The Searle Manufacturing Company was founded by Charles Searle in 1921. The growth of the company has continued with increasing rapidity-today it employs around 300 people. A wide range of products is shipped from Fareham to Searle Agents throughout the world and to the wholly owned French marketing subsidiary,
In recent years, Searle has invested heavily in new technologies and machinery to maintain a high level product quality playing a leading part in establishing standards. Close links are maintained with Standard authorities in the UK and abroad and Searle is represented on the boards or committees of all major consultative bodies with relevance to the refrigeration industry. Searle ‘s commitment to technological innovation is exemplified by the degree of automation throughout the business. A network of computer added design (CAD) coordinates the activities of the engineering, production, customer service and accounting functions in such a way that customers effectively control the activity of the factory.
Searle has the most comprehensive Research and Development facilities in the British refrigeration industry. In addition to developing new products lines, the company can undertake special projects on behalf of customers. A high level of expertise and sophisticated test equipment ensure that the most demanding specifications are met. Searle supplies its products for a wide range of industries. Our products are found in:
- all major supermarkets and chain stores,
- many pub cellars,
- large food manufacturing
- processing companies.
- Government establishments
Searle has established a reputation for liveliness and as a pace setter in the fields in which it operates. Searle faces the future with confidence and anticipation. Increased emphasis on environmental matters, the reduction or removal of international trade barriers: increasing sophisticated technology and changing social patterns are all issues which are being actively addressed.
With its committed management, first-class workforce and unrivalled product range, Searle’s declared objective is to establish itself as the clear leader in the European refrigeration industry.