Refrigeration group grows footprint with KZN acquisition
21 February 2018 | Web Article Number: ME20188776
ENERGY Partners Refrigeration recently announced its acquisition of KwaZulu Natal-based Clint Refrigeration, a transaction that it says will substantially grow its reach in the region, which has been identified as a key growth region for the business.
Energy Partners Refrigeration CEO, Dawie Kriel, explained that the acquisition of Clint Refrigeration brings together a complimentary set of skills, allowing the business to further enhance service levels in the industrial refrigeration and commercial industries.
Energy Partners Refrigeration, a division of Energy Partners and part of the PSG group of companies, is a leading supplier of high-performing refrigeration technology and services to the commercial, industrial and hospitality industries.
Kriel said that the acquisition was finalised and took effect on 1 February 2018. Under the new ownership, Clint Refrigeration will be rebranded as Energy Partners Multistage KZN.
“Clint Refrigeration CEO, Clint Saville will remain with the company until the end of 2018, during which time he will ensure the smooth transition to the new management team,” Kriel said.
Saville described himself as “extremely excited” about the partnership. We, “look forward to embarking on this new chapter together. The deal allows us to greatly expand our service offering and skills.”
Energy Partners Refrigeration also has offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, and operates under the brands of EP Multistage, EP Refsols and EP Fridgetec.
“We foresee that this transaction will facilitate continued strengthening of partnerships with all Clint Refrigeration clients and suppliers by providing the full product range of Energy Partners which includes Outsourced Cooling. Furthermore, we will continue to grow Energy Partners Refrigeration’s footprint in the KwaZulu Natal region and take full advantage of the new partnership,” Kriel said.