our foundation in 1976 Brian Cotter Refrigeration Ltd. has gained a name for a
quality of service and installation throughout the Munster region.
founder Brian Cotter served a five-year apprenticeship with Southern
Refrigeration Ltd., Waterford which was the largest refrigeration company in
Ireland at that time.
Through working with Southern Refrigeration Ltd. Brian
gained valuable experience working with large scale industrial installations
throughout the country.
These included some of the largest creameries and intervention cold stores in
the early 1970's. On completion of his apprenticeship, Brian Cotter seized a
business opportunity and opened up a refrigeration business in Dingle, Co.
Established initially to provide general refrigeration services for
the south west region, Brian Cotter Refrigeration Ltd. evolved in the 1980's
and 1990's to expand into Air Conditioning and
Beer Cooling systems. Our quality has enabled us
to obtain the agencies from internationally recognised companies such as
Mitsubishi, York and Carrier, and in 1986 we were appointed by Guinness to
install and service beer cooling systems in the Kerry region. In 1999 Brian
Cotter Refrigeration, together with other companies were invited by Guinness to
join the newly formed Beer Coolers Association, who aims to maintain a standard
of excellence among qualified companies within the trade.
Refrigeration Ltd. also engages in the training of
young refrigeration engineers and is a member of Skills Net. Engineers who have
served their time with Brian Cotter Refrigeration are today working as far-a
-field as New York and Victoria, Australia. These young Engineers, like our
customers, have benefited from the wealth of experience our company has to
It is a testament to the quality of our work that the company
continues to trade so strongly a quarter of a century since it was founded. In
the past we have shown our willingness to change and diverse into other areas
of the industry and it is these qualities which should see us continue to trade
for years to come.