Petit Forestier,
world leader in refrigeration for hire

Petit Forestier: over 100 years of expertise in refrigeration

As a family business founded in France in 1907, Petit Forestier’s refrigeration know-how is second to none on the market. The company is backed by a vast fleet for hire: 80,000 refrigerated vehicles, 49,000 display chillers and freezers and 5,700 refrigerated containers, and is served by a large branch network that covers 20 countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the United States. Petit Forestier relies on this coverage to serve over 15,000 customers, always focused on delivering quality and excellent service.

 refrigerated vehicles
refrigerated display units
refrigerated display units

Expertise exclusively dedicated to refrigeration

Petit Forestier focuses on industries that need to use refrigeration in the context of regulations governing the cold chain. Our multi-product offering (refrigerated vans, display fridges and refrigerated containers) covers all your logistics needs in terms of temperature control storage and transport, from product manufacture to the end consumer, from field to plate.

Most of our business is structured into two major areas:


Petit Forestier is the only European hire company on the rental market with exclusive expertise and knowledge in the field of refrigeration. Our specialisation guarantees the quality of our products.

Full service

With short, medium and long-term hire options available, our product offering can be customised and we provide a comprehensive service covering all safety, maintenance and repair work. We utilise our expertise to offer adapted solutions and provide an optimal service quality that delivers maximum efficiency, peace of mind and ease of use.