We are a full service ammonia refrigeration company specializing in design, service, parts, and turnkey projects. Projects range in size including meat processing plants, chemical plants, cold storage warehouses, food production facilities, ice rinks, industrial ice manufacturing, beverage facilities, and existing system retrofits and upgrades.

AARDCO offers maintenance contracts or on-call responses with a healthy stock of common industrial refrigeration valves, controls, and accessories.

Our certified welders and RETA trained service technicians are trained in the current safety protocols and have passed the  Ammonia Emergency Response Training course.

In addition to a seasoned and talented group of service technicians, AARDCO also has many years of experience in their front office.

Detlev Ohst has been involved in the construction industry for over 50 years and in the design and implementation of ammonia refrigeration for over 40 years specializing in the design of open architecture control systems.

Charles “Chip” Wood III has been selling and designing ammonia refrigeration systems for almost 40 years and oversees the bulk of the day-to-day operations.

Office Manager, Tammy Behymer, has been with AARDCO for over 30 years and is also well versed in the knowledge of industrial refrigeration parts and accessories.

Ray Robinson has been in ammonia refrigeration inside sales and customer service for over 30 years and has an extensive knowledge of most ammonia-related industrial refrigeration control valves, accessories, and equipment.

We specialize in all ammonia refrigeration design applications: from reducing a system charge to upgrading complex ammonia systems with minimal downtime to our customers. When our systems are installed or serviced in your facility, we treat them as our own and each design implemented carries a two-year performance warranty with the full support of the entire AARDCO team and our established industrial equipment suppliers.

The AARDCO team of employees and their dedication and commitment to excellence truly makes AARDCO, Experienced, Stable and Trusted.