Beijer Ref in Australia announces the formation of SCM REF Australia, a Sydney based OEM to service the Australian refrigeration industry.
Beijer Ref AB is the world’s largest global refrigeration wholesaler. Sustainability is a key strategy and driving the development of environmentally friendly and natural refrigerants technology is a primary focus.
Wayne Ferguson, managing director for Beijer Ref in Australia says:
“The investment is a significant injection into the Australian refrigeration industry and allows us to strengthen our manufacturing capability, including our natural refrigerants offer to local customers.”
An experienced sales team led by Inderpal Saund and supported in the field by Douglas Herkess, Jason Pearce and Andrew Galliano will continue to build on the natural refrigerant system successes already achieved within the local retail sector and apply an increased focus on the broader commercial and industrial refrigeration markets.
The business remains committed to locally manufactured customised solutions, with SCM REF Australia able to assist customers meet their unique project requirements.
“Continuity of the Kirby and Patton equipment brands will remain, as will the breadth of compressor selections. Our customers will continue to receive best in class, precision equipment, designed and manufactured by our highly skilled engineers and production technicians.”
The SCM REF Australia manufacturing operations will be located at the new Australian Beijer Ref headquarters at Bankstown Airport, Sydney and be headed by director of operations, Paul Campbell. The facility will be operational Q1, 2021.About Beijer Ref Beijer Ref AB is the world’s largest global refrigeration wholesaler with some 70 subsidiaries in Europe, Asia Pacific and Africa. The Group of companies provide a wide range of products covering commercial refrigeration, industrial refrigeration, air conditioning and heating to customers all over a large proportion of the world. In Australia, Beijer Ref consists of Beijer Ref Australia, Kirby HVAC&R, SCM REF Australia and ACD Trade.