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compact – the refrigeration experts

Founded in 1992 in Dresden, Germany we manufacture energy-efficient and high-quality products, customized refrigeration units for a wide range of applications. We offer reliability and flexibility within our expertise and innovation in cooling systems.

Our machines are used in food retailing, food processing, in industry, logistics companies and many other business sectors. The portfolio also includes air-conditioning units for railway vehicle construction and shipbuilding.

Around 80 people are currently employed at the company’s two locations in Dresden and Scharfenstein in Germany.

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Milestones – from our history

2017
Currently around 86 employees of which 14 are apprentices
2016
– Award for “Best vocational training company” granted by the Chamber of Crafts (HWK) Dresden
– Retirement of Gerhard Gregor and handover of responsibilities to Annett Gregor
2015
Award “Exemplary training company” by HWK Dresden
2013
Approval of the quality assurance system in accordance with Module H1 of the Pressure Equipment Directive
2012
Commissioning of the testing and training facility for natural refrigerants; manufacturer certification in accordance with AD 2000 fact sheet HP0 as well as DIN EN ISO 3834-2
2011
Delivery of the first NH3 refrigeration unit with U-tube evaporator
2010
Commissioning of the first transcritical CO2 multi-compressor units in Switzerland
2005
ISO 9001: Audit and initial certification by TÜV SÜD
2004
Delivery of the first NH3 refrigeration unit | Opening of the second production facility in Scharfenstein
2001
Move to the current production facility in Dresden
1998
Admission to the German refrigeration and air-conditioning association VDKF e. V.
1995
Foundation of compact Kältetechnik GmbH by Lutz Hering, Frank Poschmann and Gerhard Gregor
1993
Admission to the Saxon guild of refrigeration and air-conditioning technology
1992
Foundation of compact Kältetechnik Hering und Poschmann GbR