A FAMILY business specialising in cold storage is marking its tenth anniversary with a major contract win involving three countries.

Freezer Management Services, based at Redcar, supplies and fits commercial refrigeration equipment including freezers, refrigerators, chillers, walk-in cold rooms and blast chillers.

The latest contract for the firm, which has previously worked with Nissan, will involve maintaining and servicing refrigerated containers transporting valuable gel packs used in batteries for electric cars as they make their way from the USA via Japan to the UK.

Derek Gascoigne, the firm's founder, said: "We are delighted to have won this latest contract as it is a significant one for us and a great way to mark our 10th anniversary.

"Demand is increasing across the UK which is currently proving to be a strong potential growth area for us."