Star Refrigeration has two manufacturing facilities both based in Glasgow with easy access from all major transport links. A 3,200 m2 industrial unit in Westway and a 900 m2 factory located at the company's HQ in Thornliebank.

Star's success is based on the principle that we maximise pre-installation package units that are manufactured by our multi-skilled workforce and delivered direct to site. Our packages can be fully commissioned on our purpose built test rig.

Manufacturing Capabilities:

  • Fully trained & experienced engineers.
  • CompEx trained electricians.
  • Pressure vessel fabrication to PD5500.
  • Multi coded welders to BS EN 287 and ASME.
  • Full range of welding procedures including carbon, low temperature carbon, stainless steel and dissimilar.
  • Pipework & vessel pressure testing - hydraulic and pneumatic.
  • Copper pipework.
  • Structural steel work.
  • Instrumentation pipework.
  • Pipework fabrication to isometric drawings.
  • Fabrication of complex package units to P & ID's.

The Production department operates a 5S workshop that includes:

  • Ensuring a safe and clean environment for employees.
  • Providing the team with the correct tools and techniques to meet the customer's requirements.
  • All products being built to specification in a timely manner ensuring customer satisfaction.

ISO 9001:2008

The Production department has a key role in maintaining ISO 9001 accreditation by means of:

  • Meeting objectives set out by top management ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Employee involvement is key to the department to ensuring we have a "Continual Improvement" mindset.
  • Conducting internal audits on a regular basis ensuring high standards are maintained.
  • Understanding our customers both internal and external using our "Right First Time" approach.


Derek Barclay

Production Manager