innovative refrigeration solutions through experience and expertise.

A Little About Us

Founded by Eugene T. Preston in 1946, Preston Refrigeration is a Kansas City based industrial refrigeration company that serves the needs of meat processing, food & beverage, and cold storage operations across the U.S.  

Over the last 75 years, Preston has built a reputation for developing and delivering the most innovative, efficient, and dependable refrigeration solutions on the market. Early on, Preston pioneered the use of dry fan coil evaporators and pumped liquid recirculation systems. Today, the company’s proprietary and patent technology continues to impact large-scale slaughtering and chilling world-wide.

From humble roots, the Preston team now includes more than 150 professionals that have experience managing projects exceeding $40 million.

Our Services

We offer full-service industrial refrigeration support with capabilities and experience in:


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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Preston Proud

Preston Refrigeration is a special company built on years of experience and innovation. A company that believes in honesty, quality, and dedication. At Preston, employees make the difference, customers come first and together we help bring food to our communities.

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