Chinese Association of Refrigeration (CAR) was founded on April 25th, 1977. CAR is a national scientific organization in the field of refrigeration and air-conditioning industry and trade, which is subordinated to China Association for Science and Technology (CAST). CAR formally joined in the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR, headquarter in Paris) in January 1978, and became a second category membership country. Up to now, CAR has 600 company members, 88 super-senior members, more than 800 senior members, more than 8,000 ordinary members, 5,000 student members, and 3 oversea members.
CAR always aims at solidifying and serving members and technical personnel in the field of refrigeration. For the development of science and technology of China refrigeration, CAR has conducted many activities, such as facilitating domestic and international scientific communication, formulating and revising standards of the technologies and products in the field of refrigeration,initiated and successfully organized the influential China Refrigeration Expo,organized to participate the oversea international exhibitions.CAR continuing contributes to the prosperity and development of the China Refrigeration and air-conditioning Industry.