Industrial Refrigeration Workshop

Industrial Refrigeration

February  15-19, 2016

Crown Plaza Charlotte Executive Park Hotel

Charlotte, North Carolina

Workshop Objectives

A one-week intensive short course on industrial refrigeration as practiced in food freezing, refrigeration, and in other low temperature applications. A systematic study of the technical background, the practice, and the latest developments in low-temperature refrigeration. Started in 1982, 2016 is the 49th offering of the workshop. The workshop will be held February 15-19.

2016 Industrial Refrigeration Workshop Brochure

Topics to be Covered

A thread that will extend through the week is the design of an ammonia refrigeration system serving a food distribution center incorporating selected low-charge technology. Refrigeration equipment and systems used in this facility are typical of a wide variety of applications

Workshop Schedule

For answers to questions about the program and local arrangements, please contact Don at 785-532-2322 or Gary at 803-831-2912.

Who Should Attend

Engineers and supervisors employed by equipment manufacturers, design firms, refrigerated warehouses, food processors, contractors, and chemical firms. The course is intended for designers and builders of new or enlarged plants, supervisors of plant operations, engineers for manufacturers who will learn how their components fit into systems, engineers and managers either new to the industrial refrigeration field or veteran engineers and managers seeking a refresher. This workshop is intended for those making decisions concerning the plant or facility.


“Thank you again for hosting the IR Workshop. It was very informative and a phenomenal brush up on my Refrigeration knowledge. I am in the process now of extracting all of the applicable information from the notes to hold a short presentation to the other engineers in the department.”

- Nicholas, Project Engineer, I.J. WHITE SYSTEMS

“As a new engineer in the refrigeration field I found the information presented really valuable. I think you did a great job covering basics and fundamentals while being able to discuss new advancements in the field.”

- Bashar, Project Engineering, Cimco Refrigeration

“This has been very instructive and will be useful. You have done a very good job putting all this together. Keep up the good work!”

- Eric, Refrigeration Engineer


The workshop is sponsored by Kansas State University and the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR), an association of manufacturers, designers, contractors, and end users of industrial refrigeration equipment and systems. This workshop is intended for those making decisions concerning the plant or facility.