Case Studies - ACE Refrigeration
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  • Braehead SFO

    Braehead SFO

    With the building of a new £2M tailor made chilled/frozen seafood production factory, Braehead SFO Enterprises Ltd, one of the largest suppliers of fresh and frozen Langoustine in the UK, ensured they could continue to grow and service their increasing customer base.


  • Edinburgh Salmon Company

    Edinburgh Salmon Company

    ACE Refrigeration completed a contract to supply energy saving refrigeration equipment for a new factory extension of the Dingwall-based salmon processor, Edinburgh Salmon Company (ESCo)  in June 2012.


  • Associated Seafoods

    Associated Seafoods

    Our bespoke design focusing on state of the art equipment with complete energy efficiency was key to winning this contract as part of the refurbishment and upgrade of Associated Seafood’s fish processing plant in Buckie.


  • Galloway Seafoods

    Galloway Seafoods

    The design team at Ace Refrigeration worked closely with Galloway Seafoods in Newton Stewart to ensure their expansion met their business needs now and for the future.


  • Albert Bartlett Potatoes

    Albert Bartlett Potatoes

    Albert Bartlett is one of the top names in potatoes around the world and has recently launched into the Netherlands, France and the USA; all starting from a garden shed in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.


  • Drysdales


    An increase in production volumes signalled the need for an extension to house a vast chilled production/storage area for Drysdales, and ACE were on hand to design and build the project.


  • Glenrath Farms

    Glenrath Farms

    Glenrath Farms is one of the UK’s largest egg producers, supplying eggs to all major retailers and supermarkets throughout the country. ACE Refrigeration secured the deal with Glenrath Farms when they wanted to extend their production facility at West Linton, where they produce and pack more than a million eggs each day.


  • First Milk

    First Milk

    First Milk, the UK’s only major dairy company which is 100% owned by British farmers, turned to ACE Refrigeration for a new energy efficiency project at their Cowdenbeath site.


  • Marine Harvest

    Marine Harvest

    In order to safeguard vital production facilities in the West Coast of Scotland,  ACE Refrigeration has responsibility for the service and maintenance of refrigeration, air conditioning and Geneglace ice plant at Marine Harvest as well as carrying out R22 Replacement.


  • Inverawe Smokehouse

    Inverawe Smokehouse

    ACE Refrigeration completed the design & build of a smoke house at Inverawe including cold rooms, smoke rooms and a large temperature controlled production and packaging facility for Inverawe Smokehouse in Argyll.


  • Scottish Sea Farms

    Scottish Sea Farms

    ACE Refrigeration was responsible for a new chill room, production area and dispatch chill  when Scottish Sea Farms wanted to expand their operations at South Shian near Oban.


  • Spey Valley Smokehouse

    Spey Valley Smokehouse

    ACE Refrigeration was responsible for the design, supply and installation of new refrigeration for Spey Valley Smokehouse in Granton on Spey.




  • Bernard Corrigan

    Bernard Corrigan

    ACE recently installed a new 4m x 3m chill room for Bernard Corrigan; the existing coldrooms were installed by ACE 40 years ago and are still in use today.


  • Ardglass Harbour

    Ardglass Harbour

    ACE Refrigeration beat competition from across the UK to secure this contract with the Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority, who has responsibility for the three fishery harbours of Ardglass, Kilkeel and Portavogie.


  • DFDS Logistics

    DFDS Logistics

    ACE Refrigeration  was responsible for installing a new Cold Room for DFDS at their facility in Aberdeen at the beginning of 2015.


  • J & D Cowper

    J & D Cowper

    ACE Refrigeration was responsible for the design, supply and installation of a Frozen Food Room and a new Blast Freezer at J&D Cowper’s site in Evanton.


  • Poultry


    ACE Refrigeration has completed two projects for one of the UK’s largest poultry processors at its chicken processing plants at Cambuslang near Glasgow and Sunderland, which have both undergone expansion.


  • Meat


    With major new build works or maintenance cover at a number of meat processors we understand what is important to you – meeting health and safety standards and processing your meat as effectively and efficiently as possible. We work with customers including Caithness Beef & Lamb, AP Jess, Calder Millerfield and Campbell’s Prime Meats.


