About Us

We have been in this business since 1955 and are proud to have provided exceptional services and solutions to a wide spectrum of industries requiring cooling and refrigeration systems. 



Sharing its name with the original owner and founder, JOHN BEAL (Vic-Aus) is an Australian-owned company that was formed in 1955 to re-manufacture refrigeration and air conditioning compressors to sell into the industry.

Originally operating out of Highett, the now 880m2 factory is today situated at 51 Industrial Drive Braeside. John Beal (Vic-Aus) is a well-recognized and trusted industry brand name, with a wholly-owned remanufacturing plant at
its Melbourne address.

Owned by Mr. John Beal from 1955 till 1995 the company originally traded from their facility in Highett during which the facility was almost destroyed by fire in the late 70’s. Despite this, the company emerged successfully from the ashes, and went on to be sold in June 1995 to its present owner Mr. Edward Fritsch.

Today, JOHN BEAL (Vic-Aus) remanufactures a comprehensive range of refrigeration and air-conditioning compressors both in house and onsite, to suit your needs. With a stator rewind service available, extensive experience in screw compressors and a broad catalogue of spare parts. John Beal (Vic-Aus) has everything to cater to your rebuilding needs.

Offering a changeover, sale from stock or on-site rebuilding service to the industry, John Beal (Vic-Aus) rebuilds compressors to manufacturer’s specifications. With all compressors extensively tested mechanically, electrically and operationally, and all coming with a twelve month back to factory warranty, it’s not surprising that John Beal enjoy one of the best reputations for quality work.

John Beal (Vic-Aus) continues to be the largest and most trusted rebuilder of air-conditioning & refrigeration compressors in Victoria.
Supplying to some of the biggest brands, such as Actrol, Toll, Beijer Ref, and Kirby, the quality of products and customer service offered by John Beal (Vic-Aus) is recognized and appreciated Australia-wide.


Who We Are

Rigorously Tested Rebuilt Compressors for Top Performance and Efficiency

Products thoroughly tested after installation for superior performance

Reliable and Efficient Technicians

Highly experienced and skilled staff for all your cooling system solutions

Customer-oriented Engineering Solutions

Providing 100% customer satisfaction every time!

Affordable and Competitive Rates

Offering optimal service at the lowest cost

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Giving Compressors a New Life