Jacksonville, Florida-based design-build firm Stellar has entered into a strategic partnering agreement with Norfolk, Virginia-based Nexus Refrigeration to provide customers with the industry's highest-quality Process Safety Management (PSM) services. For over 35 years, Stellar has worked in the ammonia refrigeration industry and has continued to be a powerhouse in engineering, contracting, and aftermarket services. 

“Nexus is built on traditional company values such as safety, integrity, honesty, excellence, and passion. We treat our customers and employees the way we want to be treated. We are proud of the people who are part of this industry. They aren’t just numbers or customers to us; they are valued friends. Nexus is customer-focused and employee-centric, and we will continue to build our client base and team members around others who share our passion for industrial refrigeration,” said Mark Malagon, CEO of Nexus Refrigeration.

This partnership will continue to provide Stellar bold solutions and unparalleled service as a fully integrated solutions provider with unmatched self-performance capabilities in design, engineering and construction services. The combined power of Nexus Refrigeration and Stellar will provide the best solution for customers' complex refrigeration needs.

"It is crucial for our employees, customers, and partners to understand our purpose. Our dedication to customer satisfaction has led to tremendous success by building long-lasting relationships. This strategic partnership is happening because we want our customers to realize our commitment to their future, which is equally important to our employees. All of this is done in the pursuit of excellence," said Brian Kappele, CEO of Stellar. 



About Stellar
Stellar is a fully integrated design, engineering, construction, refrigeration, and mechanical services firm serving commercial, industrial, and public sector markets across the United States. More than 750 Stellar employees throughout the country create award-winning food processing plants, refrigerated warehouses, distribution centers, commercial buildings, and military facilities. In addition to its headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida, Stellar operates support locations throughout the United States.