CRT's history goes back over 80 years.
The origin of CRT:
1937 Originally started as a part of Cambridge University, before the 2nd World War as: "The Low Temperature Research Station".
1945 Changed name to become: "The Refrigerated Cargo Research Council".
Had offices in Falcon's yard in central Cambridge, now Lion Yard
1962 Changed name again to become a member-based research
association called: "Shipowners Refrigerated Cargo Research
Association" 'SRCRA'. Moved to custom built premises in
1966 Built our first environmental chamber for
testing '20' containers'
1975 Built our second environmental chamber for
testing '40' containers' and 13.6m trailers.
1993 Became "Cambridge Refrigeration Technology" as the trading arm of
1999 Refrigerated Transport Information Service founded
2001 Became Cambridge Refrigeration Technology Ltd trading as a contract-based research development and environmental test organisation with a
subscription-based information service.
2003 International Cold Chain Technology founded
2005 Built a chamber for supermarket cabinet testing to EN 23953
2006 Became an Independent R&D and environmental test company
2009 Introduced IP testing as a service
2010 Purchased a vibration test rig
2013 Modified Environmental test chambers to allow low temperature testing for pharmaceutical transport.