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Stellar Acquires Pennsylvania Refrigeration Services Co.

Stellar, Jacksonville, Fla., acquired Industrial Refrigeration Services and Engineering (IRSE), Pottstown, Pa.

Founded in 1999, IRSE provides a full range of industrial refrigeration services, including design, construction, engineering, maintenance and process safety management (PSM) compliance. The company serves customers in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland.

“This is an important step in our strategic growth strategy,” says Mike Santarone, president and COO of Stellar. “As we continue to offer a broader range of services to a growing client base, it’s important to expand our presence in key areas like the Northeast. IRSE has built a strong reputation for excellent customer service and high-quality work. They will fit in well with the Stellar culture.”

With the addition of IRSE, Stellar now operates 11 support locations throughout the United States with more than 100 highly trained technicians. Standing inventories of parts are available for piping, valves, pumps, vessels, compressors, condensers, evaporators, coils, refrigerants and related parts and supplies. Factory-trained, hazmat-certified technicians provide troubleshooting and 24/7 emergency service as well preventive maintenance programs.

“Stellar is internationally known for its refrigeration expertise and capabilities,” says Robert (Bob) Hepp, IRSE’s president. “We’re honored to be joining such an established industry leader, while continuing to deliver the personalized customer service and fast response times our clients are accustomed to.”

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