  • McGhees Bakery

    McGhees Bakery

    McGhee’s Family Bakers was founded in 1935 by Dugald McGhee at the original bakehouse in Oran Street, Maryhill in Glasgow. Still run as a family business more than 75 years late.


  • Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa

    Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa

    ACE was able to design & build the refrigeration in the new banqueting kitchen at the Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa with an energy saving design and management control systems at its core.


  • Fáilte Foods

    Fáilte Foods

    Fáilte Foods is an independent wholesale food supplier providing a high quality food service throughout the catering industry. Products range from ambient, fresh chilled and frozen to all grocery products. ACE Refrigeration was responsible for the design, supply and installation of a Freezer Room for Fáilte Foods at their Glasgow base.


  • Catering Industry Case Study

    Catering Industry Case Study

    Due to our worldwide sourcing ability, we can offer clients independent testing with specific equipment from all the major manufacturers, ensuring production efficiency as well as value for money.


  • IRH & RAH

    IRH & RAH

    ACE Refrigeration worked directly with Greater Glasgow Health Board (GGHB) on the design and installation of these £1m state of the art cook/freeze production facilities at Inverclyde Royal Hospital (IRH) in Greenock and Royal Alexandria Hospital (RAH) in Paisley.


  • The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow

    The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow

    Our advanced indemnified design and application of the latest refrigeration technologies helped ACE land the contract for the design, supply and installation of a series of temperature controlled laboratory rooms at The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow.


  • West of Scotland Blood Transfusion Centre

    West of Scotland Blood Transfusion Centre

    Our advanced indemnified design for monitoring and mapping temperature in blood storage and blood processing areas was crucial to ACE securing the contract for the West of Scotland Blood Transfusion Centre.


  • Aptuit


    Aptuit has been a much valued customer of ACE Refrigeration for many years as we have responsibility for their service and maintenance including freeze driers and water chillers.


  • SAFC – Sigma-Aldrich Corporation

    SAFC – Sigma-Aldrich Corporation

    ACE Refrigeration completed a large project with SAFC, building a suite of seven cold rooms as part of an expansion to their Centre of Excellence biologics manufacturing campus in Ayrshire.


  • Piramal Healthcare – R22 Retrofit

    Piramal Healthcare – R22 Retrofit

    In 2014 we completed an R22 Retrofit for Piramal Healthcare at Grangemouth. ACE Refrigeration has proven experience in replacing R22 plant for customers in the catering, healthcare, food processing and hospitality industries.


  • SEPA – Scottish Environment Protection Agency

    SEPA – Scottish Environment Protection Agency

    ACE Refrigeration completed the design, supply and installation of four cold rooms for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency as well as taking responsibility for their service and maintenance.


  • Kazakhstan


    We have a working relationship spanning more than 16 years with TCO Tengiz in Kazakhstan where we have been responsible for the design and installation of bespoke refrigeration.


  • Manufacturer Independence – Ice Generators

    Manufacturer Independence – Ice Generators

    Being manufacturer independent means we are able to offer customers solutions which best meet their needs; we work with a number of key refrigeration and air conditioning suppliers throughout the world.


  • Retail Refrigeration

    Retail Refrigeration

    Covering the retail industry throughout Scotland, success stories  for ACE include Nisa, Londis, KwikSave, Keystore and most recently the  world’s largest natural and organic food retailer, Whole Foods Market.


  • Service & Maintenance

    Service & Maintenance

    Our Service & Maintenance Department has dedicated teams of engineers who work together to achieve a service, which is fast, effective and reliable. Our reputation has been built upon our attention to detail and rapid reaction times.


  • Service & Maintenance Hospitality

    Service & Maintenance Hospitality

    We are proud to support clients throughout the UK and beyond in the hotel and restaurant business, the NHS, higher education, food processing, food distribution and wholesale sectors as well as catering, hospitality and retail industries.


  • ACE Refrigeration Background

    ACE Refrigeration Background

    Established in Glasgow in 1951, our knowledge, breadth of experience and professional indemnity set us apart from others and enable us to have a very flexible approach to projects and working partnerships.


  • R22 Replacement

    R22 Replacement

    The use of virgin R22 gas is already prohibited and the use of recycled and/or reclaimed gas will be prohibited after 31st Dec 2014. Best options for its replacement depend on a number of factors including the age and state of your equipment.


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