KTI ‚Äď Plersch

Innovation driver in refrigeration technology

For 4 generations, the Plersch family has been working to further expand the dynamic and innovative company and to continue to be a competent consultant, qualified solution provider and reliable partner for their customers worldwide.
KTI ‚Äď Plersch

Innovation driver in refrigeration technology for 4 generations

We are grateful for our long company history. When Richard Plersch began designing and producing refrigeration components and systems in 1923, no one could have imagined that it would grow into an internationally active company with great innovative power.

Caroline Walleter-Plersch and Rupert Plersch

Since 2020, Caroline Walleter-Plersch, the fourth generation of the family, has taken over sole management of the company.

Since our founding, we look back with gratitude on rapid and healthy growth, increasing internationalization and further business areas that we have developed. The conditions for a successful future have been created - together with our customers, partners and employees.

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A time travel through the history of the company

2022

KTI Egypt is founded.

With KTI Egypt as a sales and service subsidiary, our customers in the northeastern part of Africa supported.

2021

KTI Senegal is founded.

KTI Senegal is founded at our Gate to West Africa.

2021

The KTI CryoMed ULT container is launched.

The cryogenic storage container with a storage temperature down to -110¬įC, KTI is breaking new ground. The KTI CryoMed division offers solutions for the storage of temperature-sensitive substances. Air is used as the refrigerant.

2020

The next generation

Caroline Walleter-Plersch, the in the fourth family generation, joins the company. She takes over the sole management of the company.

2019

KTI South Africa is founded

KTI South Africa ensures service in southern Africa.

2016

The largest KTI project was successfully implemented

The largest projects in the history of the company is successfully carried out. A total of 40 containers with equipment (components) required for the production of temperature-controlled concrete for the construction of a dam in Laos will be installed.

2015

KTI is getting into the fish cooling business.

Our ice plants, ice storage and ice handling systems are used in the fish industry. The ice is taken to sea or added on land to cool fish.

2014

KTI produces the Snowmaster.

Known under the brand snowPRO KTI produces all-weather snowmaking systems since 2014. Until 2020 KTI engineered, manufactured and serivced these systems for the company TechnAlpin exclusively - then known as SnowFactory.

2013

KTI gets into underground mine cooling.

The first large plant to Mine cooling is delivered. The ice from the KTI plants is relevant to safety and makes underground work possible in the first place.

2012

Ice plants for cooling chemical reactions are installed.

KTI delivers the first ice plant to the chemical industry, which uses the ice to cool exothermic reactions. The high standards to such plants could also be implemented by our specialists in the design of the plant.

2012

The first plant for silo cooling is built.

With attachments to the Silo cooling KTI is exploring new ways to temper the concrete.

2011

KTI Concrete Cooling in South America

In South America concrete cooling systems will continue to grow with the progressive development of the Infrastructure relevant. The construction of the Angra III nuclear power plant in Brazil was a lighthouse project.

2011

KTI do Brazil is established to serve South America.

With the KTI do Brasil is to take into account the constant development of modern infrastructure that requires systems for concrete tempering. Service and spare parts are the guarantee for success, which is also observed here with a branch office.

2010

The company Sauter is bought by Belimed.

KTI is expanding its portfolio to include equipment for concrete heating. This makes the KTI the world's only provider of the plants for the production of temperature-controlled concrete at ambient temperatures from -20¬įC to + 50¬įC offers. For this the SAUTER companywhich has been successfully producing concrete heating systems since 1972, was taken over by Belimed and integrated into KTI.

2008

Delivery of the first plate ice plant (PLIP)

After Abu Dhabi in 2008 the first plate ice plant supplied to our long-standing customer Quick Mix. With ammonia as a natural refrigerant and a 30 - 40% lower energy consumption compared to ice rinks commonly available on the market at that time, is already Sustainability capitalized.

2006

Foundation of KTI-Saudi country office and service

Through the establishment of the KTI - Saudi with a local partner, the KTI is now also with Service and spare parts warehouses on site in Saudi Arabia.

2006

Establishment of KTI Qatar service branch

KTI Qatar is also established in 2006 to provide best customer service with local spare parts warehouses.

2002

Expansion of the production facility in Balzheim.

In addition to the expansion of the production areas, the administration and engineering departments also move to the current company headquarters.

2000

KTI and VIP established in Dubai!

Just with the start of the construction boom in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, the company's V.I.P. Various Ice Products in Dubai founded. It is responsible for the Distribution as well as for the Production of mechanical elements such as ice storage and ice shop equipment. The Customer service is provided by the branch KTI-Plersch Dubai Branch (formerly KTI - Emirates) took over.

1996

KTI becomes leading specialist in concrete cooling

KTI is committed as Concrete cooling specialist also in the area of Mass concrete production by. For the construction of the Birecik Dam in Turkey, the ice plants, ice storage and cold water plants were placed at a dizzying height of 20 meters to meet the conditions.

1994

Today's company headquarters are put into operation in Balzheim (near Ulm)

After the first plants were produced by subcontractors, Rupert Plersch decided to production to the own house to get. He opens in 1994 the first production hall, which still exists and is used today.

1987

First flake ice plant in container.

With the first ice plant to the customer Arabian Mix, which was installed completely in containers, KTI is starting to install equipment for the Concrete cooling to produce.

1986

The foundation of KTI

In the third generation Rupert Plersch founded the company "KTI - Plersch Kältetechnik GmbH" in 1986. With a well-founded entrepreneurial spirit he has made KTI-Plersch Kältetechnik GmbH since the company's foundation a leading contractors of refrigeration technology worldwide. KTI products stand for first-class, innovative refrigeration systems of the highest quality.

1938 - 1945

The war years

During the war years, the company Gebr√ľder Plersch in Illertissen was spared and until 1945 housed the company TH. WITT Refrigerating machine factory GmbH from Aachen.

1923

The foundation stone

In 1923, Richard Plersch sen. with the design and production of refrigeration components and equipment. It lays the foundation for future generations through its focus on innovation and products of the highest quality.

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