About TransCold Services

About TransCold Services Ltd.

Based on Annacis Island in Delta BC, TransCold Services Ltd. has decades of experience specializing in refrigeration, HVAC and electrical contracting. Founded in 1941, our original focus was residential and commercial refrigeration in Greater Vancouver. We quickly gained a positive reputation in Vancouver and beyond by expanding our services to offer best-in-class commercial, industrial and marine refrigeration services. We are proud to say about TransCold that the best government-certified refrigeration and electrical professionals are on our team. We’ve added custom manufacturing, general contracting and project management to our extensive service portfolio in the Greater Vancouver area.

Marine Refrigeration Systems
We specialize in all types of RSW systems, ice makers, chillers and condenders for fishing vessels, offshore oil rigs, maritime support ships and cruise ships.

“Delivering what is promised” is more than a promise. It is a culture in which TransCold conducts all of our business.

Customers First

We promise to build long-term mutually beneficial partnerships with our customers, employees and suppliers.

We earn your trust and demonstrate exceptional technical and management abilities in all that we do.

Our quality control process ensures that senior technicians and managers oversee each project to guarantee full customer satisfaction.

Electrical Inspection
Our qualified electricians work on virtually any type of electrical installation and service. We also provide insight and design a variety of electrical equipment.

Striving for Excellence

Our expert technicians ensure quality workmanship to provide refrigeration and electrical solutions that align with your business requirements.

We operate according to, and can bring your equipment up to relevant provincial and federal codes.

TransCold Services has become a leading multi-trade service company because of its investment in the development of highly trained and multi-faceted tradespeople.

About equipment safety
TransCold Services is a licensed, certified company committed to providing the best service and value for refrigeration systems.


TransCold Services is committed to sustaining a high level of service by investing in our employee’s ongoing development and training.

We are a certified member of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), RSES training authority, and the Technical Safety Standards Association (TSSA)

Through industry-approved safety procedures and processes, we strive to ensure our employees’ personal and professional well-being.

About TransCold’s History

TransCold Distribution Ltd. CEO and Founder, Mr. John Coughlan, purchased then Polar Industries in 2015. The acquisition reflects a new exciting chapter for the TransCold brand. TransCold Distribution Ltd. is the leading wholesale distributor of ice cream and frozen goods throughout Western Canada and the United States.

TransCold Services builds on the legacy of Polar Industries as trusted contractor with an enhanced focus on service excellence, workmanship and providing the best solutions to its customers.

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