AUSTRALIA: Refrigeration wholesaler Beijer Ref has expanded its global manufacturing capabilities with the formation of SCM REF Australia.
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 is expected to be operational early next year.
“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,” said Beijer Ref in Australia MD Wayne Ferguson.
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,”Ferguson added.