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We cool, you sell.

Plug it in, refrigerate or freeze, and sell more – that‘s our motto at AHT, which has been inspiring customers and boosting their business since 1983.

Innovative refrigeration technology from the global market leader

AHT is the world’s leading supplier of plug-in, environmentally-friendly refrigerators and freezers, and the perfect partner for food retailers and manufacturers.

Future-proof investments in refrigeration and freezing

We lead the world in our core business of producing plug-in refrigerator and freezer systems for retail and industry. Our AHT refrigeration systems are supplied to leading discount and supermarket chains and renowned manufacturers in the ice cream and beverages industry.

Our overall philosophy is based on four pillars:

  • Sustainability
  • Energy efficiency
  • Innovation
  • Maximum customer benefit

Quality and environmental focus

We put climate protection and sustainability into practice, day in and day out, so we can live up to the high standards that our customers set for our products and for AHT as a brand:

  • ISO 9001 (quality management)
  • ISO 14001 (environmental management),
  • Resource-saving production processes
  • Ecologically-focussed products

The story of AHT’s success

At our main site in Rottenmann – in the heart of the Austrian Alps – we can look back at more than 500 years of history. The last 35 years have been characterised by rapid expansion: we have developed into the global AHT-Group, with worldwide production sites and sales regions. For our partners, customers and investors we are growing continuously and successfully into the future.

1442 First documentary reference to ironworking

1959 Main Austrian factory of the Bauknecht Group

1983 “Austria Haustechnik GmbH” founded

1995 First research activities with “green” technology

2003 Market launch of 100% environmentally-friendly equipment series

2005 Expansion into the USA

2008 Start of production in China (Changshu)

2013 Start of production in South America (Navegantes, Brazil)

2017 Start of production in the USA (Ladson)

2018 Establishment of the AHT Menzel Services GmbH (Absteinach, Germany)

Our Vision

We are continuously expanding our position as a world leader - these principles guide us in everything we think and do:

  • Optimisation of the product lifecycle
  • One-stop shop – everything from a single source
  • Follow your customer – keeping close to customers
  • Focus on sustainable technologies
  • Internationalisation

Success factor sustainability

We offer our customers pioneering ecological refrigeration technologies in tune with the times to ensure the crucial head start among global competition. So we see ourselves as a substantial contributing factor to companies succeeding against the competition.

Innovation leadership

Through continuous innovation in the field of industrial refrigeration and freezing, AHT is in the position to promote sustainable developments - today and in the future. The success of our customers is our success - a win-win situation.

Premium service worldwide

Thanks to the constant expansion of our global service and COOLPOINT partner network with modern logistics methods, AHT supplies its customers locally in the fastest time and top quality.