is protected the best it can possibly be.

With a higher demand for medical supplies in recent times and even ingredients and food following on from ‘Freedom Day’ this month, cold storage racking could help with organisation and to maintain quality for many foodservice businesses and medical establishments.

To cater for specific needs, cold storage racking is available in different types and sizes, and here at Craven, we also cater for bespoke needs. If you have any specific requirements for cold storage racking, let our team know and we’ll be happy to assist.

How to choose the right cold storage racking

When designing and manufacturing cold storage, it’s important for us to maximise storage capacity and think carefully about how this will be used by staff. This storage also needs to be securely made to protect staff and items stored.

Strength and durability of materials

Making sure racking is made from strong, durable materials will ensure it will never let you down and last for as long as you need it. We recently received some fantastic feedback from a client who bought shelving from us over 10 years ago, which is a great example of just how robust Craven products are!

“I bought some of your shelves in stainless steel about ten years ago. They still look as good as new!”

Secure design 

From the design to the manufacturing stage, we ensure our products remain as secure as can be. From the welding stages to fitting any accessories such as castors, shelf clamps and hooks, glide feet and post clamps, care and attention is given to each component to ensure there are no breakages or faults when assembling your racking.

Adequate storage weights/sizes

As well as suiting colder temperatures, cold storage racking must be able to withstand the right amount of weight and cope with heavy loads. Depending on your area of work, you may require larger or smaller sizes for stock, or bespoke sizes – get in touch if we can create racking for your specific needs.

Ideal for a range of temperatures

Our Nylon shelving is ideal for refrigeration, deep freeze and wet foods storage, as well as for the cold storage of medicines, vaccines, etc. Our cold storage racking can tolerate temperatures down to -40°C.

Speak to Craven about cold storage racking

Cold storage racking is essential for catering and medical industries in particular, and here at Craven, we design our racking to maximise space and storage capacity. For more information about how we can help, or if you need a bespoke cold storage solution, we’re the team to help. Get in touch with us today on: 01423 796 200 or email:

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