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October 7, 2019 – Absocold, a manufacturer of a premium line of refrigerators for the hospitality industry, government, student housing and assisted housing facilities, will be exhibiting at the GLACUHO Conference on October20-22 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing, MI at Michigan State University. Join us at Booth #8 to speak with one of our Student Housing Sales Representatives on how best to outfit your dorms or student apartments with the quality long-lasting and safe appliances.

The conference will take a look at the dynamic profession of Housing and Residence life on college campuses. As the decade comes to a close, professionals in the field will look to present innovative ways to serve student populations in the years ahead.

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January 2, 2019 – Absocold, a manufacturer of a premium line of refrigerators for the hospitality industry, government, student housing and assisted housing facilities, has announced they have extended their warranty to a full two-years for the Suite Fridge® Hospitality Line. This warranty guarantees the original purchaser that the model will be free from defects in material and workmanship for 2-years from the date of purchase when used and maintained according to instructions provided with the units.

Absocold additionally guarantees, to the original purchaser, the hermetic motor (compressor) furnished as part of the Suite Fridge refrigerator for a period of five years from date of purchase when operated and maintained according to instructions supplied with the units.

The 1.1 cu. ft. ARD104 and the 2.0 cu. ft. ARD204 are commercially rated, Energy Star® Qualified refrigerators that also feature the proprietary Quick Chill ‘n Snooze® feature. Guests can use the two- hour chill feature to quickly cool beverages and food products. The Snooze feature allows guests who are light sleepers to turn the refrigerator off for 8 hours with an auto restart feature to return it to normal operation after that period of time.

“We manufacture a very reliable refrigerator with innovative features for the hospitality industry,” said Josh Long, General Manager, Absocold brand. “Over the years we have seen very few replacement units being sent out which gives us the confidence to offer our customers the added protection of an additional year on our Suite Fridge product. The longevity of this unit is extremely important to our customers when purchasing for their hotels and motels. Knowing that they are getting an exceptional product, fully backed with an industry leading warranty, enables them to worry about more important things, like making sure their guests are completely satisfied with their stay.”

September 6, 2018 – Abscocold, a manufacturer of a premium line of refrigerators and microwaves for the hospitality industry, government services, student housing, and assisted living facilities, announced today that Jim Karczewski has joined the organization as Director, Hospitality Sales. Mr. Karczewski began his career as a Purchasing Director for Mill Distributors before moving to the hospitality industry in sales with Serta International Bedding. In 2012, Jim joined Hospitality Furnishings and Design as the Purchasing Director where he helped grow the company’s revenue to over $100 million. “Jim brings a unique insight to this role as he has served in both a purchasing and sales capacity,” said Jeff Ross, President of Indoff Appliance Group, the parent company for the Absocold brand. “His vast industry knowledge will allow Absocold to better anticipate our customers’ upcoming needs and how we approach growing our share of the FF&E (Fixtures Furniture and Equipment) market.” Mr. Karczewski, a native of Wisconsin, will be based out of Cleveland, Ohio.

Additionally, Absocold announced it has relocated its offices and client showroom to 425 Commerce Road in Richmond, IN. Incorporated in 1969, Richmond has been the home for Absocold since 1978 when it moved to the area from Iona, Michigan. “We have a long and proud history in this part of Indiana,” said Jim Malkus, CEO and President of Indoff. “We are fortunate to have a group of outstanding employees from the region who are invested in this community and to growing our company by providing quality products and great customer service. We look forward to remaining a part of the local business scene for many years to come.”


  • Join the Absocold Team at the ACUHO-I Housing Facilities Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this October 29 through November 1. Discover how our line of quality refrigerators, microwaves, and Cook ‘N Cool Combination models can improve your campus housing facilities.For more information or to register please go to event page.