The Arcticom Group Continues Growth in California with Acquisition of A&J Refrigeration

Walnut Creek, CA.  – Nov. 16, 2018 – The Arcticom Group (TAG), a leading provider in the U.S. of commercial refrigeration and HVAC services, today announced it has acquired A&J Refrigeration, a California-based company that offers flexible, efficient solutions for refrigeration that includes the latest innovations. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“We are excited to welcome A&J Refrigeration and the Wighton family into TAG,” noted Jim Pape, CEO of The Arcticom Group. “A&J Refrigeration has been synonymous with refrigeration in the central coast of California for decades. Their talented team and loyal customers combine to make a fantastic addition to TAG’s footprint.”

Through its network of HVACR companies, TAG provides a wide variety of commercial refrigeration services including preventative maintenance, repair, installation, renovation, new system engineering and design, energy optimization and refrigerant management programs.

“For decades, our personal approach and commitment to our customers and our community has allowed us to become well-known and trusted on California’s Central Coast,” said Mike Wighton, president of A&J Refrigeration. “Our partnership with The Arcticom Group will allow us to serve a broader range of customers with the expertise and efficiency garnered by three generations of experience.”


About The Arcticom Group

The Arcticom Group (TAG) is a leading U.S.-based commercial and industrial refrigeration company that provides HVACR service/maintenance across the Western United States and installation services throughout North America.  TAG is committed to providing the highest quality and customer experience for the design, installation and maintenance of refrigeration and HVAC systems, typically for customers where refrigeration is mission critical. For more information, visit