A Leader in Industrial Refrigeration Since 1946

Meat Processing ● Food & Beverage● Cold Storage

Preston Refrigeration is a full-service industrial refrigeration contractor headquartered in Kansas City, MO. For over 75 years, the company has delivered the most innovative, efficient, and dependable solutions for clients in the meat processing, food & beverage, and cold storage sectors. Today, Preston has grown to employ a team of more than 150 refrigeration specialists, providing self-performed design, build, and maintenance services across the U.S.

Specialized Experience & Capabilities

Preston is one of the largest industrial refrigeration contractors in the country. Since 1946, we have been entrusted to build, expand and service hundreds of ammonia, cascade, CO2, and Freon refrigeration facilities. Our team’s specialized experience and capabilities enable us to handle challenging projects of any size, location, and complexity.

About Us

Superior Project Management

We understand the importance of strong leadership and teamwork. Every Preston project is assigned a dedicated management team consisting of a lead engineer/designer, project manager, on-site superintendent, and field safety specialist. Collectively, they coordinate with our tradesmen, contractors, and clients to proactively manage each detail of the job.

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Our Services

Design & Engineering

Preston’s award-winning Design & Engineering Division offers customized plans to meet your specific needs and budget. Each design is delivered in the latest 3D CAD software, incorporating our vast experience and proprietary technology.

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Custom Fabrication

The Preston Fabrication Division offers custom steel and equipment modification. This unique service is carried out in our 200,000 sq. ft. fabrication facility equipped with specialized tools, a skilled force of craftsmen and the support of leading industry resources.

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Construction & Installation

The Preston Build Division offers full-service construction of ammonia, cascade, CO2, and Freon refrigeration systems. Our experienced team of pipe fitters, welders and field journeyman take pride in delivering superior quality work on schedule.

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Service & Maintenance

Let the Preston Service Division extend the life of your refrigeration system and reduce costly downtime. Our specialized technicians are located throughout the U.S., providing program and emergency services.

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Electrical, Automation & Controls

The Preston Electrical Division offers custom and factory control systems which enable facilities to easily automate, manage, monitor, and optimize the performance of their refrigeration system.  Our turnkey integration packages include programming, installation, and support.

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Process Safety Management

Building a new facility, expanding, or performing necessary updates to a current PSM plan? Let our team of PSM experts help your facility be prepared.  We offer full or partial support for all elements of PSM planning.

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Parts & Equipment

Our experienced Parts team is ready to provide you with the knowledge and supplies you need for the job. Our large sales volume and long-standing OEM relationships allow us to offer the lowest prices and quickest delivery time in the marketplace.   

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We Proudly Serve Some of America's Greatest Brands

We Proudly Serve Some of America's Greatest Brands

Join The Preston Team

Looking for a career with competitive wages & benefits, growth opportunities, and purpose driven work?  Come join the Preston Team and help us bring food to our communities. #PrestonProud

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