Godrej Appliances has forayed into the healthcare refrigeration space. The company on Monday announced the launch of medical refrigerators under a technology licensing agreement with the UK-based The Sure Chill Company. These specialised medical refrigerators have been designed to providei precise cooling for preserving vaccines used worldwide in immunisation programmes and for the storage of blood banks.
Godrej Sure Chill will be available in two model variants with the 50-litre variant priced between Rs. 65,000 and Rs. 75,000 and the 100-litre variant will be priced between Rs. 1.35 lakh and Rs. 1.5 lakh. Jamshyd Godrej, MD and Chairman, Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company, said, “Every year millions of vaccines get wasted due to inadequate storage facilities. India is a focus for us as this is a very big challenge for the country as well as other countries across the globe.”