Bil Sauer

  • Refrigeration Theory at CHI Institute of Philadelphia
  • 27 Years of Experience
  • Specialty in the Food and Beverage Industry: Beef, Pork, Poultry, Produce
  • Founder of Modern Freezing Systems, a Partner of RD&S Based in Northeastern PA
  • Founder and Vice President of the North Eastern PA Chapter for Refrigeration Engineers & Technicians Association (RETA)
  • International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) Piping Committee

James P. Erwin

Chief Operating Officer
  • LaSalle University
  • Specialized Training in Industrial Refrigeration System Operations and Computer Controls
  • Specialized Training in Screw Compressor Rebuilding
  • Director of Safety and Service
  • Member of Refrigeration Engineers and Technicians Association
  • Member of International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration

Kevin Thomas, P.E.

Vice President, Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Specialization in Thermal Systems – Georgia Tech
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • 20+ Years in Industrial Refrigeration Design and Project Management
  • Specialization in the Food and Beverage Industry: Beef, Poultry, Pork, Bakeries, Fruit and Vegetable Processing and Storage
  • Ammonia, R-22, R-507, R-404A, R-134A, CO2 Cascade, Chilled Water, Glycol
  • Process Safety Management (PSM) Programs
  • Risk Management Programs (RMP)
  • Implementation of Required National and State Regulations
  • IIAR Code Committee

Ronald Pignoli, PE.

Director of Project Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Penn State University
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • 15+ Years in Industrial Refrigeration Design
  • Process Safety Management (PSM) Programs
  • Risk Management Programs (RMP)
  • Managed Construction, Installation and Start-up of Systems
  • 3D Skid Mounted Refrigeration Systems
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Coordination of System Installations
  • P&ID Diagrams and Specifications
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)

Werner Paulus

Vice President, Marketing
  • Heating and Cooling from Burlington County Technical Institute
  • Frick Company Factory Industrial Refrigeration Design Course
  • IIAR Marketing Committee Vice Chairman
  • RETA, Philadelphia Chapter Treasurer

Mark Crossan

Construction Superintendent
  • 20+ Years in Industrial Refrigeration Construction and Fabrication
  • OSHA 30 Safety Training
  • 32 Hour Industrial Refrigeration Training
  • RD&S Safety Award
  • Certified Trainer for Fork Trucks and Scissor Lifts

Tom Spina

Service Superintendent
  • Specialized Training in Split Systems for Industrial Refrigeration and HVAC
  • Experience with Controls Systems
  • Concentrated Work in the Food and Beverage Industry, Including Processing and Cold Storage Facilities
  • Specialization in Petro Chemical Facilities Refrigeration Systems
  • Trained on Frick, Mycom, Vilter, Bitzer, Dunham Bush, Howden, and GEA Compressor Packages
  • OSHA 10 Certified

Larry Hand

Service Manager
  • Specialized Vibration Analysis and Equipment Condition Monitoring Training
  • Specialized Electrical and Controls Training
  • Experience Charging and Commissioning Industrial Ammonia and Halocarbon Refrigeration Systems
  • Trained on Hansen, Danfoss and RS Parker Valves and Equipment
  • OSHA 10 Certified
  • Member of RETA