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Who is Beijer Ref

Beijer Ref is a technology-oriented trading group that offers its customers competitive solutions in the field of cooling and air conditioning by offering products with added value.

The Beijer Ref group, head-quartered in Malmö Sweden is one of the world’s largest distributors of HVAC&R technologies.

The Beijer Ref group

The company’s expansion strategy is twofold: to enlarge the geographical landscape and to harmonise the product portfolio and the production. The company intends to produce as an OEM in several sites around the world, and to sell the portfolio everywhere. The company is convinced and optimistic that natural refrigerants will grow. Beijer Ref is therefore keen to enlarge its natural refrigerant portfolio. It is this desire to be at the forefront of new technology development that drives the company’s expansion.

Beijer Ref is committed, engaged straightforward and united. The company is a leadership on green solutions. It is in its culture and DNA to care about protecting the environment. As a Swedish company Beijer Ref defend these values in its industry.

Beijer Ref Support Center

Beijer Ref Support Center is a Beijer Ref company with its head office in Oirschot.

As we can derive from the name it is a support center for Beijer Ref companies. The Beijer Ref Support Center is completely built from scratch with a total space of 12500 square meters.

It is a state of the art building that is equipped with the latest features and with a fully automated Autostore warehouse cube. This robotized spare parts warehouse makes the logistic chain super-efficient and fast.

Within the support center three independant companies are centralized.

Beijer Ref Support BV

Is the head office in the Netherlands and centralises the back office and the general warehouse in the support center. It will support the Beijer Ref companies. For the Benelux these are for example: Beijer Ref Belgium, Celsis, Coolmark BV, ECR-Nederland BV en SCM Ref BV.

History


More than 150 years of Beijer Ref history. From grains and coal to a world leading Group within refrigeration, heating and air-conditioning

1866

The company is founded by the brothers Gottfried and Lorens Beijer, by the company name of G & L Beijer. Initially, the emphasis is on grain but the company gradually moves into coal, pig iron and rolled steel.

1877

A shipping company is formed

1939

Five area focus; Coals, Iron, Coal storage, By products, Steam & Shipping

1953

Oil replaces Coal

1966

G & L Beijer celebrates its Centenary

2004

Acquisition of Danish refrigeration Group Elsmark. Beijer goes from being the largest in the Nordics to largest in Europe.

2009

The largest acquisition to date means that Carrier’s refrigeration operations will be included in Beijers

2010

Beijer Tech is sold off and G&L Beijer becomes a refined refrigeration distributor.

2011

The deal with Toshiba is effectuated, which gives Beijers exclusivity rights to distribute in 11 countries in Europe.

2014

Beijer Ref becomes the Group’s new name.

2016

Beijer Ref exists 150 years

2018

Beijer Ref acquires its largest acquisition to date by adding Australia's largest refrigeration wholesaler Heatcraft to the group. The Group becomes a worldwide expert in temperature control solutions. Beijer Ref Support Center is established. SCM Ref is established in the Netherlands.

2019

Beijer Ref invests in new plants for green refrigeration technology. Beijer Ref invests in a new head office for the Group's operations in Australia.

2020

Beijer Ref has reached the status of a worldwide Group and leadership that provides global expertise within temperature control solutions with a general turnover of more than 1,4 billion euro.