Companies and supporters

These refrigeration and air conditioning  companies have contributed to the content of this website. Please contact them to find out more about vacancies, career opportunities, work experience or just explore what these companies do!

 

Employers, manufacturers and consultancies

 

FJB Systems are a specialist team of multi-disciplined specialists who provide turnkey designs and project management for the food and cold storage industries on a worldwide basis.  We work from offices in Weybridge, Surrey, and regularly take on both graduates and trainee design engineers, as well as offering work experience to students. http://www.fjb.co.uk/ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3CL is an industrial refrigeration and air conditioning contractor with in-house manufacturing capabilities to take our client’s requirements from concept to completion, through bespoke application design, equipment manufacture, installation, and commissioning with subsequent servicing and maintenance by our team of service engineers.  Applications include cooling solutions for, food production and storage, petrochemical, civil, automotive and leisure industries which are cost effective and energy efficient for the client and environmentally responsible to the planet.  3CL offers apprenticeships, and work experience to school students to inspire the next generation of engineers.  See more at www.3cl.com

             

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Airmaster are a heating and cooling specialist.  We are passionate about creating the perfect workplace experience with an atmosphere that makes employees feel good about coming to work. It’s proven that a great working environment boosts performance and productivity.  We acknowledge the shortage of skilled people in our industry, and actively encourage the next generation to pursue what will become a lifelong career in the interesting and challenging world of air conditioning and refrigeration.  A fair percentage of our companies current talent has derived from employing enthusiastic apprentices and developing their skills, so we are looking forward to seeing visitors to this page, being inspired to contact local companies like ours for employment. https://www.airmaster.uk.com/services.php

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ellis Training Works is widely regarded as the leading provider of training in the industry with a reputation for excellence both here and internationally gained from over 28 years of experience. Founded on the expertise of industry authority John Ellis, the company provides a complete range of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump training and assessment packages. John is known around the globe for his pioneering work on standards for refrigerant handling.  He has devised and been instrumental in setting up the national F Gas qualification and continues to be the guiding hand behind the development of the new Apprenticeship Standards as well as Ellis Training Works courses.  Accolades to his experience and work in the industry continue. John is an Engineer first, committed to passing on his vast knowledge and skills to those who wish to learn and this drive and enthusiasm is shared by the whole teaching team and administrative staff.  Trust your training to our unrivalled knowledge and experience. https://www.ellistraining.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

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Haier Group has developed from the collective small factor, traditional manufacturing organisation to an ecolological enterprise led by the Internet of Things.  Haier Group now boasts 10 research and development centres, 24 industrial parks, 108 manufacturing plants and 66 marketing centres across the world.  Our moto is to strive for innovation and change, to lead by meeting the needs of our valued customers and partners.  Haier is continuously looking for talented individuals for our  constantly evolving teams. If innovation is your passion and you are  ready for a challenge, a job at Haier is right for you. https://www.haier.com/uk/jobopportunities/ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Refrigeration Division of Integral offers the complete refrigeration package for clients in all segments of the cold chain. The main business unit comprises subdivisions supporting all the varying aspects associated with supporting the retail, commercial and industrial refrigeration sectors. Predominantly delivering projects (design, sales, installation), reactive and maintenance services nationwide. In addition, Integral offer technical, consultation and fabrication functions.  With over 5,000 employees, offices in all locations of the UK, and thousands of customers across the country, there’s no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.  https://careers.integral.co.uk/

  

 

 

 

 

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J & E Hall is one of the world’s foremost refrigeration solution providers. The company has been developing refrigeration technology for over 120 years and are able to call upon unrivalled expertise and innovative production capabilities worldwide. This allows for seamlessly integrated single source of supply and delivery and complete service from design and manufacture, to installation, maintenance and on-going support  http://www.jehall.com/.  As an international company, and part of a global group, an extensive range of opportunities are available and we are committed to an expanding apprenticeship scheme and graduate program to support young talent within the refrigeration industry.  http://www.jehall.com/careers

  

 

 

 

 

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The JD Cooling Group is one of the UK’s largest independent suppliers of bespoke state-of-the art cooling, industrial refrigeration, power and control systems – offering our customers the complete package. Founded in 2000, the JD Cooling Group has an annual turnover in excess of £20m and five regional UK offices. Our apprentices are within the top 100 nationwide. We have been able to recruit and retain young and experienced staff in all areas of our business that have progressed within the company. We are passionate about developing our workforce with first class training and our customers with quality service. Central to our success are people – our employees, our customers and our supply chain. https://www.jdcooling.com/  

    

 

 

 

