Based in Wisconsin and servicing customers nationwide, Summit Refrigeration, a Cold Core company, is a leading full-service mechanical contractor that specializes in the design/build and service of industrial refrigeration systems.

For nearly twenty years, Summit Refrigeration has been providing cost-effective and comprehensive industrial refrigeration solutions and services for customers in various industries ranging from food and dairy processing to cold storage and pharmaceuticals.

Summit Refrigeration is an operating company of the Cold Core Group. The Cold Core Group is the parent of a family of operating companies that specialize in providing a comprehensive suite of services related to industrial and commercial refrigeration. The Cold Core Group provides a platform for Summit Refrigeration, and All Temp Refrigeration to collaborate and leverage the collective capabilities and expertise across both operating companies — Delivering even more scale and efficiency to our current and prospective customers!


Whether working directly with end users, or general contractors, Summit Refrigeration has extensive experience across various industries, and counts many leading companies in each of these verticals as long-term customers.

  • Food, Beverage & Dairy Processors
  • Cold Storage & Distribution
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Packaged Ice
  • Ice Rinks
  • Petrochemical
  • Pet Food


Since its founding, Summit has remained focused on maintaining the critical drivers of its culture and purpose. That focus has evolved into our Summit Core Values, which help memorialize and constantly reinforce the special aspects of the company’s culture and purpose. These same core values are shared by each of the Cold Core Group family of operating companies – Summit Refrigeration and All Temp Refrigeration.

Summit Refrigeration is a customer first organization — without its customers, there is no business. We take pride in owning the outcome — this sense of ownership drives quality, innovation and instills accountability to deliver on our projects. It’s never about “just one job” — we aim to develop long term relationships with our customers, colleagues, and vendors. Finally, our dedication to safety, our customers and our team drives performance and produces successful outcomes in all that we do.


Summit Refrigeration provides customers and partners with a single-source, turnkey solution for industrial and commercial refrigeration. The holistic approach is driven not just by capabilities, but also by the company’s core values. Designing, building, and maintaining refrigeration systems is a recurring life cycle that changes as conditions and needs evolve. Summit Refrigeration, along with all of the Cold Core Group operating companies, partner with and surround their customers to deliver value at each stage of the evolution.


Summit Refrigeration is a proud member of several industry-leading trade associations.