Heating & refrigeration

Sustainable solutions for a world of applications

With a keen focus on sustainability, which includes the use of natural refrigerants, GEA’s comprehensive portfolio derives from decades of innovation and industry leadership in industrial refrigeration and heating. From compressors and packaged compressor systems to chilling systems, heat pumps, controls and more, industry professionals across the globe place their trust in GEA to provide high-quality, reliable, efficient equipment for their processes and applications. Get in touch now to learn more about our products and services!

GEA Industrial Refrigeration Solutions - GEA Piston Compressor Packages at a Processing Facility

GEA’s emphasis is on the use of reliable, energy-efficient design, natural refrigerants and innovative energy-reuse systems. Our solutions help to:

  • reduce the carbon footprint 
  • combat the effects of global warming
  • allow more products to reach their intended destination 

In parallel with our industrial cooling solutions, GEA has developed heat pumps that are recognized as some of the best sustainable solutions worldwide. Our heat pumps are designed to capture and repurpose waste heat back into the manufacturing process, so that this valuable heat energy is not just lost to the atmosphere. By closely evaluating your ROI, you can be assured that our industrial heat pump solutions align with both your financial and environmental interests.

Industrial heating and refrigeration: Our products at a glance

Discover our comprehensive range of industrial heating and refrigeration products, designed to meet the highest standards of sustainability and innovation. As a global player in the industry, we combine our extensive expertise with state-of-the-art technology to deliver reliable and efficient solutions for your every business need.

  • Compressors: Discover premium-quality screw, gas, and piston compressors to optimize your processes in a variety of different industries.
  • Packaged compressor systems: Our screw and reciprocating packaged compressor systems are high-performing, reliable refrigeration solutions working with a range of typical refrigerants and suitable for natural refrigerants like ammonia with a global warming potential of zero.
  • Chillers: With an extensive product portfolio our ammonia chillers are suitable for virtually any application for industrial refrigeration. Available as turnkey units as well as customized solutions they are characterized by great reliability and optimal energy efficiency.
  • Heat pumps: Choose an ecologically as well as economically sustainable alternative with our industrial heat pumps and benefit from a decarbonized heat supply.
  • Controls: Specialized GEA control panels and maintenance monitors designed according to the latest technological standards ensure smooth operation on a day-to-day basis.
  • Valves and components for industrial refrigeration: GEA’s range of technical supplies offers you additional support for your industrial heating and cooling.
  • Service products: GEA customers are optimally supported throughout the entire life cycle of their installed systems and components. From project engineering, installation, and commissioning to maintaining and improving the performance of the customer’s plant and equipment.

Custom-engineered systems for every industry

In addition to our standard product lines, GEA Heating & Refrigeration Technologies specializes in custom-designed and manufactured compressor-based systems for a multitude of high-spec applications across our served markets. This includes the food & beverage, oil & gas, power, chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and several other related industries. Please inquire about how GEA can support your next project and meet your individual specifications.

GEA heating and refrigeration systems: Discover the benefits

Industrial heating and cooling systems are essential for a wide range of applications, from manufacturing and processing to food storage and transportation. These systems use industry-leading mechanical compressors for chillers and heat pumps to regulate temperature and capacity levels in industrial settings. Here at GEA, we offer you innovative high-quality products to optimize your daily processes. Some of the key benefits of using our systems are the following:

  • Increased efficiency: Maximize the potential of your industrial processes with our advanced industrial refrigeration and heating solutions. Our cutting-edge technology ensures optimal components configuration and regulation for your equipment and materials, resulting in increased efficiency, enhanced productivity, and reduced energy costs.
  • Consistent temperature control: Precise temperature control is vital to achieving optimal industrial performance. Our cooling and heating systems are meticulously engineered to provide consistent temperature control even in the most extreme conditions, delivering the reliable performance you need to keep your industrial processes running smoothly.
  • Enhanced product quality: By maintaining optimal temperature our heating and cooling systems can help improve the quality of products produced in industrial settings. This is particularly important for industries like food storage and transportation, where quality control is essential.
  • Extended equipment life: All our systems are also able to extend the life of equipment by preventing overheating and reducing wear and tear on machinery. This allows companies to save money on equipment replacement as well as repair costs and is therefore a highly sustainable solution.
  • Increased safety: Our industrial heating and refrigeration solutions are designed to promote a safer workplace. By implementing high-end safety devices and modular components, they minimize the risk of fires and other hazards associated with high temperatures and pressures. Trust in our technology and expertise to ensure a secure environment for your employees and equipment.

GEA HRT: Global leaders in heating and refrigeration solutions

GEA Heating and Refrigeration Technologies is a leading global provider of innovative solutions for heating and cooling technologies. With over 140 years of experience in the industry, we have a proven track record of developing cutting-edge products and services that meet the needs of our clients. Founded in 1881, GEA has remained committed to innovation and sustainability, continuously driving the industry forward.

Our broad portfolio of products includes various components and packaged systems for refrigeration and cooling, heating and heat recovery as well as completely turnkey solutions. All our products are designed to meet the diverse needs of customers from all over the globe and across a wide range of industries.

Ready to upgrade your industrial heating and refrigeration systems? Contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our experts! Our team is standing by to help you find the best solutions for your unique needs.


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A unique integration of process solutions and cooling & heating demands, resulting in lower energy consumption, minimized operating costs and reduced carbon footprint.


Heat to cool our planet for generations to come

If the ambitious targets set in the historic Paris Agreement are to be achieved, we need to accelerate heat decarbonization and create a better world for our future generations.

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Efficiency up, carbon footprint down with GEA Sustainable Engineering Solutions

Aurivo, Ireland’s second largest liquid milk processor, has cut CO2 emissions at its Killygordon site by 80%, thanks to GEA’s integrated milk processing and refrigeration & heat pump system.

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Sweet solution from GEA reduces emissions at Mars

Mars Wrigley Confectionery, the world's leading manufacturer of chocolate, chewing gum, mints and fruity confections, has achieved energy and CO2 reduction with GEA’s heat pump solution at its facility in Veghel, Netherlands.

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