matador logo

If you’re looking for a refrigeration installation solutions partner, you’ve come to the right place, we can help you fulfil all your refrigeration plant needs.

Matador Refrigeration has successfully helped many of South Africa’s leading Hospitality and Retail companies install responsible refrigeration solutions that are both power efficient and green energy driven.

Our track record is impeccable  and because we never compromise on quality, you are assured that your refrigeration will run cost efficient and consistently, year in and year out.

Matador Refrigeration has been installing refrigeration since 1958 and through the years we’ve learned that using the best equipment on the market is what matters most for the long term profitability of our clients.

Getting started with a Matador Refrigeration solution is easy, all you have to do is click on then the “request consultation” button below and complete the short form. We will be in touch as soon as we possible.

Let's Talk Refrigeration

Arrange a telephonic consultation or an on-site visit with one of our professional refrigeration engineers.

Refrigeration Installation Solutions

Hot water reclaim

Energy Saving at its best. A Hot Water Reclaim system with a 62Kw Heat Pump providing backup for two,1500 liter Hot Water Boilers positioned on either side. Additional to this the Refrigeration System provides “FREE” heat energy that is captured from the main plant to generate hot water all year round.

Matador Refrigeration's installation department consists of 15 teams, headed up by our Operations Director and two Managers who facilitate the successful completion of all your requirements.

This department, with the interaction of the Engineering Department and Operations Department, ensures that Matador Refrigeration is able to offer you the very best in commercial refrigeration installation services.

We commission and install refrigeration plant systems throughout South Africa, and recently, into greater Africa too.

State-of-the-art commercial and industrial refrigeration plant installations are our specialty.

Our Refrigeration Installation Services Include:

  • Refrigeration plant
  • Blast chillers (blast freezers)
  • Cold storage facilities (walk-in cold rooms)
  • Refrigeration control systems
  • Commercial refrigeration compressors
  • Multi-compressor refrigeration systems
  • Refrigerant
  • Green' refrigeration systems 

Correct installation of these systems is imperitive to effective and cost-efficient store operation, taking into account all possible variables affecting efficiency in the total refrigeration system.

Key Elements in an Efficient Refrigeration Plant:

  • Minimising cooling loads.
  • Maximising system efficiency at the prevalent load and ambient temperature.
  • Optimising running conditions.
  • Selecting and matching refrigeration system components for efficient operation. This includes the refrigerant.
  • Providing sufficient control and monitoring equipment with easy access.
  • Installing and commissioning the refrigeration plant properly.
  • Using heat recovery, free cooling and thermal storage opportunities where appropriate
  • Energy impact of system

Correct, timely and efficient installation of refrigeration systems will have a positive, ongoing effect on store operation, keeping maintenance easy and product at correct temperatures for long shelf-life.

By planning and conducting the installation with Matador's experience, your system will operate at it's highest and best for the environment it is situated in.

Care Should Be Taken in the Following Areas:

  • Pipework connecting all the main components is properly sized, routed and insulated to minimise pressure drops, prevent liquid locking, reduce heat loss and ensure a long plant life.
  • Pressure and leak testing is carried out properly.
  • The refrigeration system is properly evacuated to remove air and moisture, prior to charging with refrigerant
  • The correct charge of refrigerant is introduced

Let's Talk Refrigeration

Arrange a telephonic consultation or an on-site visit with one of our professional refrigeration engineers.


Matador provides refrigeration installation solutions to the commercial refrigeration market. Our commercial and industrial refrigeration expertise lies specifically within the hospitality, retail and food proccesing industries.

__CONFIG_optin__{"optin":0,"color":"orange","size":"medium","text":"Subscribe Now","layout":"horizontal"}__CONFIG_optin__