Inghams is a major poultry producer and supplier for the Australian wholesale food industry.
Working through Vaughan Constructions, Oomiak undertook the Design and Construct of the refrigeration for Ingham’s new distribution centre in Prestons NSW.
The 15,000m2 freezer and cold storage facility supports the fully integrated farming, primary and further processing poultry production business. The new distribution centre has the capacity to store multiple poultry products in a temperature controlled hygienic environment.
The refrigeration system is centralised using ammonia as the refrigerant. The plant comprises three single stage compressors, one evaporative condenser, low temperature horizontal surge vessel, intermediate horizontal surge vessel / intercooler, duty and standby refrigerant pumps for each accumulator, all of which serve 12 evaporators across 9 different rooms.