Shambaugh's Refrigeration Group designs, builds, commissions, and services large, centralized industrial refrigeration systems for process cooling and storage applications.
Installations primarily use anhydrous ammonia as the refrigerant, along with secondary refrigerants including CO2, propylene glycol, and calcium chloride.
We have some of the broadest refrigeration capabilities in the country, and our project execution model spans from smaller, stand-alone refrigeration projects—like single-stage systems for commercial clients—to large multi-divisional, single source design-build projects— such as expanded ammonia systems for cold storage warehouses.
Our depth of refrigeration experience is virtually unmatched in the industry, and we have earned a reputation for outstanding engineering and the highest levels of quality and service. Our leadership team combines for over 70 years of experience in the industrial refrigeration industry. As a testament to our quality, we have worked with some the nation’s most high-profile organizations, including Kraft Heinz, Keurig Dr Pepper, Unilever, Nestle, and General Mills.
We are one of the largest ammonia refrigeration contractors in the nation, one of the largest Frick® Factors (Johnson Controls’ hand-picked refrigeration partners) distributors in the continental United States, and one of EVAPCO equipment’s largest purchasers in North America.
Our core capabilities include:
We provide total turnkey refrigeration design and installation for virtually every type of application and are capable of handling anhydrous ammonia, CO2, and specialty Freon systems.
Our system expertise includes:
Chobani selected Shambaugh to be the project’s prime Design-Build partner to deliver the project on a hyper-tracked, 10-month schedule. The plant occupies nearly 1 million square feet of space, has 14 product lines, and can process 11 million pounds of milk per day.
Upon completion, the facility won several awards, including U.S. Food Plant of the Year and DBIA Project of the Year.
Chobani, LLC needed to build a greenfield facility to manufacture Greek yogurt products. They sought to design the plant with a major focus on efficiency and cost-effective process, as well as to provide infrastructure for future expansion opportunities.
Shambaugh was the prime partner for all building and site infrastructure. Our team self-performed the plant’s mechanical, electrical, ammonia refrigeration, fire protection, and utility piping systems work.
Shambaugh performed ammonia refrigeration services for the 28,000-square-foot refrigeration room, incorporating the following cooling systems:
Mechanical systems included:
Shambaugh installed 14 electrical services to supply 34 megawatts of total connected power, as well as open cable and bus ducts designed to distribute power throughout the facility.
Our fire suppression systems included:
Shambaugh focused on energy and water efficiency throughout the engineering and design processes, resulting in the following equipment features:
Chobani, LLC is a New York-based producer of dairy products that specializes in strained yogurt.