The International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA) announced that it elected Stephen J. Galati, Esq., shareholder of the law firm of Mattioni, Ltd., as its Chairman for 2008-2009.  IRTA is part of the Global Cold Chain Alliance, which includes the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses and the World Food Logistics Organization.

IRTA is an international, non-profit organization created to cultivate, foster and develop commercial and trade relations between those engaged in all aspects of producing, importing, exporting, transporting, warehousing and otherwise dealing with commodities requiring temperature and/or atmospheric controls and related services.