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SURE Solutions is a local and national award winning industrial refrigeration contractor who specialises in natural refrigerant solutions operating mainly in the food and beverage sector. Since incorporation in August 2016, SURE has grown from strength to strength and currently employs 20 permanent staff.  SURE Solutions have been active in setting up an Apprentice Scheme which covers both school leavers and mature apprentices and sees this as supporting the refrigeration industry and the local area. Managing Director, Garry Shaw is proud to be a diverse, family orientated and flexible employer who firmly believes in his staff welfare both in and outside of work and hopes this brief overview will encourage people of all ages to consider a career in refrigeration. www.suresol.co.uk 

     

 

 

 

 

 

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Star Refrigeration are the UK's largest independent industrial refrigeration and heating contractor and offer a fantastic career path for engineers, trainees and apprentices. There are opportunities to join the team at all levels nationwide, and professional growth for all is an important aspect of employment at Star. In terms of career progression, few companies can rival Star for the amount of managers which have worked their way up to the top. 25% of the management team come from its apprenticeship scheme or have progressed from a refrigeration technician trainee. https://www.star-ref.co.uk/about-star.aspx 

    

 

 

 

 

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Arctic Circle (est. 1985) are leaders in engineering innovative heating and cooling systems for a more sustainable future. We design and manufacture world class heating and cooling systems through pioneering smart innovation that matters. We are committed to creating a world where food is produced, distributed and sold sustainably, with less impact on the earth’s natural resources.  We have been a supporter of apprentices for over 30 years and have strong links with both Hereford and Worcester Group training association and the transformative NMiTE university. At our offices and factory in Herefordshire over 15% of our people are currently on an apprenticeship or a degree program and we recruit a number of new graduates, trainees, interns and work placement students each year. http://www.arctic-circle.ltd/

   

  

 

 

 

 

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CRT provides expertise for industry within the area of environmental testing, refrigerated systems, insulated structures, refrigerated transport and perishable cargo storage. We currently employ people from a range of different backgrounds and experience, from administration staff, engineers, and technicians to six science graduates  At our Cambridge (U.K.) site, we have environmental test chambers where we can test, develop or temperature map equipment including refrigerated cabinets, bottle coolers, refrigerated containers, refrigerated road transport equipment, industrial machinery, and air-conditioning equipment. In our laboratories we carry out a range of services including capacity testing, IP testing, taint testing, vibration testing, airflow testing and ethylene gas testing. http://www.crtech.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

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GEA is always looking for talented and motivated people from around the globe who will help us to achieve our aim of ‘Engineering for a Better World.’ In return we can offer you a rewarding career in an environment that will encourage you to reach your full potential. If you are interested in joining us, please go to our websites to find open opportunities around the world relevant to your experience and interest. In the UK, GEA is already a proud sponsor of Manchester University’s Chemical Engineering Society. We are always on the look out for supporting young talented individuals in their career development. https://www.gea.com/en/careers/index.jsp 

    

 

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Bitzer UK. Refrigeration and air conditioning technologies are key elements of our world. The BITZER Group has been making a contribution with innovative products and services for 80 years. Our products maintain the optimum temperatures on buses, trains and in buildings and ensure food stays fresh at all times on its way to you. Perfection and precision shape our operations – and efficiency and sustainability our way of thinking. With specialist skills and lots of passion, we promote development in compressor technology and, in this way, fulfil our responsibility as a market leader. www.bitzeruk.com

 

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Trade assocations and bodies

 


IOR 
The Institute of Refrigeration is an independent registered charity run for the public benefit with a membership of over 2200 individuals reflecting the diversity of the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump sector. The Institute provides a central resource for people from all over the world to improve the application of refrigeration and allied fields for the general good of society with particular emphasis on environment, efficiency, safety and innovation.  Charity Number 1166869 www.ior.org.uk  

 

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ACRIB is the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board - an umbrella body for trade associations and professional  bodies in the sector, bringing together users, designers, installers to advise government of relevant technical issues and comment on legislative proposals. ACRIB also offers an Engineering Skillcard for individuals to show their qualifications in refrigerant handling.  www.acrib.org.uk 

 

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FETA is the Federation of Trade Associations which includes in its membership the British Refrigeration Association, Heat Pump Association and Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning Equipment manufacturers associations. Companies in the sector join the trade association to promote best practice. www.feta.co.uk 

 

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Great Grimsby Ice Factory Trust  (GGIFT) was formed with the purpose of finding a sustainable use for the Ice Factory at History Grimsby Docks.  The building has had the support of numerous organisations including The Prince’s Regeneration Trust, SAVE Britain’s Heritage, The Council for British Archaeology, The World Monuments Fund, The Victorian Society and Europa Nostra.  The Ice Factory features in the Victorian Society Top Ten Endangered Buildings 2010 https://victoriansociety.org.uk/news/category/2010-top-ten) and World Monuments Fund 2014 Watch (http://wmf.org.uk/project/the-watch/).    http://www.ggift.co.uk

 

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