We desire to be a world-class leader in building both people and systems that service the vital food processing, manufacturing and food storage industries which feed our global community.
We value integrity, innovation, communication and simply going the extra mile.
Headquartered in Yakima, WA, Central Washington Refrigeration (CWR) is a leading regional specialty contractor focused on designing, building, installing, and maintaining industrial cooling systems. CWR’s clients operate in the food processing, and manufacturing, and food storage industries, including: controlled atmosphere and cold storage facilities, beef processing plants, vegetable and fruit processing plants, seafood processing plants, hydro coolers, dairy processors, breweries, and wineries.
CWR designs and installs a wide variety of industry cooling systems, including pump recirculation systems, Phillips recirculation systems, chilled brine/glycol systems, and direct expansion systems. CWR also provides clients with value-added services, including Process Safety Management programs, risk management consulting, and after-market system maintenance and servicing.
Given the customized nature of CWR’s cooling system designs and installations, CWR is hired by, and works directly with, each customer on each project.
CWR’s leadership team is experienced; highly respected and has been responsible for CWR’s strong growth.
The majority of clients are located throughout Washington State, although CWR has also designed and installed cooling systems for customers in Idaho and Oregon. CWR is licensed to perform its services in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.
CWR employs union labor on all projects. The relationship with the Union, and the union workers employed, has always been excellent.
Our Senior Leaders
Mr. Waltman joined CWR in 1999; he has been working in the refrigeration industry since 1990. Mr. Waltman brings extensive installation experience, management expertise, and service experience from residential to industrial. Mr. Waltman is in charge of all of CWR’s functions. He graduated from JM Perry Technical Institute in Yakima, WA.