About Us

    For 30+ years, AGC Heat Transfer has provided reliable, innovative plate heat exchanger products, solutions, and services that surpass expectations of food manufacturers.

    Built For Food. Built To Last.

    AGC Heat Transfer, Inc. is the leading supplier of sanitary plate heat exchangers in North America. By manufacturing plate heat exchangers specifically designed for sanitary applications, we’ve designed and developed plates that meet 3-A Sanitary Standards and outperform those made by other brands.

    Our services, including our patented PlateCheck process, bring new ways to check that your equipment is in good condition to produce safe products efficiently. And our custom frames and plate packs are built to withstand the high demands of the beverage and food industries.

    The AGC Difference

    Why work with AGC? Our core values are just a taste of what you’ll experience when you partner with us.


    Integrity is our foundation. We earn respect for our commitment to honesty, trust, and transparency.


    Embracing the highest standards to ensure resource efficiency for the well-being of our employees and responsibility to the environment.


    By understanding the customer needs, encouraging curiosity, and promoting diversity of thought, we create cutting-edge product technology utilizing state-of-the-art processes.


    Commitment through perseverance, GRIT, and a focus on continuous improvement, consistently delivering quality equipment, parts, and service of unmatched value.


    Results motivated by diverse and inclusive culture, where accountability fosters customer and employee satisfaction, creative solutions, and strong communication.

    Safe. Sustainable. Solutions.

    We take environmental impact very seriously, which is why we constantly optimize the use of natural resources for our products. When you partner with AGC Heat Transfer, your facility will stay productive and competitive in your industry, without excessive environmental damage.

    We Believe in Doing What's Right

    Our four Business Principles are the beacons we live by to achieve our business goals. By aspiring to our business principles, we can find more opportunities to contribute to a more sustainable future and improve quality of life for our customers and their consumers.

    Business Integrity

    High ethical standards guide our conduct


    Optimizing the use of natural resources is our business


    Respect for human rights is fundamental


    Our commitment to open dialogue builds trust

    The ABAC (Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption) Policy is an extension of AGC's Business Principles. AGC's ABAC Policy assigns responsibility, authority, and accountability for handling these matters within our organization. For more information about how AGC is approaching climate change, human rights and bribery, and corruption, see our Business Principles of AGC.

    AGC Leadership

    Meet the team who helps keep AGC Heat Transfer efficient, effective, and sustainable.

    George Adams

    George Adams


    Penny Vander Velden

    Penny Vander Velden

    Director of Sales & Marketing

    George Tholl

    George Tholl

    Director, Research & Development

    Katherine Ortiz

    Katherine Ortiz

    Financial Controller

    Ken McCoy

    Ken McCoy

    HR Business Partner


    Using our large repository of food and beverage sample data and forward-thinking engineering capabilities, we provide the equipment and services that you need to optimize your plant and keep your employees and products safe.

    Make your plate heat exchanger one less thing you need to worry about.